Step back almost two centuries and discover the stories of the real people; men women and children who were tried and served their sentences in this prison. Take your seat in the spectacular courtroom and listen to the original trials. Explore the cells in the old prison and new prisons. Experience the sounds and smells; try out the wooden beds and hammocks. Sample the punishments. Experience the whipping table; take your turn at the crank wheel. Meet the wardens, matron and prisoners who will tell you vivd stories, helping to make your prison visit come to life.