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1897 Clark County Jail Museum

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I really enjoyed touring this, they have it set up with many different artifacts from the older... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Katie K
Chester, VA
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My wife saw this as we were going to find a restaurant. This is a fantastic museum that has a lot... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
Mike H
Phoenix, Arizona
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*** Open for Summer Tour Season each Year - Each Sunday 1 - 4 pm or By Appointment *** OPEN FOR RESEARCH PURPOSES - ALL YEAR - BY APPOINTMENT *** Visit Clark County's 3rd Jail and Sheriff's Residence (in use from 1897 - 1974). See a grand Victorian...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
215 E 5th St, Neillsville, WI 54456-1942
+1 715-743-2150
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed touring this, they have it set up with many different artifacts from the older days. Guides are highly knowledgeable and pleasant. Even offered to stay late when I called from out of state. However minimal cooling inside so be prepared. Awesome place...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

My wife saw this as we were going to find a restaurant. This is a fantastic museum that has a lot in it including history. We were surprised that you can wander all through this place with the exception of the third floor. You can...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

I have to admit, I'm originally from Neillsville and didn't really see the beauty of this place when I lived there and went on the elementary school tour. But being back, you can really see the history. Many rooms are left the way they were...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

This tour was loaded with so much history and wonderful displays on top of all the old artifacts. The only bummer is public tours are only on Sundays from 1pm-4pm Memorial day - Labor day. This jail ran for 77 years up until 1974. This...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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