Westgate Museum

Westgate Museum information

Winchester , United Kingdom
High St
Opening hours
10am-4pm Sat, noon-4pm Sun
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This is one for fans of the grisly bit of history. Set in a medieval gateway that was once a debtors' prison, it boasts a macabre set of gibbeting irons used to display an executed criminal's body in 1777 and, scrawled crudely all over the interior walls, the 17th-century graffiti of prisoners.