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Courthouse Museum

Minster Road
Ripon
North Yorkshire
HG4 1QP

The Georgian Courthouse is virtually unchanged since it was built in 1830. With the closure of the court in 1998 it was opened as a museum a year later.

Stand in the dock and be sentenced, learn about the 18th century King's Proclamation against Vice and watch the audio-visual presentation of cases heard in its opening scession.

Find out about people who were transported to Australia for stealing as little as a pair of boots and see a cat o'nine tails as used on the transport ships in the exhibition 'One Way to Botany Bay'.

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Opposite the Cathedral.

Courthouse Museum Postcode for SatNav: HG4 1QP

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