Stirling: Old Town Jail Entry Ticket
- Discover the history of crime and punishment in Stirling
- Explore the jail cells and "Scene of the Crime" exhibition
- Enjoy views of the historic Old Town from the observation tower
There is no set tour time – simply pick up your handset and hear the story of crime and punishment in Stirling as you explore the cells and the new "Scene of the Crime" exhibition.
Discover tales of the gory history of crime and punishment in the Royal Burgh of Stirling. You’ll hear of infamous executioner Jock “The Happy Hangman” Rankin, as well as murderers, martyrs and more.
From the observation tower visitors can enjoy some of the best views of the historic Old Town and surrounding countryside – taking in the Tolbooth, Holy Rude Church, National Wallace Monument, Trossachs National Park, and Stirling Castle.
- Fast-track entry ticket
- Audio tour
- Food and drinks
- Wheelchair users
Prepare for the activity
Stirling Old Town Jail, St John Street, Stirling, FK8 1EA. Free parking is available at the back of the main building, after the visitor information. The entrance can be found at the side of the jail.Open in Google Maps ⟶