For the $5 fee this place is fabulous. The wardens house and little church are gorgeously restored and have so much atmosphere. The penitentiary itself is excellent! We wandered for ages reading the biographies of inmates, including Butch Cassidy. Cells have been dug out of the muck where they've been since the prison closed in 1905 and somehow it feels like a jail again .... a clean, nice smelling jail, but that's ok. The relics are sensational .... original baths, urinals, massive stoves, beds complete with stunning quilts, clothing, pistols, manacles .... brilliant stuff!!
Great staff who gave us info then left us alone. Expect to enjoy a wonderful 2 or 3 hour trip back in time.
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