Following government guidelines we will be closed 5th November to 2nd December

Bodmin Jail is now open!

Bodmin Jail has completed a major re-development and is now open. Immerse yourself in Cornwall's Dark History in our new 'Dark Walk' with state of the art theatrical effects that bring some of the grimest stories vividly to life.

These are challenging times for all of us and following government guidelines we will be closed 5th November to 2nd December. We look forward to welcoming you to our Dickensian Christmas with the Ghosts of Christmas Past in December. Our ticket office is still open for tickets for December onwards. 

Bodmin Jail is an experience for the family, see our family information, or for the daring who want to discover the paranormal.

The History of Bodmin Jail

Built in 1779 for King George III, Bodmin Jail has played an important role in Cornwall’s history and this bold re-development gives visitors the chance to delve into an intriguing hidden history.  Learn more about the fascinating History of Bodmin Jail.

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