Please note that visitors are advised to utilise the parking facilities at Sainsbury's, as parking is limited on-site. Thanks to the cooperation of the supermarket, visitors can park there for up to two and a half hours.


This Easter we have a range of egg-citing ways to enjoy Bodmin Jail! 


Victorian Easter Egg Hunt

The Easter Bunny has hidden several eggs around the museum, will you find them all?  Find the eggs and claim your reward at the Bodmin Jail Gift Shop – proving the dark can also be sweet.

You're Pulling My Leg Heritage Tour

Our award winning Heritage Guides will take you from public to private hangings, the short drop to the long drop, to the headline executions of the 1800s. Discover hanging folklore, infamous hangmen and punishments beyond the grave this April. You’d be foolish not to.

100 Stories

Running until April 30th, discover the objects, and unearth their stories. 100 objects dotted around Bodmin Jail - find the object, read the tags, and learn all about them.

100 years of Bodmin Jail history awaits.