The former prison - hotel and museum

Today, there is a museum in the cellar of the former prison, where you can see what the solitary confinement cells looked like.
The former prison in Karlstad was one of the first cell prisons in Sweden when it was inaugurated in 1847. It was built in neoclassic style and was inspired by ancient Greek and Italian architecture. During the 121 years the prison was in use, thousands of prisoners was being kept in the 91 cells. In 1968 the prison was shut down. In 1986 the prison was converted into a hotel and the old cells were transformed into pleasant hotel rooms.
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Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan
Karlbergsgatan 3
652 24 Karlstad
cc.bilan@choice.se
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Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan
Address
Karlbergsgatan 3
652 24 Karlstad
Municipality: Karlstad
Description
Hotellet är vackert beläget i närheten av Pråmkanalen, stadsdelen Haga och inte långt från Stora Torget.
Handicap-info:
3 handikappanpassade rum där man kommer in med permobil. Dusch och toaletter är anpassade. Speciellt brandlarm finns för syn- och hörselskadade.
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