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Intersting, historical

Friendly, knowledgeable staff give you a brief overview when you arrive. You are then free to walk... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lisa M
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My husband and I visited for the history of Cripple Creek and loved going through the jail and... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small but very informative. You can walk around at your own pace and read about life in the Old West. You can walk into the cells, which is a little creepy! You may even have a paranormal experience. They have a log book where people...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Michelle R, General Manager at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the Jail Museum in Cripple Creek! We like how our little building offers big size fun for the whole family. We hope you have the opportunity to visit Cripple Creek again in the future!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly, knowledgeable staff give you a brief overview when you arrive. You are then free to walk around and at your own pace and see the things that interest you.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lisa M
Michelle R, General Manager at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the Jail Museum in Cripple Creek. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your visit and be sure to tell your friends and family to come on out west and experience some unique history!

Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I visited for the history of Cripple Creek and loved going through the jail and seeing the history and pictures that they had. Souvenirs are also available as they are in any of the places that you go like this. Really enjoyed...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Michelle R, General Manager at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2019

Thank you for visiting the Jail Museum in Cripple Creek. I am glad you enjoyed the history and the Jail is always a work in progress. Interesting characters lived here in the hey day!

Reviewed February 13, 2019

The Jail was small - not a place you would want to spend a lot of time! A lot of history and interesting information and pictures around the jail. Helpful personnel.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Michelle R, General Manager at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2019

Thank you for visiting the Jail Museum. We have an interesting history and we love sharing it with our visitors. Hope you have the opportunity to visit us again in the future!

Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

The tour was fantastic! Enough information was given and we were allowed to explore at our own pace. Lots of really cool history there!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Michelle R, General Manager at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2018

Thank you for visiting the Jail Museum in Cripple Creek. We are glad you enjoyed the tour and we hope you captured some great photo memories!

Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

They were the cream of the crop in Cripple Creek’s boom times: burglars, back stabbers, soiled doves and con men to name a few. Some pretty crazy characters. Their life in jail at 9,500 ft is chronicled on the walls. At full capacity this jail...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Michelle R, General Manager at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you for visiting the Jail Museum in Cripple Creek. We are quite proud of our unique history and all the staff love to share it with our visitors. I hope you have the opportunity to visit us again in the near future!!

Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Luckily I’ve never had to visit the inside of a jail but today I was able to walk thru the jail and see it from the prisoners point of view. There is lots of historical information on the walls. The curator will give you a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Michelle R, General Manager at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Thank you for visiting the Jail Museum in Cripple Creek. We have several unexplainable effects of the facility on visitors documented. It definitely has its own energy. Glad you felt better and hope you enjoyed the rest of your visit to the city!

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

The jail was very interesting. The women and children section was surprising. Interesting to read the stories of why they were there. The men’s section was a bit larger and much scarier. There was definitely a creepy vibe. Very cool.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Michelle R, General Manager at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you for visiting the Jail Museum in Cripple Creek. The research of our inmates is always interesting and we are glad you enjoyed reading the stories. We like our "permanent residents" as well!

Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the jail. The historian working in the museum was very helpful and informative. He answered all our questions and told us interesting information about the people that had been in the jail. We especially enjoyed hearing about Charlie Chaplin...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Michelle R, General Manager at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you for visiting the Jail Museum in Cripple Creek. This unique attraction has great history and so family friendly. We hope you have the opportunity to visit us again in the future!

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

My kids loved this. It was very interesting to read what people went to jail for back in the day. The bottom portion of the building was the men’s jail and the top is where they kept children and women.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Michelle R, General Manager at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you for visiting the Jail Museum in Cripple Creek. We love sharing our unique history with our visitors and our Outlaw and Lawmen history is a very important piece! We hope you have the opportunity to visit us again in the future!

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JuliaZ15
May 6, 2018|
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Response from Michelle R | Property representative |
Good Morning Julia. We will be open 7 days a week from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. starting Memorial Day and going through Labor Day.
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Brian E
March 19, 2017|
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Response from Michelle R | Property representative |
I apologize for a delayed answer. I answered yesterday remotely, but I guess it did not post. The Jail Museum will be open daily March 20-April 2 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Our regular winter hours are Thursdays... More
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