Huntsville, Texas: Texas Prison Museum Team Field Report

491 State Hwy. 75 North, Huntsville, TX
I-45 exit 118. The museum is on the frontage road, east side.
M-Sa 10 am - 5 pm, Su 12-5 pm, Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Day. (Call to verify)
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Texas Prison Museum. Texas Prison Museum
The home of "Old Sparky," the state's retired electric chair, as well as displays of prisoner contraband and famous guns. Report...
Old Sparky, Electric Chair of Texas
A crusty veteran of Capital Punishment displayed at the Texas Prison Museum. Report...

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Old Sparky moves to new prison museum

The Texas Prison Museum, home of "Old Sparky" the electric chair, is moving to a larger and more modern facility. The grand opening of the new building elsewhere in Huntsville is scheduled for November 13, 2002 at 3 pm.

... [09/28/2002] Complete News Story

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