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Albany Museum-Provost Prison

Address: Grahamstown, South Africa
Phone Number: (046) 622 2312
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Ranked #9 of 15 Attractions in Grahamstown
Type: Museums
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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

The prison was designed in 1835 by the Royal Engineers. The cells are arranged in a semicircle and has a guard-house overlooking the cells. It is part of the Albany Museum Complex but is only open by appointment. We did not make an appointment and had to settle for pictures of the outside. The building was declared a National Monument... More 

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