Museum of Colorado Prisons

Explore the history of Colorado corrections! Individual MP# and CD audio tours guide visitors through cells that link the past to the present in a dramatic presentation.

The Colorado Prison Museum was the original Women’s Correctional Facility that was built in 1935. The Museum's mission is to collect, preserve, conserve, exhibit and interpret the historical heritage of the Colorado Prison System. See exhibits and artifacts such as historic photographs depicting life in prison facilities, the hangman’s noose used in the last hanging execution in Colorado, inmate arts and crafts, a gift shop and more!

Summer Hours (May 20 - September 31): Open 7 days a week: 10 am- 6 pm
Fall/Winter Hours (October 1 - May 19): Wednesday - Sunday: 10 am-5 pm

Rates:
Adults: $7
Seniors (65+): $6
Children Under 5: FREE
Children 6-12yrs: $5
CO Dept. of Corrections: $5
Federal Bureau of Prisons: $5
Military (Active and Retired): $5

  • Phone: 719-269-3015
  • Fax: 719-269-9148
  • 201 North First Street
  • Canon City, CO  81212
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201 North First Street
Canon City, CO 81212

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