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Museo Penitenciario Argentino Antonio Ballve

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Interesting and free

I'm pleased this museum was free, because although they had English brochures and some signs were... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2012
MelbourneTed
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Melbourne
07-01-2016 Closed. No info on this on the website.

This was something I really looked forward to and I especially walked a long way to see it this... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
François V
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Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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8 Jan 2017
“07-01-2016 Closed. No info on this on the website.”
2 Jan 2017
“Still Closed Nov 2016”
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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This was something I really looked forward to and I especially walked a long way to see it this Sunday. Then I found out that it is closed... that sucks quite a lot....

Thank François V
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Hard to find, and closed -- I believe temporarily but long term for renovations. Crushingly disappointed. It was actually something I'd read about in my guidebook and was one of the museums I was most excited to see in BA. Hope they reopen!

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Reviewed 23 April 2015

This is a hard museum to find, but eventually we found it, banners outside proclaiming we were at the right building. However the doors were all shut. Undaunted we tried them all until one opened, feeling pleased we were then greated by a guard who...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2012

I'm pleased this museum was free, because although they had English brochures and some signs were in English (much appreciated), it was still a little difficult to follow everything. Beware of the crowds too, clearly I'm not the only one who was happy it was...More

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