Hexham Old Gaol

Hexham Old Gaol

<p>Step into Northumberland's past with a visit to Hexham Old Gaol</p> <p>Visit England’s oldest gaol and relive important moments from our region's turbulent past.</p> <p>Delve into what life was really like for prisoners in the 1300s at our Scheduled Ancient Monument</p> <p>Visit Hexham Old Gaol and find out more about the Border Reivers – local families including the Charltons, Dodds, Milburns and Robsons, famous for causing trouble.</p> <p>Make the most of your visit and see our amazing Border Library Collection, a wide variety of photographs, books, poetry and music about our border territory. Learn about how the Northumberland landscape changed dramatically over the centuries, and about daily life on the border.</p> <p>Museums Northumberland sites all offer contemporary perspectives on our region’s history and we seek to make this a key part of our outstanding offer for visitors.</p><p>Opening times:&nbsp;</p><p>11am – 4.30pm<br>April – September: Tuesday – Saturday<br>October & November and February & March: Tuesday and Saturday<br></p> <p>Entry price:</p> <p>12 months unlimited return visits:</p> <ul><li>16 and under: FREE</li><li>Adult: £5</li><li>Multiple Adults purchased at the same time: £4.50</li><li>Concession (OAP and student):&nbsp; £4</li></ul><p><br></p>

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