Museum in the Park
Collections held: Courts, Police, Prisons
Dates: 1700-1799, 1800-1849, 1850-1899, 1900-1949, 1950-present
Museum in the Park is a local history museum which tells the story of the Stroud District from Geological Time to the Present Day. Our collections number some 50,000 objects of which around 8% are on display – the other objects are all accessible via our enquiry service. Crime and Punishment represents only a small part of our wider collections, but a number of objects relating to the theme are on display
Stratford Road, Stroud, GL5 4AF
Any publications or other relevant material about the collection / history of the organisation?
We have the door (only) from Horsley Gaol
Who can access the collection?
External (public), Public (by appointment only)
How big is the collection?
Images courtesy of Museum in the Park