Henkermuseum - Sissach, BL, Switzerland
Posted by: fi67
N 47° 27.878 E 007° 48.603
32T E 410321 N 5257485
Quick Description: An old prison in Sissach is now a museum of punishment and torture.
Location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland
Date Posted: 4/5/2012 12:53:43 AM
Waymark Code: WME56M
This small building of the 17th century in the center of Sissach was a prison in its early days. In could not find any documentation about the exact dates.
Later the building was used for many other purposes and was abandoned for a while. A few years ago the building was converted into a museum of punishment and torture. Now there is a gain an old cell in the basement floor.
Sissach, BL Switzerland
Open to the public: Yes
1st and 3rd Sunday every month, 14:00 - 17:00
Adults: 10 CHF, children up to 16 years: 5 CHF
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