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We visited today completely spontaneously. The museum was closed but a phone call to Trudy and she was right there for us. She is an amazing tour guide. The building is unbelievable. There was a lot of information so I look forward to returning. I'd...More
Thank Maria R
Trudi B, Manager at Squirrel Cage Jail, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018
Thank you so much for coming. There are only 3 of this unique jail left and they were all built in the 1800's. Again thank you for coming to tour.
We called ahead to book a tour with Trudy. She was very nice and even accomadated a schedule change. The museum is very interesting as there are only 3 remaining. Trudi has a lot of knowledge to share about the jail, the town's history and...More
We turned up on the off chance this place would be open, it wasn't, but a quick phone call to the number outside and Trudi came and met us 45minutes later. She's obviously very passionate about the history of the jail and town despite having...More
When you schedule to take this tour, Trudi will give you more information than you can process in one visit. So, you need to do it again. Be sure to go see it during Halloween when it's the HAUNTED Jail! Total fun and very scary!
If you are in or around Gallatin, Missouri this is a must see. great for all ages and represents a time when jails were used for punishment. One of three left in the country. Trudy was a great tour guide with a wealth of information!
This is a treasure in the heart of Gallatin, Mo. This building is only one of three remaining "Squirrel Cage Jails" left in the USA. It is called a squirrel cage because of the circular design and the rotating floor the cells sit on. This...More