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Ashburn, Georgia: Crime and Punishment Museum (Closed) Team Field Report

E. College Ave.
Crime and Punishment Museum

One featured exhibit was the blood-stained collar of Miles Cribb, displayed next to the hook on which he was hanged in 1914. Closed since ~2017 for eventual renovation. Report... [09/19/2010]

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Crime and Punishment Museum

I visited the Facebook page for this attraction and it said closed until further notice. Just wanted to let you know in case you didn't already.

[Amanda Phillips, 04/11/2019]

The museum has experienced shutdowns in the past, because the old building -- the town jail -- needs repairs. We hope that the town has it reopened soon.

Crime and Punishment Museum

We made an appointment with Ashley, a wonderful guide. Even though the museum was closed on Monday, she gave us a tour. We got quite an education on jails and the treatment of the prisoners. And to think it was used as a jail until the early 1990s! [Karen Quillen, 10/07/2016]

Crime and Punishment Museum.

Crime and Punishment Museum

Call ahead so they can set up a tour guide. Otherwise they have to close the tourist info office across the street. Brief and interesting little tour. No more cafe.

[Geneva, 04/17/2015]

Prisoner coffin.

Crime and Punishment Museum

The Crime and Punishment Museum has reopened! Be sure to call ahead; you can have lunch there, but you MUST call ahead. There has been some remodeling.

[Renee, 09/13/2014]

The museum unexpectedly closed in January 2014 when urgent repairs were deemed necessary. We're glad this attraction is back.

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