Thursday, 4 August 2011

Inveraray jail

Voted as one of the world's top prison museums, Inveraray Jail dates back to the 1820's. The jail has been refurbished and through the use of actors and models in authentic costume, props and audio playback it gives a real feel of what it was like to have been an inmate.

Front view of the courthouse
Inside the courtroom
A typical cell with several occupants
Children were also imprisoned here
Inside the warder's room
Prisoners washed their own clothes
The kitchen where food was prepared for the prisoners
Warder and matron supervise a prisoner in the airing yards
A black maria used for transporting prisoners

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