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Inside an Abandoned Panopticon Prison in Cuba
The striking Presidio Modelo once housed Fidel Castro.
June 19, 2017
Hỏa Lò Prison
The notorious "Hanoi Hilton" where Vietnamese colonial subjects and later American POWs, including John McCain, were imprisoned.
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Homemade Computers Found Hidden in a Prison Ceiling
Some inmates went on an "illegal surfing spree."
April 12, 2017
The Prison Rehab Where a Meth-Addicted Python Got Clean
Wombats, turtles, and kookaburras, among other creatures, are also welcome.
April 11, 2017
Hotel Campo Imperatore
This Italian ski resort rose to fame when Benito Mussolini was held prisoner there and then rescued by the SS.
Added by pjrussell
St. Augustine, Florida
Dungeon Under the Stairs at the Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse
It's a pretty creepy lock-up.
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A World War II officers' club features Old West murals painted by German POWs.
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The Morpeth Arms
A historic London pub with prison cells in the cellar and a "spy room" on the second floor.
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The Heart of Midlothian
A sweet symbol marks the place where torturous executions were once carried out.
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Captain Joe Byrd Cemetery
Inmates dig the graves at the largest prison cemetery in the U.S., the final resting place of both cowboys and Indians.
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Hidden Cells of Newgate Prison
Remnants of cells from the most notorious London prison may lie in the basement of a rare Victorian Gin Palace.
Added by Luke J Spencer
Levoča Cage of Shame
Too much gossip or just missing curfew could land you in here for a couple of days.
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Maine State Prison Showroom
Trinkets and toys lovingly handmade by maximum security prisoners.
Added by Molly McBride Jacobson
What It's Like to Be a Haunted House Worker Inside a Real Prison
Doing time at the Eastern State Penitentiary's very creepy haunted house.
October 19, 2016
Michelangelo's Hidden Drawings
The doodles of a genius line the walls of a secret room under the Medici Chapel.
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The Forgotten Tale of How America Converted Its 1980 Olympic Village Into a Prison
Budget approval for a small New York town to host the games came with one very large caveat.
August 16, 2016
Sighetu Marmației, Romania
Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance
A memorial museum to the political prisoners who were held at Sighet Prison, once one of the most feared places in Romania.
Added by emmastargirl
Rummu Underwater Prison
The ruins of an Estonian prison are drowning in the quarry lake where the convicts were once forced to work.
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