The Clink Prison Museum

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Go behind bars at this terrifying prison museum in London when you visit The Clink! 

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  • Discounted tickets available for children (under 16), seniors (65+) and students (with valid ID)
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It's your turn to do the time at The Clink Prison Museum in London!

Step into the captivating history of The Clink, an establishment with roots dating back to 1144.

Once London's most infamous medieval prison, now transformed into Britain's oldest, The Clink has shed its dark past and no longer houses criminals.

With a history spanning more than 600 years, The Clink stands witness to an array of social and political transformations. Discover the tales of its inhabitants – a motley crew ranging from debtors and harlots to heretics and drunkards.

Come face to face with the dark past on a terrifying day out in London

Immerse yourself in the narratives of horrific crimes, and encounter relics of the past, including remnants of ancient torture devices that were used to torment and punish.

Embark on a self-guided exploration of the museum. Situated in Southwark, a district known today for its vibrance, that was one home to debauched and twisted entertainment in times of old. As you delve into the secrets of this medieval prison, you'll encounter the raw truths of its history.

Don't forget to capture a memento of your visit – snap a photo that can be downloaded as a keepsake, encapsulating the experience of stepping back in time at The Clink. 

The frightening nature of the Clink Prison Museum means it's not for the very young ones, but families with older kids (7+) will have a blast at one of the best things to do in London for history-enthusiasts, older kids, younger teenagers and anyone with an interest in all things grizzly and gruesome!

1 Clink Street,
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How to find us

The address for The Clink Prison Museum is at 1 Clink Street, London, SE1 9DG

By tube: 

The closest tube station to the Clink Prison Museum is London Bridge

By train: 

The closest train station to the Clink Prison Museum is at London Bridge Rail Station

The Clink Prison Museum is not suitable for children under the age of seven. 

The old design of the building means that the museum is not accessible by wheelchair.

The closest parking is at the NCP Car Park, Kipling St, London SE1 3RU

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