Primary schools


Starting in group 6 (recommended age: 8 years or older), you and your class can visit the Prison Gate Museum. The history of criminal justice will be covered during your visit.

To prepare for your visit to the Prison Gate Museum, you can use some of the information on our website about the history of the Prison Gate, crime and punishment. This information can also be used for a school paper. You can make reservations through info@gevangenpoort.nl or +31 70 3460861; please book at least two weeks in advance.

“Doomed to enter the Prison Gate”

An exciting guided tour of the Prison Gate Museum.

  • Duration: 60 minutes, including 30-minute guided tour.
  • Price: €4.25 per pupil.
  • Accompanying adults attend free of charge. Maximum of 2 accompanying adults per 25 pupils.