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The Old Gaol

The Old Gaol
The Old Gaol is in Hexham town centre, just behind the Market Place. It is only a short walk from the main Wentworth Car Park, and the Hexham Bus and Train Stations.

Opening Times: February and November, open Mondays, Tuesdays and Saturdays 10am - 4.30pm, last admissions 4pm
March to end October open daily 10am - 4.30pm, last admissions 4pm
Open by appointment only December and January

By Road: The easiest way to reach Hexham is along the A69, which links the A1 in the east near Newcastle upon Tyne with the M6 in the west near Carlisle.

By Rail: Newcastle-Carlisle line. Passenger Rail Enquiries 08457 484950

By Bus: Newcastle-Carlisle service 685

Current admission prices valid to end March 2008

Adult 3.80. OAP 3.00. Child 2.00. Family 10.00.

Adult with TAL card 3.00. Child with TAL card 1.50. OAP with TAL card 2.50.

Adult with Green TAL card 1.00. Child or OAP with Green TAL card 0.50.

MAX card 0.50 for holder and group members.

For details on all the other sites, or further information, please contact... Tynedale Council Museums Service Telephone: (01434) 652351/652349

Email: [email protected]

Dept of Leisure & Tourism, Prospect House, Hexham NE46 3NH.

Details of current North Face exhibition can be found at

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