I-80, Rawlins Wyoming 82301
This prison in Rawlins
replaced the territorial prison in Laramie
in 1901 and operated for exactly 80 years. For a small fee you can receive a guided tour of the cell blocks, visiting rooms, and death house. The reception area contains a museum with photographs and other prison artifacts. Reservations are recommended for wintertime tours.
Our tour season is Memorial Day- Labor Day, with 9 tours a day, 7 days a week. Off season tours are available by appointment only.
Other History nearby:
(Sinclair) Fort Fred Steele Historic Site
(Rawlins) Wyoming Frontier Prison
07/07 Coming to The Rawlins area
Beartrap Summer Festival Casper WY August3-4 Since 1994, the Beartrap Summer Festival has taken place on the meadows of Casper.
Steamboat Wine Festival Steamboat Springs CO August7-11 Experience more than 100 food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries, epicurean purveyors, and locally-made products at this ultimate food and wine experience.
Scottish/Irish Highland Festival Estes Park CO September5-8 The Longs Peak Scottish/Irish Highland Festival has grown from four families on a Saturday afternoon to one of the most prestigious Celtic Festivals in North America.The world renowned festival has hosted world champion pipe bands, jousting, clogging competitions, dog shows featuring breeds of the British Isles, battle dioramas from famous events such as Waterloo, Scottish and Irish dance festivals, and oodles more.