Due to the prevalence of Corvid-19, and Colorado’s current state of emergency, the Board of Directors has

decided the best course of action for helping control the spread of this novel virus will be to close our museum to the

public until April 1, 2020.

Please check our website for updates.

Colorado Prison Museum

Cañon City in southern Colorado is the home of the Museum of Colorado Prisons, a showcase of the atmosphere and exhibits of days, staff and inmates gone by.

A visit to the the Royal Gorge Region isn’t complete without stopping and “doing time” in this historical cell house that was the original Women’s Correctional Facility constructed in 1935.

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