FÆNGSLET, the prison museum

The Prison Museum

A unique museum experience awaits you at FÆNGLSET in Horsens.
The Prison Museum gives you a rare opportunity to experience the otherwise closed world of a prison. Find out what life behind the walls was like for both inmates and guards throughout history.
Shiver at the axe that was used to behead Jens Nielsen in 1892. Marvel at the audacity of incredible escape artists like Carl Lorentzen. Or smile at the huge pants left behind by Minister of Justice Alberti, who embezzled the government in Denmark's biggest case of fraud.
See the prison cells of different eras, the biker gang section, and the prison chapel as well as thousands of fascinating objects from the unique collection for a thought-provoking and memorable museum experience like no other.

Opening hours
01/11/2013 - 31/03/2014 Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
01/04/2014 - 29/06/2014 Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
01/07/2014 - 31/08/2014 Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
01/09/2014 - 31/10/2014 Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
01/11/2014 - 31/03/2015 Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Admission Price
Adults
Admission: 80.00 DKK
Under 18 years
Free entrance: 0.00 DKK

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Address

Fussingsvej 8
8700 Horsens

Phone

+45 88 77 42 05

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  • Activities

    • historical walk
  • City / Area

    • Gudenå
    • Horsens
    • Juelsminde
    • Odder
  • Distance

    • Museum
  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • History
    • museum
    • museum shop
  • Types of events

    • guided tour
    • History

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    Longtitude : 9.8362411000
    Latitude : 55.8740712