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Huntsville, Texas: Prison Driving Tour

Address:
7600 TX-75, Huntsville, TX
Directions:
Tour brochure available at the Visitor Center behind the Giant Sam Houston statue. South of Huntsville. I-45 exit 112 northbound (southbound exit 109, then turn around). At the end of the exit ramp, turn right, then a quick right at the blue sign to the parking lot.
Hours:
M-F 9-5, Sa 10-5, Su 11-5. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
936-291-9726
Prison Driving Tour

With a handy brochure and map you can visit (or at least drive by) the many prison sights in Huntsville, including the prisons themselves, the prison cemetery, and the store where just-freed prisoners buy their clothing and snacks.

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Prison Driving Tour

The tourist information part of the Chamber of Commerce has been moved to the Visitor Center at the Giant Sam Houston statue. The Visitor Center people are overhauling the Prison Tour brochure at the moment, so we couldn't get one there, either.

[Brigitte Weisser, 03/26/2022]

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