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Cemetery Tours

Experience a unique tour of the Idaho State Penitentiary and its rarely seen prison cemetery. Explore the final moments of incarcerated individuals and their final resting places. Discover why more than half of the cemetery is filled with “Unknown” markers (or often no markers at all) and why some names cannot be found in any prison register.

Cemetery Tour registration includes a self-guided tour of the prison the day of your visit and access to open site exhibits.

This event is FREE for Idaho State Historical Society Members! Member Presale begins Tuesday, February 14 at 10:00 am. Become a Member at Public registration begins Tuesday, February 21 at 10:00 am.

The Old Idaho Penitentiary is open extended spring break hours March 18-26, 2022 (12 pm to 7 pm daily, last admission 6 pm). Cemetery Tours at 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 5:00 and 6:00 daily. $15 admission.

– Guests must be 18 or older to attend Cemetery Tours unless accompanied by an adult. Recommended for ages 13+ due to graphic content.
– Tours are limited to 25 people per session.
– Idaho State Historical Society event tickets are non-transferable and nonrefundable.


Mar 18 - 26 2023


12:00 pm - 7:00 pm



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Old Idaho Penitentiary
2445 Old Penitentiary Rd., Boise, ID, 83712

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