Rotating exhibits highlight changes in the prison system since its 1848 inception. Includes old ball-and-chains and "Old Sparky," the state's electric chair used from 1924-64. Visitors also can see items produced by inmates.
Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. and noon-5 p.m. Sun. Special weekday group tours and group rates by appointment.
491 Texas 75 N.
Take Exit 118 from I-45.