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

30 September 21


Witness celebration event

Please join us to celebrate ‘Witness’ - a site specific sculpture by artist Susie MacMurray.

21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 & 31 October


Condemned: A Halloween special

Walk in the steps of the condemned on this special tour throughout October.

18 Sep, 2 & 16 Oct, 6 & 20 Nov


Ghost of the Gaol

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

22, 23, 28, 29, 30 and 31 October


Kids' Ghost Hunter Tours

Catch the pesky ghosts this October at the National Justice Museum

16 September, 6pm - 8pm


Crime club

Real crimes. Real stories. Real evidence. Join us for Crime Club, a chance to discover more about infamous crime cases from history.

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.

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.

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.