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Great place for events - and for sleeps :-)

Today, this former state penitentiary serves as a cool and very interesting event site that even... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stine D
,
Soenderborg, Denmark
A Great Visit

The museum is very interactive as they lead us through the various journeys of the inmates... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
VictorLim1986
,
Singapore, Singapore
via mobile
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FAENGSLET i Horsens er en Kulturinstitution med mange facetter. I centrum star de gamle bygninger, som siden 1853 har vaeret hjemsteddet for nogle af de mest hardkogte kriminelle hjerner. Horsens Statsfaengsel satte frem til 2006 sit praeg pa stedet. I den store hovedbygning finder man i dag Faengselsmuseet, hvor Nordeuropas storste og mest unikke faengselsamling er udstillet over 4 etager. Turistinformationen i Horsens er ligeledes at finde herpa FAENGSLET. Leder I efter et sted at holde jeres naeste store firmafest, konference eller helt specielle teambuildingoplevelser, kan FAENGSLET ogsa levere. De unikke lokaler, som den gamle Arrestafdeling, Snedkeriet eller Gl. Celle, hvor fire abne celleetager abner sig op, er ideelle til at skabe en anderledes modeoplevelse. FAENGSLET danner rammen om mange store koncerter. Bl.A. Kan Faengselsgarden bryste sig af at have lagt hus til Rasmus Seebach, Runrig, Tom Petty m.Fl., Og sommeren 2014 byder ogsa pa L.O.C. Pa det store faengselsareal vest for bygningerne har Metallica optradt, og denne plads kan ligeledes i 2014 byde pa store navne som Aerosmith og Volbeat samt "revisit" af Metallica. FAENGSLET er ogsa udlejer for mange af Horsens' interessenter. Horsens and Friends holder til i Forbygningen, og flere kunstnergrupper har ogsa vaerksted i bygningerne. Vi ser frem til at tage godt imod jer som gaester pa FAENGSLET.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Fussingsvej 8, Horsens 8700, Denmark
CONTACT
+45 76 10 00 11
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Today, this former state penitentiary serves as a cool and very interesting event site that even offers a "sleep in" for people wanting an experience and a sleep beyond the normal. Hotel rooms are the former prison cells, and a museum tells the story of...More

Thank Stine D
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

The museum is very interactive as they lead us through the various journeys of the inmates. Definitely worth a visit if you are in Horsens but a perfect visit for us in this rainy autumn!

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

OK, a visit to a recently closed prison did not fill me with a great deal of excitement. I mean, I've visited Port Arthur in Tasmania (Australia) and it held my interest for about 20 minutes (actually, it was a bit longer than that, but...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Very interactive museum where you can follow the stories of inmates and staff. An important part of Horsens history. Well worth a visit.

Thank NZfour
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Faengslet was a nice visit. We stayed for 2h almost (incl a stop at the café). The kids liked It and had alot of fun. There were loads of interactive stuff and the museum was in great condition.

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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a Rammstein concert here with our two sons (12 & 14 years). Took place outdoors. Good sound. had to wait for 60 minutes past the scheduled starting time - supposedly to get the sun to go away before starting the show. Overall logistics...More

Thank Jorgen B
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

I must have found it interesting, because all of the sudden, 5 hours had gone by! I really enjoyed the videos and articles, visiting the cells, the stories behind the people's faces, etc. Plus the staff was very friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

It was a great pleasure to tour around in Horsens statsfængsel. I had my 5 years old son with me and he enjoyed every last bit of it. We tried a lot of the interactive features and they are both in danish and English. There...More

Thank Lars S
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

The idea is great. First time we ever enter a prison building and it felt at times rather sad looking at the exhibits of prison life. There are videos and photographs re-telling the stories of its famous prisoners and staff.

Thank littleexplorer2017
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Faengslet, Kommunikationsmedarbejder at Faengslet, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Dear guest, Thank you very much for this review. It means a lot to us. Take care and we hope to see you again in the future. Best regards, Michael

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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

As a resident in Horsens I have visited Fængslet numorous times, both with my kids and with my high School classes. Fængslet offers a unique insight into how Danish prisoners have lived inside the walls, and it is presented in interesting ways - also for...More

Thank Karin B
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DarRamli
28 February 2016|
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Hello DarRamli The entrance fee is DKK 95,-. Children aged between 0-17 are free of charge. Best regards FÆNGSLET
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