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“Interesting place, authentic” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Vankilamuseo

Vankilamuseo
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Brussels
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78 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Interesting place, authentic”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2013

Authentic jail-living still in it's place, as this place was closed "only" some 20 years ago. Good service and the size of the place is "doable" also with kids (not too extensive walking).

Visited October 2013
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English first
Everett, Washington
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239 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
“Authentic prison”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2013

The prison is next to the castle. (Buying a combination ticket for those two plus the nearby artillery museum and the history museum saves money.) The prison still has very much the appearance of when it was in use, except of course for the addition of explanatory displays. It looked like a smaller version of Alcatraz. Many of the displays were also in English so we spent far more time there than we expected. The staff is pleasant and helpful.

Visited May 2013
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