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Folsom Prison Museum, Folsom

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  • The museum is right across the street from the prison entrance and is about as close to the walls as they will allow. It isn’t very big but is packed with prison history and exhibits. Be sure and take...  more »
  • I have lived in Folsom for about 14 years. I'm not normally big on museums, but I had family coming in from the East Coast and they all said that they really wanted to go to the Folsom Prison Museum. ...  more »
  • Was in Sacramento for work and was looking for something to do. Id heard about this museum through Trip Advisor and decided to check it out. It's an awesome museum full of History and Artifacts from t...  more »
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  • We are so happy we went here. It's a little off the beaten path and we were skeptical in taking the time to go, but well worth it. The guy running the gift shop was extremely nice and even though it's small the museum is worth doing. You even park right outside the gate so it's a little weird being that close to guards and people going inside for visits. Lots of Johnny cash memorabilia too.
  • I stopped in only briefly but it was very interesting at first glance. There isn't a lot there, but pretty fun to see the prison in person if you're a Johnny Cash fan.
  • Very small but everything there is still interesting to learn about.
  • called ahead of time to be sure they would be open Sunday ---" we are open -!!!!!!----- arrived at gatehouse and were told by Guard -- The volunteered never showed up today 2/18/18
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