The Old Town Jail
Stirling Old Town Jail is a top-rated independent visitor attraction in the heart of Stirling’s Old Town, winner of the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award – and located just a short walk from Stirling Castle.
Stirling Old Town Jail is a must-visit destination for those seeking a glimpse into Scotland's rich and fascinating history. Located in the heart of Stirling's charming Old Town, just a stone's throw from the iconic Stirling Castle, this top-rated independent attraction is the perfect place to explore the darker side of Scotland's past.
Winner of the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award, Stirling Old Town Jail is renowned for its immersive live performance tours, which offer visitors the opportunity to hear the histories of punishment and the tales of the Burgh's most notorious heroes and villains. With tours running every 30 minutes, you'll be transported back in time as you explore the jail's eerie cells and uncover the secrets of its past.
But that's not all – visitors to Stirling Old Town Jail can also visit our Scene of the Crime Exhibition, which offers an in-depth look at the historical crimes that took place within the jail's walls. And for those looking for breathtaking views of Stirling, be sure to make the climb to our observation tower – a truly unforgettable experience!
Whether you're a history buff or simply looking for an unforgettable day out, Stirling Old Town Jail is an experience you won't want to miss.
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