The Prisons

The Prisons

The Prisons of the Fortress of Bard are situated in the Opera Carlo Alberto.

They consist of 24 tiny cells that hosted the prisoners permit to imagine the hard life during ancient times for a suggestive and exiting experience.

The visit of the Prisons is laid out along four sections, preceded by an entrance gallery dedicated to iconographic representations of the Fort in the form of ancient prints, paintings and reproductions.

Here, visitors are able to access the first four rooms of the first section that contain 3-D models representing the transformation of the Fort through Roman times, the Middle ages and the 16th, 17th and 18th Centuries.
The following sections describe the principal characters of the Fort’s most significant period as Napoleon Bonaparte, Francesco Antonio Olivero and Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour.

Discover here the guided tour of the Fortress of Bard