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Albany Museum-Provost Prison

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Address: Grahamstown, South Africa
Phone Number: (046) 622 2312
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Try the coffee!

Not only is this an interesting historical site, it is also an excellent coffee spot - not to be missed!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
Grahamstown, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Not only is this an interesting historical site, it is also an excellent coffee spot - not to be missed!

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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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