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Tales of Truth and Legend

National Justice Museum, High Pavement, Nottingham, NG1 1HN

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Tales of Truth and Legend tour of National Justice Museum


Monday - Sunday | 10.30am and 3.30pm
National Justice Museum
Tickets: Normal admission price to the museum - £10.95 adults, over 60s £9.95, students £9.95, under 18s £7.95, under 5s FREE. Family ticket for 4 people (max 2 adults) £32.50.

Welcome to the National Justice Museum!

You may already be aware of the museum in Nottingham’s historic Shire Hall, but have you ever wondered about its hidden secrets?

The special new guided tour Tales of Truth and Legend gives VIP access to the museum's secret spaces and little-known stories, including their links with the legend of Robin Hood.

You can

 – visit the dungeon where folklore suggests Robin was once held

 – find out about the historic events played out on our steps

 – uncover the origins of Nottingham’s most famous spelling mistake

– hear about the real prison breaks from our Georgian gaol, and

– discover quirky facts and stories about our Victorian courtrooms

And there’s much more.

Tours run every day at 10.30am and 3.30pm.

Regrettably, due to the historic nature of the Museum’s building some areas of this tour, including the dungeons, are inaccessible to wheelchair users.

Watch this video for a glimpse of the Tales of Truth and Legend tour, or to read our Tales Of Truuth and Legend Tour blog, please click here. 

Special discounted tours for over 55s (Begins 21 November)

Throughout November, December and January, the National Justice Museum is offering special discounted tours every Wednesday from 2pm-4pm for everyone over 55. Tour the museum at your leisure, take part in the new Tales of Truth and Legend Tour at 3.30pm –  and get a free cup of tea or coffee on arrival.

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