👒☀️Immerse Yourself In History to Escape The Ordinary this May Half Term by visiting The World's Oldest Prison, running from 27th May - 4th June. 👒☀️ Book now



Step back in time and discover an array of artefacts, documents and photographs at the Shepton Mallet Prison museum.

The museum boasts a variety of fascinating content, from prisoners’ belongings that were discovered hidden throughout the site to displays from the wide variety of books, films and TV shows featuring the prison.

A collection of Officer accessories can also be found, from epaulettes and key chains to names badges and commemorative medals. When you visit us, our team will aim to educate and enlighten you of all ages about some of the more personal elements of prison life for both staff and inmates alongside the role of the historic market town of Shepton Mallet.

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Opening Hours

Mon-Sun: 10am-5pm