09/11/2010 09:40 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Prison Tourism On The Rise, Where To Go To Get In On The Action

Usually people will do anything to get out of jail, but with prison tourism on the rise, folks are now paying to get in. Defunct prisons all over the world have found a second life by operating as tourist attractions, museums and even hostels, offering everything from spooky evening tours by candlelight to the chance to stay overnight in a cell. (And, of course, a gift shop. Don't forget that souvenir shiv for your auntie.)

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