Boise, Idaho: Old Idaho PenitentiaryShut down by prison riots in the early 1970s. Highlights of the tour include Death Row, the gallows, and the solitary confinement cell called "Siberia."
Old Idaho Penitentiary State Historical Site
- 2445 Old Penitentiary Rd., Boise, ID
- Old Idaho Penitentiary State Historical Site. From the intersection of Broadway and Warm Springs Ave. drive east on Warm Springs for about 1.5 miles then turn left onto Old Penitentiary Road.
- Summer daily 10 am - 4:30 pm; fewer hours off-season. (Call to verify)
- RA Rates:
- Worth a Detour
Visitor Tips and News About Old Idaho Penitentiary
Guided tour of Old Idaho Penitentiary is well worth the $5.[Robert, 05/29/2010]
Shut down by prison riots since 1973, and revived as a tour of Idaho penal history. Highlights of the tour include Death Row, the gallows, and the solitary confinement cell called "Siberia."