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“Nice jail tour”

Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

This was $2 a person & was so worth it. You get a short history by a docent. You're then free to move through at your own pace. It was very interesting to see how prisoners were incarcerated when Cripple Creek was a rip roaring gold rush town. Crammed in like sardines. It got a little better as the population decreased. The upper floors were for the female prisoners & sometimes their kids. Sometimes juvenile girls. Very different back then. Take your time & enjoy!

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Reviewed 10 August 2014

The price to get into the jail is only $2 per person, Awesome value!! Before you start your self guided tour, one of the employees of the jail will start you off with about a 6-7 minute background story about the jail, great info and very interesting. After that your free to take pictures and spend as much time in the jail as you want. There are numerous info displays and just museum type stuff along the walls of the jail for you to read and learn. This place is pretty awesome and is a must do if you visit cripple creek (which you should).

2  Thank Daniel-Lovelace
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Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed all of the historical displays and information. The building and jail cells are well preserved. We dressed as prisoners and got our mug shot photos, and did "prisoner" photos in the jail cells. The docent was very nice and did a wonderful job. The price was almost nil yet we got a huge amount of information!

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Reviewed 10 July 2014

More history for anyone who loves the old mining era. Also housed women criminals and their children on the second floor. Note: some paranormal activities occurred while we were visiting the 4-cell unit on the second floor. Very interesting.

1  Thank GRACE R
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Reviewed 8 July 2014

This location in Cripple Creek was an added attraction to our itinerary. Very interesting to know "Ghost hunters" came out but found nothing. (Picture was on wall) Jail cells were quite the days of old for sure.

Upstairs for women and children were interesting to see and read some of the information on. No animals were present outside. All in all a good place to check-out for the small fee. Would I return, probably not.

Nice lady giving information about the jail. If you are a person of "Jail" interest, this is for you. This particular one shut down in 1992. The new one is down the block.

1  Thank Loretta B
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