Oxford Prison Cells

17th Jan, 2023

Visitors to Oxford Castle & Prison can take a guided tour and learn about the history of the prison and the lives of the prisoners who were held there. The tour provides an in-depth look into the harsh conditions of the prison and the daily lives of the prisoners. It’s not just a history lesson, but also an eerie and spooky experience.

The prisoner’s cells are a must-see destination for anyone interested in history or architecture. Each cell tells a story of the prisoners held there, from common thieves to high-born ladies accused of murder. Visitors can see the original graffiti made by the prisoners and how they were trying to cope with their harsh conditions.

Are part of your character-led tour you will learn and experience many of the prisoner’s stories, as well as be given time to explore them yourselves… if you dare!

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