The Old prison is a magnificent step back in time with the potential to be dazzeling. Don't get me wrong, it still has an awe factor even for the children. The self guided walking tour was at times hard to follow and short on detail. This made it difficult to answer the many questions the children will have. The exhibits are lacking in polish and at times in information. An example is the display case of contraband with only one item having an explination. The information about the riot could have been presented in an easier to follow fashion. All this said and the power of the place pulls it to a 4/5.
In the same complex is the Auto museum - this is a must see. I only wished they displayed a current value on the vehicles displayed.
We visited the toy museum across the road... it was a great disappointment. If you love dolls you'll love it, otherwise skip it.
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