Old Truckee Jail Museum, Truckee

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  • The Old Truckee Jail museum was built in 1875 and used until 1964. Tiny little place just off the Main Street. Worth a look. 
    The Old Truckee Jail museum was built in 1875 and used until 1964. Tiny little place just off the Main Street. Worth a look.  more »
  • I have a very short amount of time before my train arrived so thought this would work. It was perfect. I will go again when I am in town. 
    I have a very short amount of time before my train arrived so thought this would work. It was perfect. I will go again when I am in town.  more »
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  • Came to Truckee from the great white north. After reading 12 Donner party books I thought it was time to come to town. Greg, who is the president and curator of this establishment is so personable and knowledgeable. As a native, he has many in depth and unique stories that I'm sure you can only get from him. He was even kind enough to come in on his day off to give me and my mum a personal one on one tour. Thanks again and cant wait to come back.
  • Truckees Multifloor jail is good place to start history tour. Has limited opening hours so call ahead for times. Block away from Truckee Southern Pacific/Union Pacific Railroad Museum.🚂 picture of Christopher Columbas statuette in Archway of the home next to river street Bridge built by Francis Finnegan in 1876.

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