Join one of our guided tours

Join one of our guided tours

Experience what it's like to be locked up in the Gaol. Hear what happened to the De Witt brothers. Learn about crime and punishment through the ages.

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Our expert guides will take you through the Cell Complex and tell you all about what went on in this centuries-old building.  There are Dutch language tours every day and English tours at weekends.

Book your tour tickets

12:00: Dutch-speaking (Wednesday - Sunday)
13:00: English-speaking (Saturday and Sunday)
14:00: Dutch (daily)
15:00: Dutch (daily)

The tour lasts about 45 minutes. You can visit the rest of the museum before or after.
Costs are € 5,00 per person.

We recommend you buy your tickets online in advance (together with your entrance tickets) at busy times (weekends, public holidays).

Book your tour tickets

Guided tours with your own group

You can also book a group tour of the Prison Gate on request. Great for a team outing or a family day. A tour can be scheduled in consultation at any time during regular opening times. Group bookings are not possible on Sundays and public holidays.