Missouri State Penitentiary, Jefferson City

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  • August 14, 2017
    The Ghost tour starts from 2000hrs and it's something one must not miss if passing by Jefferson City, Missouri.The your guide/curator made it a great tour with lots of anecdotes well mixed with histor...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    My family and I loved this tour! Michael, our tour guide, did an exceptional job. Our only regrets are not doing the three hour tour. We could spend hours at this place just looking at all the details...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    This was an absolute GREAT tour!! Mike did an excellent job making the information very interesting!!!!  more »
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  • May 10, 2017
    Great historical site and a fun little excursion. Our guides Ray and Aloha were very friendly and knowledgeable. Walking into a cell just puts a little chill down your spine. The gas chamber building was interesting and the historical figures that were once residents here was fascinating. I commend the citizens who work hard to preserve this facility and offer it to the public. Highly recommend this to any visitor.
  • June 25, 2017
    Loved it! So much history! We did the 2 hour tour and will definitely be going back for the extended more in detail tours. It is quite a bit of walking, and there are frequent moments outside. Also no air conditioning in any building, so dress accordingly!
  • May 5, 2017
    Was a great exsperiance getting to walk around and look at the cell blocks. Me and my friend were the only ones on the tour so we got to see more than most people. The guides were very nice and friendly and kept us well informed. I highly suggest visiting it takes about 2 hours for a normal tour and only costs $15
  • June 24, 2017
    It was the most amazing place I have EVER been! Learning about the things that have happened there, and getting to explore and check out everything was sooooo fun. I DEFINITELY recommend going. ~The Hippie Ghost Hunters­čĺť
  • May 29, 2017
    We did not tour yet. However, I love this place as my fiance worked there and has so many stories to tell. It also looks majestic yet creepy!

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