Old Jail Museum, Jim Thorpe

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Wander the Old Jail's cold hallways, past Cell 17 with its mysterious handprint on the wall, under the gallows on which seven of the accused Molly Maguires were put to death, and down into the eerie dungeon.

REGULAR TOURS Memorial Day weekend thru Labor Day (Closed Wednesdays)

September & October weekends only

Hours: 12:00 to last tour at 4:30 p.m.

Admission: Adults ~ $7...

Students/Seniors over 65 ~ 65 ...

Children 6-12 ~ $5

Ghost Tours in October - see website for info www.theoldjailmuseum.com/ghosts

Limited Parking in our lot. For additional parking, please park behind the Train Station and take a nice stroll 6 blocks up Broadway. You'll find many quaint shops and historic sights along your way.
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  • The old jail tour is very informative. Enjoyed the preservation the owners have done. Tour lets you see most of the old jail. Tour guides offered many stories and facts about the building during... 
    The old jail tour is very informative. Enjoyed the preservation the owners have done. Tour lets you see most of the old jail. Tour guides offered many stories and facts about the building during...  more »
  • Very interesting and well worth your time. You get to see ghost evidence and the haunted jail cells. I did it twice with my granddaughter and she loves it. 
    Very interesting and well worth your time. You get to see ghost evidence and the haunted jail cells. I did it twice with my granddaughter and she loves it.  more »
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  • This was really cool. We recently saw Eastern State Penitentiary and thought this might be pretty cool. It was. Also designed by the same person. This jail was used until 1995! Guided tours take you on 3 levels. You are welcome to roam a bit after the tour but the dungeon is guided tour only. The dungeon is definitely a bit creepy. Tour takes about 30-45min. No parking so use public parking or on street.
  • This was a fun history tour for us and we love history. Our tour guide Susie was the best. She can tell a real good story and had lots of information for us. I'll warn you now to get there early and get your tickets. They sell out fast. I hope this is the only jail you'll ever visit. Enjoy!

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