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Unique Events

We are more than just a prison. People travel from across the globe to experience Europe's only Prison Break event. Or if you're not scared of the dark, choose Night Behind Bars or Paranormal Investigations.

Group Activities

Whether it's a family day out, a stag or hen do, or just some fun with friends, you can choose from Escape Rooms, Axe Throwing,  Archery, Laser Maze & iCombat.

Make A Day Of It

At Shrewsbury Prison we have our own restaurant, museum and gift shop. Plus we are located directly next to Shrewsbury train station, making the whole day seamless.

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PRISON TOURS

✓ Guided by Ex-Officers
✓ Self Guided option
✓ Great for all ages

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ACTIVITIES

✓ Escape room challenges
✓ iCombat, archery & axe throwing
✓ Fun for groups of all ages

EVENTS

✓ Prison Break
✓ Night Behind Bars
✓ Paranormal Investigations

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6 reasons why Shrewsbury Prison should be the next place you visit:

✓  Spend a night behind bars (and get let out in the morning)
✓  The only place in Europe you can try to break out of a prison (legally!)
✓  Unique prison cell Escape Rooms
✓  Restaurant, museum & gift shop for a full family day out

✓  Perfect group activities for stag dos, hen dos and corporate events 
✓  Seconds away from Shrewsbury train station

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★★★★★

Rated excellent by 2,880 visitors

Tripadvisor

"Awesome family day out. The whole experience from entering the prison to leaving was welcoming, authentic, unique and comes highly recommended." 

- Tammy P via TripAdvisor

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DIVE INTO 200 YEARS OF BRITISH HISTORY

FILLED WITH FASCINATING TALES

Shrewsbury Prison is one of the UK's most notorious Victorian prisons where across two wings there are 194 cells, built to house over 300 prisoners. 

Steeped in history and jaw-dropping true stories, look forward to a unique insight into life behind bars. 

AS SEEN ON THE BIG SCREEN

From Hollywood blockbusters to BBC dramas, Shrewsbury Prison has provided iconic backdrops to many films and TV series.

It was on these grounds that the The hit BBC's drama Time, featuring Sean Bean and Stephen Graham, was filmed.

HOME TO INFAMOUS INMATES

Robert Welch was a key member of the infamous 15-man gang that stole £2.6million - equivalent to £50million now - from a Royal Mail train in August 1963. He was incarcerated in Shrewsbury in 1964 after being given a 30-year sentence. 

Learn more about our infamous inmates on a fascinating guided tour.

EXPERIENCE LIFE BEHIND BARS IN SHREWSBURY PRISON

Walk the corridors of a 200 year old Victorian prison and feel what it's like to be behind the steel doors.

✓  Guided tours by former Prison Officers
✓  Fun for all the family, kids archery, laser maze, and more!
✓  Unique prison cell Escape Rooms
✓  Self-guided tour options - great value for money
✓  Restaurant, museum & gift shop for the perfect family day out
✓  Seconds away from Shrewsbury train station
✓  As Seen in BBC's hit drama Time

 Rated 'Excellent' by 2,880 Visitors

Experience a traditional Victorian prison, where across two wings there are 194 cells, built to house 350 men and 22 women.

Explore the Reception where new prisoners were processed, the exercise yard - made famous in films such as The Shawshank Redemption - and feel the atmosphere in the darkest part of the prison, the Execution Room, which was still used up until 1961.

Our Guided Tours are run by Shrewsbury's ex-Prison Officers, who will give you first-hand insight into the crimes committed by inmates and daily life in this fascinating prison.

Welcome To Shrewsbury Prison

Tours By Ex-Officers

Our expert guided tours are hosted by former Prison Officers at Shrewsbury Prison. You can also choose a Self Guided tour which lets you roam the prison at your leisure.

Fascinating Stories

From infamous prison escapes, to coldblooded crimes, to the day-to-day activities of the inmates, Shrewsbury prison is full of unforgettable stories.

Tripadvisor's #1 Destination

We are proud to be rated the #1 tourist destination in Shropshire on Tripadvisor, and our average rating is 4.5/5 from 2,500 reviews.