Walking Tours

Clink Prison Museum

1 Clink St, London SE1 9DG, United Kingdom
Phone 1
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  • Nearest Station
    London Bridge Station

Clink Prison Museum is built upon the original site of The Clink Prison which dates back to 1144. This was one of England’s oldest and most notorious prisons. Clink Prison was located in the grounds of Winchester Palace, the treatment of prisoners in the Clink were far from fair.

Open: Open 7 days a week (Closed on Christmas Day), Summer (July – September) 10 am  – 9 pm, Winter (October – June) Monday to Friday 10 am – 6 pm Weekend.

Price: Adults £7.50, Children (under 16) £5.50, Concession £5.50, Students,OAP,Disabled (I.D required), Family 2 adults & 2 children under 16 £18.

Where is the Clink Prison Museum? It is a 5 minute walk from London Bridge Station in zone 1. London Bridge serves the Jubilee, Northern lines.

What is nearby on foot? Globe Theatre 5 mins, Tower Bridge 18 mins, Tower of London 18 mins.

Did you know? John Rogers (1500-1555) who translated the bible from Latin to English and Sir Thomas Wyatt the Younger (1521-1554) a rebel leader during the reign of Mary I of England (1516-1558) were both prisoners in the Clink Prison.