Step inside the world's most notorious medieval prison at the Clink Prison Museum, situated on the site of the original Clink Prison. Enjoy a hands-on experience of torture devices and explore a day in the life of a medieval prisoner.
What is there to see at the museum?
See displays of written and art history, which describe the prison and the incredible historical events that took place in Bankside – including plots against the crown and the Mayflower.
The scandalous past of this notorious prison, which dates back to 1144, is told through recorded audio stories, themed rooms and replica artefacts, including gory torture tools.
Don't miss a chance to snap a photograph behind the bars in a dedicated booth to remember your visit!
Where is the Clink Prison Museum?
The Clink Prison Museum is at 1 Clink Street, in Bankside.
How can I get there?
How long is my visit?
You're advised to allow one hour and 15 minutes for your visit.
How much are the tickets?
Adult tickets cost £8 each, while child, senior and student tickets cost £6.
Where can I book the tickets?
Prices and opening times
|Child Ticket||From £6.00 per ticket|
|Adult Ticket||From £8.00 per ticket|
Educational groups are encouraged. Please phone for educational rates.
July to September:
October to June:
Monday – Friday 10am-6pm.
Saturday – Sunday: 10am-6pm.
Closed on 25 December. Group booking discounts available.
Venue Details & Map
Clink Prison Museum
1 Clink Street
- +44 (0)20 7403 0900
- Public transport:
- Tube/Rail: London Bridge
Facilities & Accessibility
- Access Inside Building Facilities
- Steps within building
- Access into the Building
- Steps with handrails to entrance