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Hillsboro, Texas: Jail Where Elvis Was Locked Up For Being Drunk

The former county jail is now the county museum. According to the experts in Hillsboro, Elvis was imprisoned in their slammer for a night on a drunk and disorderly charge.

Hill County Cell Block Museum

120 N. Waco St., Hillsboro, TX
At the Hill County Cell Block Museum. On the east side of Hwy 81/N. Waco St., two blocks north of the courthouse, at the corner of N. Waco and E. Paschal Sts.
April-Oct. Sa 10 am - 4 pm. Closed Su-F. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Jail Where Elvis Was Locked Up For Being Drunk

This was really an interesting stop; the jail cells were through the kitchen up a few stairs. The house is two stories -- make sure to go upstairs too. We almost missed it. The three volunteers at the entrance reminded us.

[Suzy, 06/28/2016]

Jail Cell Museum.

Jail Where Elvis Was Locked Up For Being Drunk

Only open on Saturdays. 10-4pm, April through October.

[Jamie Z, 04/25/2015]

It looks like a house because the sheriff and his family lived in the front. and the prisoners were locked up in the cell block in the back. In service from 1893 until 1983; now a museum run by the county.

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