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Squirrel Cage Jail, Council Bluffs

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  • I stopped here on a road trip with my 12 year old grandson. We both found it fascinating for the first 30-40 minutes, but then the tour began feeling too long. We left the tour at the one hour mark, u...  more »
  • I took my wife and teenage children to the Squirrel Cage Jail and Museum, and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. It is a very interesting historical site. It is hard to believe this jail was in existence s...  more »
  • This was a very interesting little museum. I am so glad they didn't tear it down to make a parking lot like the lady working told us they were thinking of doing when it closed. The cost was quite reas...  more »
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  • It was a great experience to learn the history behind it and how the jail worked. Seeing how the "squirrel cage" once rotated was pretty cool to see. The entrance fee was $7.00 an adult, not bad. The workers were very kind and told amusing stories about the jail.
  • Take the kids and grandkids! Fantastic piece of history!
  • Well it was ok but not worth the entrance fee. The items that it displayed were okay, but the tour I went on was very crowded and made it hard to maneuver and move about to really enjoy the space.