We are a small museum showing and explaining about the history of the HMYOI, during its Convict Prison days, Borstal Institute days, Youth Custody and Young Offenders Institute days, with film, snippits of information, photographs and items of interest on show.
Free admission, however a donation is welcome as we are not funded by HMYOI, or anyone else.
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10.00am - 2.00pm throughout the year.
Closed for a fortnight before Christmas, including Christmas week and a fortnight after New Year.
We have had children accompanied by parents. It is possible to have a party of 10 - 20 children if they supervised by teachers.
We have had PROBUS society and EDAS throughout the year.
|Toilets for Wheelchair Users|
|Wheelchair Accessability||Yes, via staff help through doors at rear of the building|
|Facilities for the Blind / Visually Impaired|
Grove Prison Museum Deputy Governors House c/o HMYOI and HMP Portland 104 Grove Road The Grove Portland
01305715726 (during museum hours)