This Jail In Montana Is Actually A Museum And You Need To Visit

When you’re driving down Main Street in Deer Lodge, it won’t be long before you come across an ominous brick building surrounded by a prison wall. While it might still look intimidating, this building now houses one of the coolest museum complexes in Montana. And if you’ve never been to the Old Montana Prison Complex, you really should come for a history lesson.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

This is definitely one of the coolest collections of museums in Montana. But if you want to see something a little more out-of-the-ordinary, check out these weird museums.