The Night Tour At Idaho’s Old Penitentiary Will Show You The Dark Side Of Its History

The Gem State is filled to the brim with fascinating historic destinations, but the Old Idaho Penitentiary in Boise may just be king of them all. Not only is it one of the most well-preserved 19th century buildings to be found in the state, but it also boasts an endless array of crazy stories and tales associated with it. Touring this old prison always feels like a walk back in time but the night tours especially will show you this historic destination in a whole new light. Get to know the penitentiary’s dark side when you embark on this limited tour, and live to tell the tale!

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What do you think? Are you crazy enough to embark on a night tour of the Old Idaho Penitentiary? Let us know in the comments! If you consider yourself a history buff, then definitely be sure to check out 10 Historical Landmarks You Absolutely Must Visit In Idaho.

Address: 2445 Old Penitentiary Rd, Boise, ID 83712, USA