Vilvoorde Prison

Vilvoorde Prison

This is a prison of the 18 century. Behind its walls were numerous criminal locked, but also prostitutes and deserters.

During their stay prisoners learned a profession by the small business sector, as the weaving of the hemp, the wool and indeed the other one of a professional criminal. But this prison was also used as center of internment for mental patients and as a military hospital.

The building was closed down in 1974.

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