Rawlins, Wyoming: Wyoming Frontier Prison Museum

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500 W. Walnut St., Rawlins, WY
I-80 exit 211. Turn east onto Spruce St and drive 1.5 miles. Turn left onto 5th St., two blocks to Walnut St. The Prison will be straight ahead.
Summer daily 8-5, fewer hours and days off-season. (Call to verify)
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Wyoming Frontier Prison Museum.

Wyoming Frontier Prison Museum
One of the only places in the world where you can be sealed inside a real gas chamber for once-in-a-lifetime vacation photos. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [11/09/2008]
Wyoming's Gas Chamber
"America's Glamorous Gas Chambers." Wyoming Frontier Prison lets visitors sit in an actual gas chamber. Roadsideamerica.com Report...
Rawlins, Wyoming - Prison Tour Fun
Wyoming Frontier Prison Museum: Prisons are certainly no laughing matter, with their gas chambers, gallows, and electric chairs, and their daily melees of shower shivvings and cell block riots. [11/10/2008] Complete Story...

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Wyoming Frontier Prison Museum

Our tour guide was amazing! Take the tour. It's a terrifying facility, and it's good for all of us to learn how prisoners were kept just decades ago. It's also extremely creepy to watch people taking pictures of their kiddies in the gas chamber. The people on the tour can be as interesting as the facility.

[Kellix, 09/26/2015]

Prison cell block.

Wyoming Frontier Prison Museum

Well worth the tour price. We originally asked if we could just walk around the museum, but in order to see the prison itself you have to go on the tour. Takes about an hour and you get to sit in the gas chamber, see the gallows, all the cell blocks and learn some great stories about life at the prison. Great guides know the answer to any question you might have.

[Janki, 07/11/2012]

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