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National Justice Museum

High Pavement, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 1HN

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National Justice Museum Nottingham


The National Justice Museum has reopened with enhanced health and safety measures in place. Please see below for details.


Coronavirus update: Nottinghamshire’s unique National Justice Museum reopened its doors on July 25 with a new tour and experiences designed for family fun in a safe place. The Museum has gained Visit Britain’s ‘We’re Good to Go’ kitemark confirming it is following national guidelines for opening safely. Bookings are being taken now for visitors to tour and see the Museum’s characters including the prison warder and court usher, who will be on hand guiding people around a new one-way route, tell their stories about prison life, crime and punishment. The Museum has set out to give visitors the same five-star touring experience they enjoyed as before. For more information and to book select the 'Website' button above.


Come and explore the National Justice Museum's full range of exhibitions, meet characters from history and take part in their wide range of fun, interactive activities available. Characters, activities, exhibitions and courtroom performances will change throughout the year so there is always something new to discover.

Their admission price entitles you to entry throughout the entire day so you can make the most of your visit. They also have some free exhibitions open to the public all day every day.

How to book

There are free exhibitions on site, open all day every day, and tickets can be bought to explore the museum in depth.

It is recommended to book in advance wherever possible. Groups and schools must book in advance.

Contact or call 0115 952 0555 to find out more

Access information

The National Justice Museum is located in Nottingham city centre with easy access via public transport.

If you have specific access needs it is strongly advised that you contact the museum in advance (0115 952 0555 or so the team can help you to make the most of your visit. Please be aware that due to the historic nature of the building, in some parts of the museum there will be low ceilings, uneven floors and many steps. Flat shoes are advisable. Please wrap up warm on colder days.

Facilities include: Hearing loop, Accessible toilets, Audio Guides, Virtual reality presentations

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£10.95 per ticket
Disabled (Carer goes free)£7.95 per ticket
Family Ticket (max.2 adults)£32.50 per ticket
Over 60s£9.95 per ticket
Student£9.95 per ticket
Under 18s (Under 5's go free)£7.95 per ticket

Joint ticket with the National Justice Museum Saving of 20%
Adults: £16.00
Children: £11.95
Concessions: £14.00
Family pass: £48.75 (2 adults, 2 concessions or 1 adult, 3 concessions)

Map & Directions



  • Dogs Accepted - guide dogs permitted only
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Contact establishment for details.
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Contact establishment for details.
  • Groups Accepted - Groups welcome
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Max group size - 10
  • Min group size - 1
  • On-Site café/restaurant - Refreshments available

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - drop off point available for disabled visitors

Opening Times

National Justice Museum (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2020)
Monday09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday - WednesdayClosed
Thursday - Sunday09:30 - 17:00

* Last admission is at 4pm


  • Visit EnglandVisit England Awards for Excellence – Gold Award Visit England Awards for Excellence – Gold Award 2014
  • Regional and MiscellaneousNottinghamshire Hospitality Stars Awards Finalist 2018 Nottinghamshire Hospitality Stars Awards Finalist 2018 2018
  • Regional and MiscellaneousNottinghamshire Hospitality Stars Awards Finalist 2019 Nottinghamshire Hospitality Stars Awards Finalist 2019 2019
  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020

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  • Save money when you book a joint ticket for the City of Caves and the National Justice Museum.

    Adult joint ticket £16 | Over 60s joint ticket £14 | Student joint ticket (available with a valid NUS card) £14 | Under 18s joint ticket £11.95 | Under 5s Free at both attractions. Joint family ticket for 4 people (max 2 adults) £48.75

    *The joint ticket is only valid when booked for both attractions for the same number of people. Book online on the National Justice Museum website.

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