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Squirrel Cage Jail, Council Bluffs

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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3.3/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web
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  • This museum is really intriguing - my husband is a maximum security prison Lieutenant, so we always make a point to find these types of places on our travels. There is plenty of history and informatio...  read more »
  • This is a very odd place. The history that is there and the history still to be learned is awesome. To know that this place housed very bad men on the first & second floor then you find the the third ...  read more »
  • The Pottawattamie county jail is not only historical but also a fun place to visit.Located just off down town Council Bluffs,Ia. It shows hw people sent there time in jail when it was in operation an ...  read more »
  • 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.
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