Museum in the Park

Organisation: Museum

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?

Historic Buildings?

We have the door (only) from Horsley Gaol

Who can access the collection?

External (public), Public (by appointment only)

How big is the collection?

Objects: 11- 100

Photo credits

Images courtesy of Museum in the Park