Wicklow's Historic Gaol

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Things to do in County Wicklow, Ireland - Wicklow's Historic Gaol - YourDaysOut
Kilmantin Hill, Wicklow, Ireland
Open every day: 10.30-16.30
Adult - EUR 7.90 Child - EUR 5.00 Family - EUR 20.00
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Wicklow Gaol is an atmospheric jail museum experience offering visitors a glimpse of life in prisons of the past. As one of Ireland’s top tourist destinations, Wicklow Gaol tells the story of its prisoners through an interactive tour led by experienced and passionate actor guides. Epic. Cruel. Tragic. Wicklow Gaol’s story is interwoven with the history of Wicklow and Ireland itself. Major Events Transportation 1798 Rebellion 1820-1843: Building Expansion 1840s: The Great Famine 19th Century Prison Reform 1916-1923: The Independence Era 1924: The Cheshire Regiment 1928-2014: Closure and Renovation Daily Life Work and Chores Punishment Regimes Death, Disease and Hygiene Medicine Children Education Prison Graffiti Characters Mary Morris the Matron ...

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