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The tour was fantastic! Enough information was given and we were allowed to explore at our own... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Anna H
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Saint Peters, Missouri
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High Society Jail

They were the cream of the crop in Cripple Creek’s boom times: burglars, back stabbers, soiled... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
MarshaS74
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

The tour was fantastic! Enough information was given and we were allowed to explore at our own pace. Lots of really cool history there!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Michelle R, General Manager at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2018

Thank you for visiting the Jail Museum in Cripple Creek. We are glad you enjoyed the tour and we hope you captured some great photo memories!

Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

They were the cream of the crop in Cripple Creek’s boom times: burglars, back stabbers, soiled doves and con men to name a few. Some pretty crazy characters. Their life in jail at 9,500 ft is chronicled on the walls. At full capacity this jail...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Michelle R, General Manager at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

Thank you for visiting the Jail Museum in Cripple Creek. We are quite proud of our unique history and all the staff love to share it with our visitors. I hope you have the opportunity to visit us again in the near future!!

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Luckily I’ve never had to visit the inside of a jail but today I was able to walk thru the jail and see it from the prisoners point of view. There is lots of historical information on the walls. The curator will give you a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Michelle R, General Manager at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thank you for visiting the Jail Museum in Cripple Creek. We have several unexplainable effects of the facility on visitors documented. It definitely has its own energy. Glad you felt better and hope you enjoyed the rest of your visit to the city!

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

The jail was very interesting. The women and children section was surprising. Interesting to read the stories of why they were there. The men’s section was a bit larger and much scarier. There was definitely a creepy vibe. Very cool.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Michelle R, General Manager at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for visiting the Jail Museum in Cripple Creek. The research of our inmates is always interesting and we are glad you enjoyed reading the stories. We like our "permanent residents" as well!

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the jail. The historian working in the museum was very helpful and informative. He answered all our questions and told us interesting information about the people that had been in the jail. We especially enjoyed hearing about Charlie Chaplin...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Michelle R, General Manager at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for visiting the Jail Museum in Cripple Creek. This unique attraction has great history and so family friendly. We hope you have the opportunity to visit us again in the future!

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

My kids loved this. It was very interesting to read what people went to jail for back in the day. The bottom portion of the building was the men’s jail and the top is where they kept children and women.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Michelle R, General Manager at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for visiting the Jail Museum in Cripple Creek. We love sharing our unique history with our visitors and our Outlaw and Lawmen history is a very important piece! We hope you have the opportunity to visit us again in the future!

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed this museum of the old prison! My 3 year old & 76 year old grandpa enjoyed it equally.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Michelle R, General Manager at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thank you visiting the Jail Museum in Cripple Creek. We are very fortunate to have this little jewel of our past. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 15 July 2018

The price of admission is very reasonable $3 and the Guide gave us a quick tour then turned us loose to explore, a lot of history about the folks who spent time in this facility so if you are in the area stop in and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Michelle R, General Manager at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you for visiting the Jail Museum in Cripple Creek! We are so pleased that we were able to preserve this genuine piece of history to share with visitors. Hopefully you got some great photo memories!

Reviewed 10 July 2018

We had such a great time touring this jail. It's not a very big jail so it was a surprised to be told that 120 men, women and juveniles could be housed at this facility at one time. There were several stories of inmates over...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Michelle R, General Manager at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thank you for visiting the Jail Museum. We are so fortunate that the city had the foresight to preserve such a unique building. We hope you got some great pictures and perhaps you will have the opportunity to visit us again in the future!

Reviewed 10 July 2018

wonderful self guided tour of the towns old jail. Outfits available to slip on to create being locked up. We really enjoyed the experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Michelle R, General Manager at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thank you for visiting the Jail Museum in Cripple Creek Colorado! We enjoy sharing our unique history of this area, and what better history than that of outlaws and lawmen?? We hope to see you again in the future!

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JuliaZ15
7 May 2018|
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Response from Michelle R | Property representative |
Good Morning Julia. We will be open 7 days a week from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. starting Memorial Day and going through Labor Day.
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Brian E
20 March 2017|
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Response from Michelle R | Property representative |
I apologize for a delayed answer. I answered yesterday remotely, but I guess it did not post. The Jail Museum will be open daily March 20-April 2 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Our regular winter hours are Thursdays... More
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