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The Steen is Antwerp's oldest building and can trace its history back to earth fortifications built in the 9th century. The stone wall and gatehouse were built around 1100-1200 AD. This fortress was used as a prison until 1823 and saw use as a home, saw mill and warehouse before opening to the public in 1862 as a museum.

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