This prison was originally used for debtors and heretics to the English crown in the 12th century and was continually used up until the late 18th century. In its later years it was used to confine rowdy individuals who disturbed the peace in public houses until it was finally burned down in the Gordon Riots in 1780. Today its a popular attraction to those visiting the Southwark/London Bridge area and in addition to its adjacent museum, the prison also hosts conference and meeting rooms for a truly unique event. Timings are seasonal.
- Open Hours: Summer - Jul to Sep - Monday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 09:00 PM, Winter - Oct to Jun - Monday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM, Winter - Oct to Jun - Saturday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 07:30 PM
Attractions & Landmarks
- Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
- Nearest Train: London Bridge