MSP Museum in Jefferson City, MO

Continue Your Journey into Missouri's Past

jefferson city penitentiary tour

In conjunction with the Missouri State Penitentiary tours, the museum residing in the lower-level of the Col. Darwin W. Marmaduke House provides additional historical information about the famous prison that operated for 168 years. The museum houses MSP memorabilia as well as a replica cell that demonstrates the living conditions at the prison. Visitors can view the many displays that provide information on prison industries, contract labor/private industries, life inside the walls and control/counter-control as well as items on loan from former Deputy Warden Mark Schreiber. Please make reservations for groups of 10 or more.

Admission is $2 per person (or free with the purchase of a prison tour).

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Fri 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

jefferson city penitentiary tour