Prison Museum Veenhuizen

Crime and punishments is a tale as old as time. However, the way criminals are punished has changed a lot over the years. In the Prison Museum, you can discover everything about punishment from the past and that of modern times. For example, what did a prison look like in the past and how did they treat the prisoners? Take a look at prints, models and historical objects. There is, for example, a torture rack and even a breaking wheel, which goes to show how brutal punishment used to be...

In addition to a modern cell block, you'll find real sleeping cages and a dome prison in the Prison Museum. The nice thing is, you can go into everything! Would you like to know what life is like in a prison today? Then meet five people who have committed a crime. You can follow them during their arrest, conviction, and imprisonment.

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