1859 Jail & Marshal's Museum, Independence

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  • August 31, 2017
    This is a self guided tour, interesting and doesn't take long. It was a fun look back at history. I think it was a volunteer sitting at the desk when we walked in, she did not seem very welcoming or e...  more »
  • August 22, 2017
    The staff offered a tour. The guy there just sat by his desk talking forever about random things from that time period. Not as knowledgeable as I would have liked. The actual museum was somewhat off t...  more »
  • July 17, 2017
    This was the one high point of history in Independence Square...the only historical building in the area that has been preserved. Our family of 5 (kids 16, 11, & 9) enjoyed imagining the marshal's fam...  more »
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  • June 13, 2017
    Loved seeing where Frank James, Jesse James brother, was held. He was treated like a celebrity. An awesome part of history.
  • August 27, 2016
    We'd give it a 4 1/2 on the haunted scale. Dizziness prevails, so those with heart and/or medical conditions should be advised. Heaviness and vertigo may affect you. Beware, but be open to the spirits present. There's ba great deal of negative residual energy in the jail cells. The Marshall's quarters hold a special every, an specifically the nanny's quarters. You will see things.
  • January 31, 2017
    This is a wonderful museum.
  • March 1, 2016
    Its not that exciting

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