Shrewsbury Escape Room-The Cell

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Shrewsbury Prison is operated by Jailhouse Tours. It is a Victorian decommissioned prison (the last inmates left in 2013). It is run as a tourist attraction and is a popular venue for schools and colleges. We run private guided tours which are led by the officers who worked these very wings for many years and new for this academic year is the Escape Room. Your students will need to work in a team, usually 4, to crack the codes and solve the puzzles to escape. The escape room can be booked as a solus activity or in conjunction with a guided tour

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Why book Jailhouse Tours for School Trips and Educational Visits?

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It takes place in a real Victorian prison. It can be a stand alone activity or be booked alongside a guided tour led by an ex prison officer and /or a prisoner experience. It is great tester of maths skills and logical thinking alongside the heritage and social history of the prison.

Which Curriculum Subjects do you cater for?

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Curriculum topics available: Crime and punishment, Laws and the justice system, Team building.

The escape room is in a Victorian prison so there are opportunities to learn about the criminal system through the ages. There is also a 'prisoner experience' option available where students will learn and experience what it is like to be processed into jail and have your belongings and clothes removed and replaced with a prison uniform

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Curriculum topics available: Logic and Problem Solving.

To escape the room the students will need to crack codes and challenges

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The escape room is in a Victorian prison so students will get a real feel for life as an inmate in this era. They can also add to the experience by taking a guided tour led by an ex prison officer

What activities are available during group visits?

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Guided tours, escape rooms, a prisoner experience, Q and A sessions, walking the mile, prison psychiatrist and tangled chains

What size groups do you cater for?

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From 12 upwards

Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?

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Yes we do

Is there first aid on site?

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Yes

Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?

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wheelchair access is possible on the ground floor but there are steps between the different levels


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