100 Years

Bodmin Jail has a fascinating history. Built in 1779, it served as a prison until 1923 — a total of 100 years since the last prisoner left. 

This year, we're marking that centenary with a host of events, including a special exhibition and tours. Check out our events calendar for more information.

100 Stories

Running from January 7th to April 30th, discover the objects, and unearth their stories. 100 objects dotted around Bodmin Jail - find the object, scan the NFC tag, and learn all about them.

100 years of Bodmin Jail history awaits. Can you find them all?

100 Years - 100 Stories
  • Runs from January 7th 2023 - April 30th 2023
  • Available with Standard Jail Entry
  • Parental discretion
  • NFC Tagging

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