The Old Jail             Museum

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Thank you for a fabulous 2023!

We are now closed to winterize the building.

When we are at the building, if the weather is warmer, we may open last minute for a couple tours. Click HERE for announcements or our front door to be open:)  

128 West Broadway

Jim Thorpe, PA 18229

(570) 325-5259

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At our jail we make learning history fun.

But this is NOT an amusement park.

GUIDED TOURS ONLY - 1/2 hour long!

           No self guided tours

 CLOSED for Winter

​   See you in Spring 2025

Welcome to
Old Jail Museum!


                                    Wander the Old Jail's cold hallways.

                                  Peek in Cell 17 to get a glimpse of... 

                                the Mysterious Handprint on the Wall. 

                                Stand under the gallows...

                               on which seven of the accused

                               Molly Maguires were put to death! 

                                Creep into the eerie dungeon.

                                Don't forget to check out our book,

                               "Ghosts of the Molly Maguires?",

                             a collection of visitors' first-hand accounts of

                                 strange happenings in the Old Jail.

                       Gift shop

                     Cell Block


​​​Customer Comments

Fascinating story of the jail and the prisoners. Learned so much about this town and the Molly McGuires.             Darlene B

Loved the tour of the Old Jail,

the stories of history & the

Molly Maquires & the hand print that doesn't go away. Intriguing!


Schedule, Pricing & more Info...

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Sorry NO PARKING in our lot except Handicapped/Disabled

Limited spaces - must move after tour

Please call ahead 570-325-5259

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