Dartmoor Prison Museum

Want to learn about life inside one of the world’s most famous and notorious jails?  Come and visit the Dartmoor prison museum and be surprised by some of the artefacts and documents on display. See life-size models of Napoleonic soldiers, learn about the ‘mad axeman’ who escaped and was never recaptured, and see how the uniforms change throughout the years!

Why visit the prison museum?

If you're looking for a fun and fascinating day out for the whole family then this is a must-see museum in Devon!

The museum portrays more than 200 years of the prison’s turbulent history from the beginning when Dartmoor was a prisoner of war depot for French and American prisoners, to the latest convictions through to today!

  • Adults £3.50 each
  • Under 18 £2.50 each
  • Over 60 £2.50 each
  • Families £11.00 each (2 adults and up to 3 under 18’s or 1 adult with 4 under 18’s)

Dartmoor Prison Museum

HMP Dartmoor
South West England
PL20 6RR
Phone: 01822 322130

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