Port Townsend, Washington: Old Jail Cells

In the basement of the local history museum are the original jail cells of Port Townsend. Jack London supposedly spent a drunken evening here.

Jefferson Museum of Art and History

Address:
540 Water St., Port Townsend, WA
Directions:
Jefferson Museum of Art and History. Downtown, at the east end of Water St., on the northeast corner of Water and Madison Sts.
Phone:
360-385-1003
Admission:
Adults $4.
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Jail in the basement.

Olde Timey Jail

In the basement of the Jefferson Museum of Art and History (a great little regional museum to learn about the area) you'll find the neat old original jail cells of Port Townsend, from the days when it had a licentious reputation. According to the education plaque on the wall, Jack London is said to have spent a drunken evening here.

[Tiffany Pitts, 03/12/2022]

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