Museum de Gevangenpoort

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Earlier, in the year 1280, this building was the imposing main gate to the castle of the Counts of Holland, now known as the Courtyard. In the fifteenth century, in 1428, it was for Gate Court also a prison. Here defaulters were imprisoned and accused criminals waiting for their trial. A century later, the port was expanded with the gajolen (the cells) and the courthouse.

Category: History
Address: Buitenhof 33, 2513 AH The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands

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