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"The Old Gaol House" Top 5 Page for this destination King's Lynn Things to Do Tip by Tom_Fields

King's Lynn Things to Do: 18 reviews and 35 photos

  Inside the Old Gaol House
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  • Inside the Old Gaol House - King's Lynn
      Inside the Old Gaol House
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  • Graffitti scribbled by prisoners in their cells - King's Lynn
      Graffitti scribbled by prisoners in their cells
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Here is a ghoulish museum of medieval justice. You can learn about the infamous witch trials, the means of extracting confessions, the punishments, and the tiny cells where prisoners were kept.

Address: Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 5DQ
Directions: On west side of King Street close to the Tuesday Market Place (same as for the Guildhall).
othercontact: Fax: 01553 772361
Phone: 01553 774297
Website: http://www.west-norfolk.gov.uk/Default.aspx?page=21849

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  • Updated Jan 2, 2006
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