The Squirrel Cage In Iowa Just Might Be The Strangest Tourist Trap Yet

In Council Bluffs, you’ll find one of Iowa’s weirdest attractions – it’s certainly one of its creepiest. This is a place you have to visit, but you won’t want to stick around too long. It’s called the Pottawattamie County Jail, but it’s much better known by its other name – the Squirrel Cage.

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The Pottawattamie County Jail is open to visitors April through October on Thursday, Friday, Saturday from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sundays, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. From November through March, the jail is open Saturday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Be sure to arrive at least a half-hour before closing to make it through all the exhibits – and back out!

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Address: 226 Pearl St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503, USA