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The museum is located in cell house number 4 of the Colorado Territorial Prison. Displays date back to 1871, including the Federal Bureau of Prisons. A gift shop offers unique artwork by inmates.

Location: PO Box 1229, 201 N 1st Street, Canon City Colorado 81212 Telephone 719-269-3015 Fax 719-269-9148

Other History nearby:
(Colorado Springs) Air Force Academy Visitor Center
(Canon City) Canon City Municipal Museum
(Cripple Creek) Cripple Creek Mining District
(Colorado Springs) McAllister House Museum
(Canon City) Museum of Colorado Prisons
(Colorado Springs) Peterson Air and Space Museum

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