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Yuma Territorial Prison Museum & Park


220 N. Prison Hill Road
Yuma, AZ 85364
United States

(??.? miles from you)

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Call: 928-783-4771


Yuma Territorial Prison Museum & Park


(??.? miles from you)

220 N. Prison Hill Road
Yuma, AZ 85364
United States

http://www.yumaprison.org

Call: 928-783-4771


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Why You Should Go...

Visit Yuma Territorial Prison Museum & Park for a journey into Yuma’s fascinating past. Stop in and take a walk through a big piece of Old West history. Enter the cells where the Southwest's most hardene

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Why You Should Go...

Visit Yuma Territorial Prison Museum & Park for a journey into Yuma’s fascinating past. Stop in and take a walk through a big piece of Old West history. Enter the cells where the Southwest's most hardened criminals were once locked up. Learn about the history of Yuma Territorial Prison, notable inmates, and the controversy of the conditions and some of the incarcerations. Visit the haunting prison cemetery and climb up to the old guard tower for a breathtaking view of the restored Colorado River. For extra fun, take a mug shot in the museum and load up on prison gear at our gift shop.

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Daily

Cost: Less than $25

Parking: Free On-site

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

Extra Fun...

Fun Facts

On July 1, 1876, the first seven inmates entered the Territorial Prison at Yuma and were locked into the new cells they had built themselves.

A total of 3,069 prisoners, including 29 women, lived in Yuma Territorial Prison during its 33 years of operation.

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Why You Should Go...

Visit Yuma Territorial Prison Museum & Park for a journey into Yuma’s fascinating past. Stop in and take a walk through a big piece of Old West history. Enter the cells where the Southwest's most hardened criminals were once locked up. Learn about the history of Yuma Territorial Prison, notable inmates, and the controversy of the conditions and some of the incarcerations. Visit the haunting prison cemetery and climb up to the old guard tower for a breathtaking view of the restored Colorado River. For extra fun, take a mug shot in the museum and load up on prison gear at our gift shop.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Daily

Cost: Less than $25

Parking: Free On-site

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

Extra Fun

Fun Facts

On July 1, 1876, the first seven inmates entered the Territorial Prison at Yuma and were locked into the new cells they had built themselves.

A total of 3,069 prisoners, including 29 women, lived in Yuma Territorial Prison during its 33 years of operation.

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