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“Disturbingly fun.”

Old Jail of Trois-Rivieres
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Part of the Musee quebecois de culture populaire, The Old Prison of Trois-Rivieres opened in 1822 and was classified a historic monument. The guides (some of them are former inmates) will tell you about life in this prison closed in 1986 for unhealthy conditions. The cells and insolation cells will surely make you feel happy to be free! Time required for the visit: 1h15. The visit is not recommended for children under 12. Last visit one hour and a half before closing time.
Montreal, Canada
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“Disturbingly fun.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2011

Our guide, Serge, was very knowledgeable and fun to listen to. I was amazed and trouble to learn about the condition that both inmates and guard had to live in within the old prison walls. I do not recommend bringing children under 14 as the tales from the prison are rather crude.

Visited November 2011
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