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Gevangenpoort

Gevangenpoort

Museum Gevangenpoort (Prison Port) in The Hague is a medieval prison that has a museum located in the building since 1882. The Gevangenpoort was the prison of ‘Hof van Holland’ from 1420 till 1828 and imprisoned criminals that commited a serious crime to wait for their sentence. the sentence could be a fine or a corporal punishment (confinement as a punishment was not done before the 17th century). The Gevangenpoort is among the Top 100 of the Dutch UNESCO monuments.

Address:
Buitenhof 33
2513 AH  Den Haag

Opening times:
Tuesday till Friday: 10am – 5pm
Saturday & Sunday: 12am – 5pm

Official website: http://www.gevangenpoort.nl/


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