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Old Idaho Penitentiary Site

33 locals recommend ·

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Alicia
Alicia
November 20, 2019
Beautiful grounds, creepy/historical place!
Stan & Jan
Stan & Jan
September 23, 2019
In 1872 the Idaho Territorial Prison opened its doors to some of the most desperate and mean criminals the West could offer. In 1973 the Idaho State Penitentiary closed to inmates. Now our doors are open for visitors to explore over 100 years of Idaho's unique prison history. Open year-round,…
Rachel
Rachel
August 19, 2019
It has a great history and is free to visit
Matt
Matt
July 11, 2019
Great historic visit and tour to this old area of Boise, ID. Tour the old Idaho Penitentiary. Beautiful area right below the Boise Foothills
Phil And Dana
Phil And Dana
May 01, 2019
This is really fun to tour and has a fantastic antique weapons exhibit.

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Location
2445 Old Penitentiary Road
Boise, Idaho 83712
Phone+1 208-334-2844
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 5:00 PM