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Find and log a prison, jail or penitentiary, that is no longer being used to detain people. *UPDATE 9/21/17* This category will now require former prisons and jails to still exist in order to qualify.
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Image for La Tour du bourreau, à Strasbourg - Franceview gallery

NN0.2 km

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Retired PrisonsLa Tour du bourreau, à Strasbourg - France

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Tour du XIIIe siècle, ayant fait partie de la seconde enceinte de la ville (1200-1250). Prison municipale jusqu'en 1823. Tower of the 13th century, having been part of the city's second enclosure (1200-1250). Municipal prison until 1823.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Grand-Est, France

date approved: 5/30/2019

last visited: never

Image for Schurkenturm - Horb, Germany, BWview gallery

EE71.5 km

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Retired PrisonsSchurkenturm - Horb, Germany, BW

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This is the so-called 'Schurkenturm', an old tower of the city fortification in Horb, Germany, Baden-Württemberg. In the 18th and 19th century it was used as a prison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 6/21/2014

last visited: never

Image for Kriegergedächtniskapelle - Herxheim/Germanyview gallery

NENE72.1 km

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Retired PrisonsKriegergedächtniskapelle - Herxheim/Germany

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Former guard and prison building, today a chapel.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KaPsTeam

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: 10/7/2017

Image for Altes Oberamtsgefängnis - Nagold, Germany, BWview gallery

EE72.6 km

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Retired PrisonsAltes Oberamtsgefängnis - Nagold, Germany, BW

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At the 'Marktstraße' in Nagold, Germany, Baden-Württemberg stands an old half-timbered house which was built as a prisom in 1822. It is called 'Oberamtsgefängnis'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: 5/28/2018

Image for Military prison - Germersheim, Germanyview gallery

NENE85.1 km

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Retired PrisonsMilitary prison - Germersheim, Germany

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Retired prison for soldiers in Germersheim. / Ehemaliges Arrestgebäude für straffällig gewordene Soldaten in Germersheim.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DieCacherGirls

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 10/31/2012

last visited: 3/22/2014

Image for Tour du Diable - Mulhouse, Alsace, Franceview gallery

SS97.8 km

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Retired PrisonsTour du Diable - Mulhouse, Alsace, France

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The Devil's Tower in the west of Mulhouse -- La tour du diable à l'ouest de Mulhouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Grand-Est, France

date approved: 6/3/2014

last visited: never

Image for Oberes Tor - Waldshut, BW, Germanyview gallery

SS112.2 km

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Retired PrisonsOberes Tor - Waldshut, BW, Germany

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This medieval city gate of Waldshut was the city jail until 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 10/23/2015

last visited: never

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SS114.4 km

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Retired PrisonsLohnhof - Basel, Switzerland

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A former prison in a historical building, now a hotel (you can sleep in former cells).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Basel Stadt, Switzerland

date approved: 6/23/2009

last visited: 3/30/2014

Image for Altes Gefängnis - Bad Säckingen, BW, Germanyview gallery

SS115.4 km

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Retired PrisonsAltes Gefängnis - Bad Säckingen, BW, Germany

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The former prison of Bad Säckingen was turned int a youth center in 1981.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 3/22/2012

last visited: 8/22/2014

Image for Wasenturm - Laufenburg, AG, Switzerlandview gallery

SS115.9 km

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Retired PrisonsWasenturm - Laufenburg, AG, Switzerland

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The south gate of the Laufenburg city walls was converted into a prison in the early 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Aargau, Switzerland

date approved: 10/3/2015

last visited: never

Image for Sprützehüsli - Oberwil, BL, Switzerlandview gallery

SS119.3 km

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Retired PrisonsSprützehüsli - Oberwil, BL, Switzerland

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This building was originally built as a school, but it also contained a prison cell. A weird combination.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Basel Landschaft, Switzerland

date approved: 4/30/2014

last visited: never

Image for Château de Landskron - Leymen, Franceview gallery

SS122.8 km

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Retired PrisonsChâteau de Landskron - Leymen, France

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This fortress at the Eastern border of France was used as a prinson from 1690 until 1789.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Grand-Est, France

date approved: 10/4/2010

last visited: never

Image for Henkermuseum - Sissach, BL, Switzerlandview gallery

SS124.1 km

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Retired PrisonsHenkermuseum - Sissach, BL, Switzerland

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An old prison in Sissach is now a museum of punishment and torture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Basel Landschaft, Switzerland

date approved: 4/5/2012

last visited: never

Image for Schwarzer Turm - Brugg, AG, Switzerlandview gallery

SS126.5 km

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Retired PrisonsSchwarzer Turm - Brugg, AG, Switzerland

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The tower castle at the river Aare is the landmark and oldest building of Brugg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Aargau, Switzerland

date approved: 4/18/2013

last visited: never

Image for Stadtturm - Baden, AG, Switzerlandview gallery

SS130 km

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Retired PrisonsStadtturm - Baden, AG, Switzerland

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The northern city gate of Baden from the 15th century is the only completely intact remain of the medieval city fortification; from 1846 until 1983 it was the county jail of the district Baden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Aargau, Switzerland

date approved: 4/25/2015

last visited: never

Image for Landvogteischloss - Baden, AG, Switzerlandview gallery

SS130.2 km

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Retired PrisonsLandvogteischloss - Baden, AG, Switzerland

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Landvogteischloss is a small castle at the east bank of the Limmat in Baden. From 1857 to 1909 it was a prison; today it serves as the history museum and the town archive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Aargau, Switzerland

date approved: 9/28/2015

last visited: never

Image for Zehntenscheune - Büsserach, SO, Switzerlandview gallery

SS133.1 km

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Retired PrisonsZehntenscheune - Büsserach, SO, Switzerland

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The 14th century barn building in the center of Büsserach was used for the tithe and as prison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Solothurn, Switzerland

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: never

Image for Oberer Turm - Aarau, AG, Switzerlandview gallery

SS134.1 km

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Retired PrisonsOberer Turm - Aarau, AG, Switzerland

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The tower and southern gate of the former town fortification of Aarau was used as a prison until 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Aargau, Switzerland

date approved: 11/29/2017

last visited: never

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