The Prison Museum of Sweden, Gavle

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  • Held in two buildings sitting opposite one another the first shows how prisoners were kept before specific buildings were erected according to "modern" ie 19th century principles, with descriptions of...  more »
  • It was okay as a time killer, a few interesting facts but expensive for the size of the museum. The staff were great though and made the experience better.  more »
  • This small museum covers the history of prisons in Sweden. You can walk here from the train station. It is split into 2 parts, in 2 buildings, with a section from the 1600s and one from the 1800s. The...  more »