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February 2003
Galleries of Justice - The Cell
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Galleries of Justice : The Courtroom

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Shire Hall Nottingham
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The last public execution at Shire Hall was in 1864.

Shire Hall and the surrounding buildings in which the Galleries of Justice is housed, were in use from the 1700's up to the mid 1980's.

There has been a court on the site since 1375 and a prison since at least 1149.
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The above image is from a cell that a prisoner would have used in the 18th Century.

To the left of the cell is a demonstration of how a prisoner was hanged in this period.

At the Galleries of Justice you can experience the atmosphere of a prison from 300 years ago.

Shire Hall
Shire Hall and the surrounding buildings in which the Galleries of Justice is housed, were in use from the 1700's up to the mid 1980's.

There has been a court on the site since 1375 and a prison since at least 1449.

Opening times:
Peak season: 1st April - 31st October
Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 5pm

Off peak: 1st November - 31st March
Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 4pm

(Closed 23rd-27th, 30th-31st & 1st Jan)

Prices:
Adults: £6.95
Children: £5.25
Concessions: £5.95
Family ticket: £19.95

Address:
Galleries of Justice
Shire Hall
High Pavement
The Lace market
Nottingham
NG1 1HN
Tel. 0115 952 0555



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