Free Newsletter
Enter your email address below to be notified of special offers and news on Derby Gaol
Crime & Punishment
Ghost Walks
Overnight Vigils
Online Store
Friends of Derby Gaol







Visit Derby Gaol Extra to download brochures, to view the latest images from the gaol corridor cam and  much much more.

Or, you could visit us on facebook

Derby Gaol is a working museum which is open to the public. Having been through many incarnations (including a nightclub) since it's construction, it was eventually bought in 1997 by paranormal investigator, and dedicated historian Richard Felix. It was then restored after much hard work, to it's current condition, mirroring as closely as possible, its original state

Opening Times
Open on Saturdays only except by prior arrangement 

The Gaol is also available for private tours during the week for parties of 10 or more at a price of £3 per head. Please phone the free phone number below to book.

For any information on the opening hours or other events please telephone:

08000 277928

How to find us
Click here for directions and map

Currently the Gaol has two cells: The Condemned Cell and the Debtor's Cell. Each one features the original doors which have been rehung, complete with the prisoners' original 'graffiti'... names, dates, and day markers, etched into the wood, marking down how many days the prisoner had until execution.

The Gaol, always an important piece of Derby's history, was brought to the nation's attention several years ago by TV's 'Most Haunted' (of which the owner, Richard Felix, is also a part). This twenty four hour investigation in Derby bought the whole area, but especially the Gaol, to a much greater and more widespread audience than it had ever had. It has rapidly become a popular destination for ghosthunters, serious investigators, or just the curious. Whatever your interest, this site is here to represent one of Derby's most famous places.

Lacy Powell, aged 25. Crime: Highway robbery. Sentence: Death. Year of sentence: 1801


This website is solely dedicated to downloadable videos ranging from short video clips to full dvds.

Currently the site has various Paranormal video clips and dvds available to be downloaded immediately.


           ecommerce web design by Ingenii      Content and images ©Richard Felix and ThreeRavens
home  |  news  |  history  |  hauntings  |  crime and punishment  |  ghost walks   overnight vigils  |  gallery  |  online store
friends of derby gaol  |  links  |  contact