What's on

From events including issues-focussed free exhibitions and stimulating free workshops, join the discussions, gain valuable insights and enjoy a fun and memorable experience.


Workshop Exhibition Event

31 December 21


Cocktails and Crime: Ballroom Blitz

Travel back in time this New Year’s Eve with our brand new 1940s themed murder mystery.

27 Nov, 3, 4, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 Dec


We Wish You a Merry Murder

Join this evening of intrigue, accusations and suspicion – complete with cocktails and laughter.

8 and 22 Jan, 5 and 19 Feb, 5 and 19 Mar 22


Ghost of the Gaol

Here’s your chance to walk in the steps of those who were condemned, imprisoned and executed here over centuries.

Daily 10am - 5.00pm


Father of forensics

This exhibition explores Spilsbury’s work alongside the story of forensic pathology from its largely discredited beginnings in the early 19th century, to its widespread authority today.

Daily 10am - 5.00pm


The crime gallery

Our Crime Gallery is where you’ll find free family activities and exhibitions exploring a range of topics relating to crime.

Sat 15 Jan & Sat 5 Feb, 11am - 3pm


Making research visible

Drop into our free, friendly Project Lab to meet our brilliant Researcher in Residence, Panya Banjoko.

Until 31 January 2022


Body Map

Two extraordinary ‘body maps’ will be shared in the double cell at the National Justice Museum.

Every Friday


'Make it Yours' creative workshops

Our creative sessions are free and open to all. Join us to make and create together and contribute to our growing museum! The sessions will be led by artists, makers and writers.


21 May – 31 October 2021


Power: freedom to create

Power is a brand-new exhibition in partnership with Koestler Arts. It shows contemporary and historic artwork made in prisons.