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See the proud SPD history during a Art Walk or special Route 66 event

Built in 1891 and used well into the 1940s, the old Calaboose (jail) is currently being used as a... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2016
dwm_SGF_1987
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Springfield, MO
Not a big deal. Really.

Okay, to start with, this place is little more than a walk-by attraction. A real stretch to even... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2019
OzarkTraveler2010
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Springfield, Missouri
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Jan 7, 2019
“Not a big deal. Really.”
May 23, 2017
“History lesson.”
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

Okay, to start with, this place is little more than a walk-by attraction. A real stretch to even place it in the “Attractions” category. It is a historic relic...an old lock up that has almost no appeal to tourists/visitors to Springfield. Someone at the local...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

Not the first lock up for the city of Springfield, but the oldest structure kept in tact of jails. A good history lesson to see the inside and displays.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed November 16, 2016

Built in 1891 and used well into the 1940s, the old Calaboose (jail) is currently being used as a Springfield Police Department Substation and Museum with limited hours and during special events (or by appointment). The building is one of the oldest remaining municipal buildings...More

Date of experience: November 2016
3  Thank dwm_SGF_1987
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