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I agree with the comment that the entrance is so small that with 4 people, it was crowded. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Once inside we meet a number of tour groups and had to dodge them. Wandered up and down the wings of the cells reading the stories about the…
The entrance to this place was a nightmare. Small crowded lobby, hard to buy tickets. Then once we got inside it was fine. Interesting to go inside an old prison and imagine what the conditions were like when prisoners lived there. We also found one wing that had a nice art…
Convicts were transferred from Isla de los Estados to Ushuaia in 1906 to build this national prison,finished in 1920.The depressing cells,designed for 380 inmates,held up to 800 before the prison closed in 1947.Famous prisoners include author Ricardo Rojasand and anarchist Simon…
Visited as part of a group tour. The facility, formally a prison , now their maritime museum, There a five wings (legs) off the center hall. Contains a gift shop, recreation of prison cells and art work.
A great way to spend a few hours when it's raining! It cost about £30 for 2 people, but there is loads of stuff to see including, the original cells, a great art gallery, lots of information about the discovery of the Antarctic, and the ships who made it out (and those that…