Old Jail Museum

Visit this 1857 National Historic Landmark featuring limestone and iron prison cells and rare Egyptian Revivalist architecture. It's one-of-a-kind collection features the Dubuque County Historical Society's most unique and interesting artifacts. 

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Latitude: 42.501287 Longitude: -90.664557 Elevation: 623 ft
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Time Period Represented

Victorian Era

Visitor Fees (if any)

Adults $5.00, Youth (7-17) $3.50, Children 6 and under Free

Seasons Open

Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, Wednesday to Sunday, 11 - 4

Accessibility Notes

Due to the historic nature of the site, wheelchair access on first floor only

Pet Friendly Notes

Service animals welcome.

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