Copenhagen Prison Museum

See how life in a prison cell in Copenhagen has evolved since 1662 in Copenhagen Prison Museum, located in Vestre Prison. The museum is run by volunteers who have previously been employed in the Copenhagen Prisons.

You can see things the prisoners have produced over time, hear about various escape attempts, and you can visit a cell anno 1895.

Admission by appointment only. Call Tuesdays 10:00 -12:00 or email.

Open every tuesday 10:00 - 16:00 (entry closes at 15:000).
Between 10:00 and 12:30, entrance only for groups who have booked in advance. Group tours on other days can be arranged.

Group tours cost DKK 300 and include a maximum of 20 people. Cash only.

The museum is not wheelchair-friendly.

Opening hours
02/09/2014 - 31/12/2020 Tuesday10:00 - 16:00
Admission
Tickets
Admission - 20.00 DKK

Last updated by

Wonderful Copenhagen redaktion@woco.dk
 

Contact

Address

Vestre Kirkegårds Alle 1A, st.
2450 København SV

Phone

+45 7255 5067

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  • Coordinates

    Longtitude : 12.541431600
    Latitude : 55.662132199
  • Bus

    1A, 3A, 10
  • Nearest station

    Enghave

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    3 km.