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Nice museum highlighting former inmates and history. The Yuma High School was once located on this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
johnnycay57
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Fawn Grove, Pennsylvania
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Hard to believe that some men did time more than once! This is a great place for the whole family... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice museum highlighting former inmates and history. The Yuma High School was once located on this site. First place to have electricity in Yuma County. You can tour some of the original cells and imagine what it must have been like to be there.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to believe that some men did time more than once! This is a great place for the whole family and there are even guided tours if you want the most informed visit!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Taken a lot of company here they loved it we have been there about 14 times including the western days they have

Thank ValerieS2178
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting in Yuma I wanted to check out some of the local history. I had driven up to the prison on a previous visit but it was closed so I put it on my to do list this visit.
The Yuma community has slot to be proud of in the way this historic site has been brought back to share the history of this unique town.
It is extremely hard to imagine how hot it must have been for the prisoners and staff.
Although the prison had amenities, the terrain and local danger were huge obstacles to overcome.i especially liked the Individual histories of the inmates that was shared. The crimes that brought them to Yuma were numerous and interesting.
The grounds are well kept and it was a very interesting tour and experience.
Be sure to check it out when in Yuma.

Thank Gayleetro
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love to explore various historical places. We watch Ghost Adventures snd try to go places theyve gone. This prison is worth the visit snd has character Cant imagine being an inmate here back in the day.

Thank David Swearengi... S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The gem of Yuma. State and community has done an excellent job maintains and adding exhibits. A lot of interactive displays.

Thank Niborj
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travel back in time and get a feel for the reality of prison life in the old west days. Staff was great and helpful with information and the self guided tour worth the time.

Thank Chiefbuff
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this visit. It is not large but the museum is laid out nicely with easy to follow information. We were scared out of the Dark Cell which was unsettling on its own by tiny bats just hanging around. Would recommend to everyone.

Thank Stephanie W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely worth seeing. It really shows the history of Yuma and makes you feel like you are walking on to a movie set or back into history. I loved reading about the inmates and knowing just a tad about their backgrounds and why they were there. It really brings the old west to reality. There are also great views from here.

Thank Antxiara
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Not that many building to tour, but the museum is very interesting. Also, the views from the prison tower are beautiful.

Thank neakaye
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