Missouri State Penitentiary Museum Opens

3 years 8 months 4 weeks ago May 28, 2013 May 28, 2013 Tuesday, May 28 2013 Tuesday, May 28, 2013 12:32:00 PM CDT in News
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JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri State Penitentiary Museum in Jefferson City opened Tuesday afternoon. The Museum is located on the Jefferson City Convention & Visitors Bureau's second floor, at 100 E. High Street.

The bureau held a ribbon-cutting and open house Tuesday to mark the opening.

The museum has a prison cell replica and gives visitors a glimpse into prison life.

The visitors bureau said it hopes the museum will attract more tourists to downtown.

 

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