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Texas Prison Museum, Huntsville

4.6
#2 of 10 in Things to do in Huntsville
The Texas Prison Museum is home to the Texas Electric Chair, Old Sparky, and many other interesting displays from the 150 plus years of our state's prison history. Among other items is a replica cell, items from the famous Texas Prison Rodeo, illegal weapons made by inmates, inmate artwork, the Carrasco prison siege, prisons escapes, famous inmates, and much, much more.

Also come by and check out our gift shop, which sales many items that are hand-made by inmates.

We also have a 4,000 square foot conference room available for rent. Please call for information and reservations.
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  • I didn't expect to enjoy visiting this museum as much as I did, but it was very educational and enjoyable. I would recommend it to everyone.  more »
  • This was a nice stop on our visit. It’s a smaller museum with a lot of posters to read as opposed to physical exhibits, but it was affordable and we enjoyed it.  more »
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  • Great museum with lots of unique items including Old Sparky. The Prison Rodeo information was incredible to read about and seeing all the artifacts was really cool. Excellent museum to stop in and see especially if you enjoy history!
  • Very cool place. They have an assorted sections of all things related to Texas prisons. It was very fun to look at all the items and it's very well organized. My favorite was seeing the prison cell. I would definitely return.

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