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Missouri State Penitentiary

799 Reviews

Missouri State Penitentiary

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Robert J wrote a review Oct 18
Boonville, Missouri12 contributions
This was my second tour at MSP, I did it backwards. 1st. ghost tour and then 2 hour history tour with. Michael and Cathy. Michael is a great guide because he loves what he is doing and his enthusiasm for the MSP History was more contagious than covid. I will go back again. You learn something new every time.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Rebecca K wrote a review Oct 17
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Our guide Michael was awesome!! It was great to learn so much history of the prison. Will definitely be back!!!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Two Dogs B wrote a review Oct 17
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It was great to have a tour guide that had worked rhere! Lots of personal stories to share. Larry was very informative.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Edna M wrote a review Oct 15
Lake Ozark, Missouri4 contributions
The tour is very good but it could have been shorter with less “drama”. Just state facts, Do not miss the museum it has lots of cool information we truly enjoyed it.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Erin Malley wrote a review Oct 10
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My family and I all had the 3 hour tour today, and it was above and beyond our expectations! Our group wasn’t too big, so we were all able to stick together and not wait around on people to catch up. Some of the tour was outside and some on the inside...good mix. Learned so much history. My dad worked there as a prison guard until about 2001...not sure when he started. I got to take him with me on this tour and it brought back to many memories for him. Our tour guide was what made the tour as great as it was...his name was LARRY. He brought an energetic and special point of view to us, as he worked as a maintenance man that went around the entire campus. He shares many personal stories...some that make you wince and some that make you laugh. Fun fact, he also wrote a book on the State Pen, which I will have to borrow from my dad now. You all have to go do this if you are into prison history! Even if you aren’t, I imagine it would still be very interesting. SUCH A GOOD EXPERIENCE!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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