This museum was featured in the following museum trails.
Hexham Old Gaol was ordered to be built in 1330, making it the oldest purpose-built prison in England. It has been brought into the 21st century with a glass lift and audio visual screens which help visitors explore the history of the gaol and its prisoners.
Hearing disabilities facilities
Visual disability facilities
Opening times: Mar - Oct: open daily 10am - 4:30pm; Nov - Feb: Mon, Tue & Sat only 10am - 4.30pm
Entry price: Adult £3.80, child £2.00, family £10.00