THE OLD JAIL OF BOURGNEUF

  • ancienne-prison-2-17248

Presentation

During the golden age of the town between the 17th and 18th centuries, a number of sailors, smugglers, poachers, wreck looters and other "outlaws" frequented the neighborhoods of the village of Bourgneuf; So the town was equipped with a local jail, a jail court, a sitting room to deliver justice, on site, there is also a pillory with its straitjacket (now missing).
Opening day(s)

All year long 2020

Every day

Information
  • PERIOD OF SITE OR HISTORIC MONUMENT :
    • 18th century
    • Other, please specify XVII ème siècle.
  • THEMES OF MUSEUM OR INTERPRETATION CENTRE :
    • History
    • Military
  • DETAILS FOR CIVIL ARCHITECTURE :
    • House / Picturesque house
  • VISITS :
    • Individual admission (without guide)
    • Only during the Heritage day (one sunday in September) uniquement visible en extérieur.
  • PETS :
    • Pets allowed
  • ACESSIBILITY :
    • Accessible with help
  • Geographical zone :
    • Villeneuve-en-retz

Tarifs

FaresMinMax
01/01/2020 - 31/12/2020
Access to the siteFreePas de visite intérieure, visible uniquement depuis la rue de la mairie.

Map

FICHE_INFO_SIMPLE_LIBELLE_DESTINATION
L' ANCIENNE PRISON
Rue de la Mairie
Bourgneuf-en-Retz
44580
VILLENEUVE EN RETZ
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 47.04307
Longitude : -1.95127
Contact details
THE OLD JAIL OF BOURGNEUF
Rue de la Mairie
Bourgneuf-en-Retz
44580
VILLENEUVE EN RETZ
Phone : +33 2 40 21 40 07