Skip to content
History Museum

Old Jail Museum

17 locals recommend ·

Tips from locals

March 9, 2020
Mystifying experience touring the old jail. Lots of knowledge to take in, definitely would recommend visiting!
November 4, 2019
Jim Thorpe is loaded with shops, restaurants and history.
September 10, 2019
This jail which was in service for over a century is now open for curious visitors
September 9, 2019
Tour Carbon Counties' original jail where the Molly Maguires were hanged in 1877. Great around Halloween!
August 13, 2019
Take a tour and learn the history behind the famous hand print.

Places to stay nearby

Locals also recommend

History Museum
“- The former home of philanthropist, railroad magnate, and founder of Lehigh University, Asa Packer - Built over a cast iron frame and consists of 3 stories, 18 rooms and approximately 11,000 square feet of living space. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“Great place to see a show right in downtown! Check their website for upcoming artists. I love their tribute shows!”
  • 20 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Excellent restaurant - great atmossphere and food!!!!. A little pricey but so worth it”
  • 17 locals recommend
“ Carbon County's largest selection of beer on tap and the food is good too.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“Gorgeous waterfalls after an invigorating hike! this is a more challenging hike than Hawk falls, but worth it. We've seen everyone from four legged children to 5 year olds to grandparents on this trail, so if you are at all adventurous this is the place for you. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
128 West Broadway
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania 18229
Phone+1 570-325-5259