until 1 January 2023 Prison Tour Blokhuispoort

Prison Tour Blokhuispoort


Take on the role of a prisoner and be amazed.

Every Saturday and Sunday you can go on a  tour through the historic prison De Blokhuispoort with a former guard who has impressive stories.

Saturdays at 2pm and 4pm

Sundays at 11am

Please be present 10 minutes prior to the tour.

Assembly point

We will gather at the main entrance of the Blokhuispoort. Our guide will welcome you here.

Guided Tour of Blokhuispoort

For centuries, it has been in the centre of Leeuwarden, the Blokhuispoort. Many criminals were imprisoned here. Many also found their demise on the gallows of Blokhuisplein. Famous names such as Doctor O., Aage M., Klaas B. aka "The Dominee" (“the pastor”) and, of course, the Hogerhuizen have written history here. An exciting building with masterful stories of escapes and the rough life in jail, told by former prison guards.…

Take on the role of a prisoner and be amazed.

Every Saturday and Sunday you can go on a  tour through the historic prison De Blokhuispoort with a former guard who has impressive stories.

Saturdays at 2pm and 4pm

Sundays at 11am

Please be present 10 minutes prior to the tour.

Assembly point

We will gather at the main entrance of the Blokhuispoort. Our guide will welcome you here.

Guided Tour of Blokhuispoort

For centuries, it has been in the centre of Leeuwarden, the Blokhuispoort. Many criminals were imprisoned here. Many also found their demise on the gallows of Blokhuisplein. Famous names such as Doctor O., Aage M., Klaas B. aka "The Dominee" (“the pastor”) and, of course, the Hogerhuizen have written history here. An exciting building with masterful stories of escapes and the rough life in jail, told by former prison guards.

Everyone still knows the film about the famous raid in December 1944, during the German occupation. We take a look at the impressive cell block of the A Wing. Take a tour of the courtyard and squares and marvel at the bunker, and, of course, the isolation cells in the cellars of this “castle”.

Important to know

  • Reservation is required
  • Changes or cancellations up to 24 hours in advance are free of charge
  • We accept cash payments at the beginning of the tour
  • Children up to 5 years are free; children 5 to 8 years will receive a €5 discount
  • Please be present 10 minutes prior to your tour
  • Accessible to everyone; also those who have difficulties walking
  • Participation is at your own risk

Making a reservation

Call or send an app to our reservation number 06 - 111 83 750, or book by filling out our reservation form. Minimum of 2 and maximum of 15 people. Indicate which date, time and for how many people you would like to book. You will receive confirmation of your reservation.

Customized private guided tour Blokhuispoort?

Of course, we also organize tailor-made tours for private groups of friends, fellow students, family members or colleagues from 6 to 100 people. This is possible any day of the week! For example, the package ‘Unmask the Secrets of the Blokhuispoort’.

Corona-proof

This tour is given adhering to the 1.5 metre distance measure.

Prices

  • €10.00
  • Payment options: Cash

Attributes

  • For all agesYes
  • GroupsYes
  • BusinessYes
  • FamiliesYes
  • Young peopleYes
  • PupilsYes
  • StudentsYes
  • AdultsYes
  • Senior citizensYes

Location