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Lichfield’s Historic Guildhall Prison Cells - Open!

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The site, which has housed a prison since 1548, has a fascinating history that spans across centuries. Today, visitors will be able to explore four of the remaining cells and a small display which includes memorabilia from the police station which once existed there. The Cells also tell the stories of the people who were imprisoned there, including Edward Wightman, who was the last person to be burned at the stake for heresy in England.

The Cells will be open every Saturday from 10am-4pm until September and entry is free.

Price

  • Free

Upcoming Dates

  • Sat 9th Jul 2022 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sat 16th Jul 2022 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sat 23rd Jul 2022 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sat 30th Jul 2022 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sat 6th Aug 2022 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sat 13th Aug 2022 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sat 20th Aug 2022 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sat 27th Aug 2022 10:00am - 4:00pm

Dates / Times

Sat 2nd Jul 2022 10:00am - 4:00pm

Contact Us

The Old Guildhall Prison Cells

01543 264972

sjmuseum@lichfield.gov.uk

http://www.samueljohnsonbirthplace.org.uk/