National Justice Museum

High Pavement, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 1HN

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Meet amazing, costumed characters from Nottingham's history in our Grade II* listed, Shire Hall. Explore the Victorian Courtroom, Georgian gaol, and ancient cells - all spread over five fascinating floors.

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.

A visit to the National Justice Museum tends to stay with people long after they’ve left. From experiencing ancient dungeons to engaging with contemporary exhibitions and events, law and justice are brought to life in exciting and relevant new ways.

They also have free exhibitions throughout the year, which do not require a museum admission ticket.

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£12.05 per ticket
Adult Gift Aid£13.25 per ticket
Child£8.75 per ticket
Child Gift Aid£9.65 per ticket
Concession£10.95 per ticket
Concession Gift Aid£12.05 per ticket
Family£35.75 per ticket
Family Gift Aid£39.35 per ticket

Joint ticket with the City of Caves:
Adults: £17.60 | Adult Gift Aid: £19.35
Family: £53.65 | Family Gift Aid: £59.00 (4 people, max 2 adults)

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  • Dogs Accepted - guide dogs permitted only
  • Groups Accepted - Groups welcome
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Max group size - 10
  • Min group size - 1
  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Parking (charge) - Parking is unavailable on-site. Please read the parking section on the Visit Us page on the museum's website for information about nearby car parks

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Opening Times

National Justice Museum (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 17:00

* Back open 7 days a week from 1 April 2022
Opening times may change during school holidays.


  • 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
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

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