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Young People by delivering Law and Justice education at national heritage sites.

We inspire...

Young People by delivering Law and Justice education at national heritage sites.

We inspire...

Young People by delivering Law and Justice education at national heritage sites.

We inspire...

Young People by delivering Law and Justice education at national heritage sites.

Nottingham

Galleries of Justice Museum

The Galleries of Justice Museum is housed in the Grade II * listed Shire Hall in the heart of the Nottingham City’s historic Lace Market.  There has been a court on the site since at least 1375 and a prison since at least 1449. The Galleries of Justice Museum comprises of an old Georgian prison (closed down during the Victorian era), an Edwardian Police Station (used until 1986), Victorian Courtrooms (used until mid 1980s), a mock up of a modern Youth Court, exhibition spaces about Prisons, Crime, Punishment, Robin Hood and the HM Prison Service Collection .

Contact Us:

[email protected] or call 0115 9939 811 to discuss and plan your visit

We recommend that groups book a minimum of two months in advance where possible to secure preferred dates. We can take bookings up to a year in advance but due to demand we may not be able to accommodate your first choice, please be aware of this when requesting a visit.

Important notice about museum capital redevelopment work and changes to activities: From 20th February 2017 to the 31st March 2017 parts of the Galleries of Justice Museum will be closed. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. The Museum has been awarded almost £1 million by the Heritage Lottery Fund to enable it to embark on an exciting redevelopment project. We will be offering limited alternative educational activities for groups already booked during this time.  The museum will relaunch on 1st April 2017 as the National Justice Museum, and our brand new education programme is also available from April 2017.

Prices for educational activities: 

Half day: £9 per pupil

Full day: £10 per pupil

Prices are valid for any bookings made before April 1st 2017. Book now to secure current rates.

Please see details about all activities below 

 

Key Stage 5 and University Level Activities

Courtroom Workshops

These 2 hour workshops enhance knowledge about the law. Sessions include an introduction to the law and j...

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Case Study Workshop

Examine a real life case using archive materials such as autopsy cards and have the opportunity to meet h...

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Crime and Punishment through time

In this 2 hour museum workshop students will explore law-related objects and artefacts, come face-to-face...

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