The prison "Ballonen" on Frederiksø

Visit the prison cell, where the political prisoner Dr. Dampe was held arrested - or book one of the other cells for your accommodation.

Museum for political prisoner Dr. Dampe

The prison building was formerly known for all the political prisoners, that were held arrested here. The most famous of them might be Dr. Dampe, who sat here from 1826-1841. Read more here.

Stay overnight at the prison

Today the old prison building contains five cells that you can rent as an accommodation. More information here.


Opening season

Open all year

Opening hours

open all year

Special opening days

Special closing days


Tlf. +45 5646 2013 (between 10 - 12 am)





3760 Gudhjem

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