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The Cornwall Jail


The Cornwall Jail

11 Water Street West, Cornwall • (613) 938-4748


Notorious for its hauntings, the Cornwall Jail  is a limestone building built in 1833, and was in continuous operation until 2002. Left in its original condition, we invite you to take a unique tour and see what life was like behind bars. Experience fingerprinting; feel what it was like to be inside a cell; check out the gallows that were used until 1954. Hear stories based on interviews.

Approximate Visit Time: 1 hour
Cost: $5 – $7
Parking: Free