When you think of prisons, your mind tends to go to thoughts of dank cells and rickety bunk beds. A few compounds, however, have surprisingly luxe amenities. Some of these nice prisons are on old college campuses to give the incarcerated a more scholarly feel, and others have “open designs” that allow prisoners to roam freely, work in community gardens, and more or less take care of themselves. On this list, we’ve collected information about some of the fanciest prisons in the world.
Bastoy Prison, NorwayVideo: YouTube
Justice Center Leoben, Austria
Sollentuna Prison, Sweden
Halden Prison, Norway
Morgantown Federal Correctional Institution, West Virginia
Yankton Federal Prison Camp, South Dakota