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Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park

1 Prison Hill Rd, Yuma, AZ 85364
+1 928-783-4771
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Took my husband to prison for his birthday!

We really enjoyed our time at this historical prison / museum. The tour guide was very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Susan K
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Eerie but interesting

Snowbirding in Arizona desert, so stopped here while in town shopping. It is very interesting to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nancy P
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Only remnants remain of this historic prison built in 1876, where you can see photographs of some of the prisoners who served time here over its 33 years of operation and get a feel for frontier justice.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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1 Prison Hill Rd, Yuma, AZ 85364
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We really enjoyed our time at this historical prison / museum. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and full of information. It's a must do in Yuma!

Thank Susan K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Snowbirding in Arizona desert, so stopped here while in town shopping. It is very interesting to visit. We self toured but overheard tour guide and wished we gad done that. Crummy cells. Can't imagine how hard it was to be sent there. Or even work...More

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed yesterday

Stopped in Yuma for a couple of days and saw this museum as a option to visit. Nice museum. We were so happy for the reasonable entry fee ($8 for a adult.) Informative signs, well put together museum. Clean and easy to navigate.

Thank lrltshw
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My first visit to the prison was about 6 years ago. This visit was a very pleasant surprise with huge improvements from parking to tour. You now have refurbished buildings, grounds and volunteers telling you about the history of the prison. Nice tour interesting history.

Thank rosepitre
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nicely done Museum and prison cell block. Very informative signage. Really well-done. On the Colorado River, with the Colorado Crossing site close-by. I really enjoyed my time at the Prison State Park.

Thank Fauzia T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to take someone whatever age to show a bit of history. Some of the displays inside the museum very enlightening

Thank wendystevi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Prison life then is deffinately harder than prison life now. Dang. Very interesting. Well worth seeing.

Thank Maribeth c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very interesting place to see up close. Our tour guide was very pleasant and a great storyteller! Too bad more of the original buildings/walls could not have been preserved.

Thank David G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Entrance to the Territorial Prison area filters you through the Admission building. A cost of $8 for adults will be collected here. You will receive a guide map can work your way around the park area working your way to Sally Port, the Museum and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting place and lots of history. Beautiful over view from the grounds of the area. Nice and friendly people to help and answer questions.

Thank Tracy-Anne B
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Caryl M
26 July 2017|
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Response from brendab1958 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can use a cane or wheelchair It is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm It was $6 admission when I was there in February
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Rose-Anne613
28 January 2017|
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Response from Roberto N Saman... M | Reviewed this property |
No restaurants at the Prison but there are many options within Yuma. My favorite restaurant is mariscosmarazul com.
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pennstate1994
27 April 2016|
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Response from Roy L | Reviewed this property |
If you're really clever, just don't pay and you will be given free room & board for 3 nights!
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