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Museum of Colorado Prisons, Canon City

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4/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web
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  • This museum is well laid out on 2 levels, so includes a flight of stairs. It has some really interesting exhibits. Would recommend it as a good way to spend an hour or two. 
  • Starts in 1880's. Pictures, Info, parephenalia. Came out realizing there are a lot of evil people in this world and that I never want to be incarcerated. Interesting. Tour took us about 1 1/2 hours to...  read more »
  • This was fun and interesting. We didn't plan on going here but so glad that we did. This is a walking tour and will go at your pace. Lots to see and learn 
  • This museum was a great experience! They efficiently make use of space! It was awesome
  • Interesting place. I was mainly there to look and take photos. I have some amazing images from this place so I am glad we stopped. My kids enjoyed it. If we go back I would like to learn more about the objects we took pictures of and the history behind it such as the firetruck that is from the Milliken Fire Protection District of Colorado. If you know more about this GMC 640 Firetruck then please send me some information about it.
  • Very informative and interesting. I went there expecting basic displays but the history and information made this a favorite museum.
  • Fun place to visit next to an actual prison
  • It was so-so. Would not be kid friendly at all, lots of reading. Seemed pretty expensive for what it is. It is very interesting, maybe be better if the tape worked, I complained but they had no other I missed a lot.
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