Old Idaho Penitentiary Museum

Museums & Galleries in Boise
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Explore the facility that housed some of the West’s most notorious criminals for 100 years. Tour solitary confinement, cell blocks, and the gallows while walking through 30 buildings that are part of this experience. The museum also houses the extensive J. Curtis Earl Memorial Exhibit of Arms and Armaments, a collection of thousands of antique guns and weapons donated to the State of Idaho.

Things To Know

  • Hours vary depending on season.
  • Closed during state holidays.
  • Group and AAA discounts available.
  • Please call or visit the website to confirm hours of operation and fees.