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Dublin Environs Sights

Wicklow's Historic Gaol

  • Market Sq. Map It
  • Wicklow Town

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Just above Market Square, the town's old jail has been converted into a museum and heritage center where it's possible to trace your genealogical roots. The "gruff gaoler" escorts you to your prison cell before computer displays, actors, and life-size models tell the gruesome history of the prison, from the 1798 rebellion to the late 19th century.

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Market Sq., Wicklow Town, Co. Wicklow, Co Wicklow, Ireland

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  • €7.90
  • Daily 10:30–4:30


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