My wife and I have enjoyed our tours of Alcatraz and other prisons that have become museums.
So, when we were planning this trip and saw this museum, I felt we had to do it even though we were a party of 5 (adult children) and it would cost $100.
It was worth every penny.
It covered both famous law enforcement officers and famous criminals.
Both legendary figures such as Wyatt Earp and Billy The Kid to more contemporary cases like Son of Sam and the Unabomber.
There was info the people, weapons used, prisons that housed the offenders, simulations (driving and shooting) of what type of training modern law enforcement officers go through and much more.
We saw medieval implements of torture and execution.
There were reproductions of a gas chamber, electric chair and lethal injection machine.
The museum even had a lighter side such as a green screen where you could be appear in your own little “America’s Most Wanted” clip.
Lots of other interactive things as well.
You could participate in a line up and even an escape from a jail cell.
It kept us interested for many hours. Thoroughly enjoyable, very interesting and well worth the price of admission.
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