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The Central Highlands Sights

Old Town Jail

  • Jail

Updated 10/08/2013

Fodor's Review

The original town jail, now restored, has exhibitions about life in a 19th-century Scottish prison. Furnished cells, models, and staff—dressed as prisoners, wardens, and prison reformers—bring the gruesome prison to life. The irony is it that it was seen as an improvement on previous prisons. Guided tours are offered every half hour.

Sight Information


St. John's St., Stirling, Stirling, FK8 1EA, Scotland



Sight Details:

  • £6.65
  • Apr.–Sept., daily 9–6; Oct.–Mar., weekends 9–4; last admission 1 hr before closing

Updated 10/08/2013


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