Completed in 1144 The Clink is one of the oldest and most notorious medieval prisons, with its name becoming a slang word for other prisons. The museum sits next to Winchester Palace and is built on the grounds of the old prison.
The Clink offers a hands-on experience as you explore this atmospheric museum. Listen to personal tales and handle torture devices used at the time in a prison which witnessed much social and political change. Take a guided tour with one of the museum’s highly trained guides to learn even more about this notorious prison.