Information on opening times, directions and how to book tickets can be found at the Your Stirling Website.
 
  • For 400 years, Stirling's prisoners were kept in the old Tollbooth Jail.
  • The Jail was a filthy and overcrowded, place.
  • There came pressure for improvement and prison reform so the new purpose-built Stirling Old Town Jail
  • The new jail was opened in 1847. Designed by Thomas Brown and opened as a County Jail
  • The building was used as the only military prison in Scotland from 1888 until 1935.
  • Restoration to its current use began in the early 1990s.

 

 

Old Town Jail
St John Street,
Stirling
FK8 1EA
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Old Town Jail
St John Street,
Stirling
FK8 1EA