St. Claude Gaol Museum

St. Claude

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Come visit the only place in Canada where you can have fun in jail! Constructed in 1912-1913, the building which now houses the museum has been used for more than one purpose since then: jail, fire station, and storage place for recycling. Today, the building has been restored as a replica of what it was originally intended to be: the town jail. The museum will allow you to discover a part of the town’s past, as it has been designated a Heritage Site. You will learn what everyday life was like for the prisoners as well as the people who looked after them, and even have the opportunity to try on a prison uniform! The St. Claude Tourist Office is located at the rear of the building.

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., from July 1st to September 3rd
French spoken at all times

5, Provincial Route 5, St. Claude, MB, R0G 1Z0
Phone: (204) 379-2679

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