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Ghost Hunts at the Crime Punishment Museum

241 E College Ave, Ashburn, GA 31714-5201
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After touring the Crime & Punishment Museum I don't know why anyone would commit a crime in the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
the-village-peeps
Disappointing Museum

Ashburn has fallen on very hard times and much of the town is boarded up or otherwise closed. We... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
Trek-Always
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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Step back in history and learn all about the history of Crime and Punishment around the turn of the century in the Deep South. Get locked up, see the ol' hanging noose and check out Old Sparky, a replica of the first electric chair. Hang around, if you dare! Discounts for seniors, children and groups are available. --Museum is run by volunteer staff only and tours are given by appointment--
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  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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241 E College Ave, Ashburn, GA 31714-5201
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Reviewed yesterday

After touring the Crime & Punishment Museum I don't know why anyone would commit a crime in the surrounding area of Ashburn, Ga. On the main level (where the sheriff and his family had lived) the museum volunteer gave a detailed account of all the...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Ashburn has fallen on very hard times and much of the town is boarded up or otherwise closed. We had high hopes for this museum. You need to call ahead to the Chamber of Commerce to arrange a tour. There just isn't much to see....More

1  Thank Trek-Always
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Have seen the billboard for years - and like others - decided to detour on the way home to check this out. I did look on the website before our trip and understood easily how to arrange a tour. The Chamber of Commerce really is...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

We went to find thrills and didn't find it. I asked around at the local shops where can I go to find something new and surprising. They recommend this MUSEUm. SO, I went and it was different, but not what I was looking for.

Thank sunoco105
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

The Crime & Punishment Museum is a very interesting place with loads of history. It was utilized up until 1993. They even had an execution carried out there. You can view the execution chamber and all the old jail cells. Our tour guide was Stevie...More

Thank RamonaL34
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We spotted the billboard on the side of the interstate and decided to take a detour on our way to Florida. We are so glad we did! When we got there, The sign on the door that said they were closed for the day. We...More

2  Thank Shannon F
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Ashley was a great tour guide. Very informative and knowledgeable. I'll be sure to stop, again, soon. A little of our history. I hope they keep this place for a long time.

1  Thank wendykerstetter
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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent time, cool history of the house and the jail where the prisoners were kept. The lady that took us through was very informative and shared a lot of knowledge.

1  Thank tripnbubbles
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Our tour guide, Ashley, was fantastic!! We had so much fun listening to her local stories and learning more about Ashburn. Do not miss this interesting museum and piece of Georgia history-it was a great visit!

2  Thank MaryLuisaBrit
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

We took a night tour throughout the jail with Ghost Chasers , it was a great lesson about the place. This place is most definitely haunted! No doubt in my mind at all!

2  Thank gator1378
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