Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, Cripple Creek

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  • The gal running the museum the day we were there was very friendly and a joy to talk to. Lots to look at here, and fun playing dress-up with the kids. Definitely worth a stop if you are in town!  more »
  • If you're in Cripple Creek, definitely go. But, don't make a special trip. Interesting history of the area and the jail itself. Kids really enjoyed it.  more »
  • We enjoyed our visit, but it is really suited for more mature groups that want to read the text. My young kids didn't have much to do here. The stories were very entertaining and I wish I had been abl...  more »
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  • If you are already in CC this place is kind of neat. Worth a half hour or so to check out.
  • This is a fun little stop while going through the town. The ladies working there are nice. The facility is clean and the kids had a good time checking out the history.
  • What a wonderful place to visit. I don't recommend paying the $3 for the wanted poster we did and it took forever to do and it doesn't even look as good as the ones on the walls. I hate the one we got!
  • We read about this museum in a brochure given to us by the owner at the hotel we were staying at. We spent about an hour and a half browsing the written histories and chatting with the man at the front desk. He told us very entertaining stories about experiences people have had with ghosts. He told us about the basement that housed sick people when the hospital didn't have any room. He also mentioned the boxer who stayed due to stealing and had a lot to say about the women's ward upstairs. I found it interesting that the youngest jailed kids were in for two months for derailing a train. I definitely recommend this museum to get a true picture of the wild west.
  • If you are in cripple Creek you must stop in and check this out. We got a picture with two sets of eyes staring back at us ...kinda creepy but fun for the kids and ......

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