Mikluš's Prison

Local nameMiklušova väznica
LocationKošice, Slovakia

Mikluš's Prison was built in the 15th century and originally served as a residential house. In the 17th century it got re-built into a prison and a torture chamber, later it became the city police's prison.

It serves as a museum of the city's history with exhibitions about criminal law in the medieval times. Part of the tour is also the executioner's flat showcasing different types of swords used by executioners at that time.

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Miklusova vaznica,… @ Own work, photo by Szilas in Kassa

Opening hours

May - Oct:
Tue - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Nov - April:
Tue - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
(Last admission 30 minutes before the end of opening hours.)

Admission

Adult: €2
Student, Senior: €1
Children 3 - 6, Senior 70+: €0.50
(Please check the official website for more information on different types of tickets.)

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miklušova_věznice

Official Website http://www.vsmuzeum.sk/

Email lektorna.kb@vsmuzeum.sk

Phone +421 917 755 594

Address Pri Miklušovej väznici 10, 04001 Košice, Slovakia

Coordinates 48°43'22.119" N 21°15'34.682" E

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