Museum of Colorado Prisons, Canon City

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The Museum of Colorado Prisons is located off U.S. Highway 50 in Cañon City, Colorado. It is housed in a former state women's prison and is directly east of the Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility (Old Max).
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  • Our family came here on a short vacation in the Colorado Springs area. My 8 year old grandson wanted to see it on the way back from Royal Gorge. It was really great. Lots of interesting...  more »
  • We were passing by the Museum of Colorado Prisons as we headed back to Colorado Springs from The Royal Gorge Bridge, and decided to stop in. Glad we did. It's actually located in the prison, so the...  more »
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  • Very interesting, I am not a very avid museum-goer and get bored pretty easily but this held my attention for a couple of hours. You get to go inside of the old cells, and inside each one is a different exhibit. There's a great mix of general information and replicas / original setups and pieces.
  • Great little museum. It’s very interesting to see the jail cells and the history it holds. They give you a booklet that corresponds to numbers on each exhibit to read about it. It took us about an hour to go through the main floor and downstairs. $8 for military and $10 for regular adults.

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