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Museum, £3-£4

Ruthin Gaol

Ruthin Gaol

Ruthin Gaol


People can spend time exploring its nooks and crannies and learn about life in the Victorian prison system. See how the prisoners lived their daily lives: what they ate, how they worked, and the punishments they suffered.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessGuided tours for groups

Opening details

2017 Opening times:
1 April - 30 September open 6 days a week (closed on Tuesdays) from 10:00 - 17:00.
28 October to 3 November open 10:00 - 17:00.
4 November - 31 March closed.
Last admission: 16:00


Adult - £4
Senior/student/child - £3
Child 5 years and under - FREE
Family (any 4, min 1 child) - £11
Guide book - £1
Audio guide - £1
Out of hours/ season opening up charge - £30

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 1 Jun Captured on Camera
Sat 1 Jul - Thu 31 Aug Summer Holiday Fun
Mon 10 Jul Arty Day
Mon 7 Aug Tales of the Gaol
Mon 30 Oct - Fri 3 Nov Halloween Week





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Map reference: SJ 121582  Lat: 53.11372 Long: -3.31467

Located on Clwyd Street in Ruthin, just off the A525.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Buckley station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups