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Old Prison of Trois-Rivières

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Old Prison of Trois-Rivières

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Old Prison of Trois-Rivières was launch in 1815. A contract for the masonry was carried out the following year. The detention centre opened officially in 1822 and remained in operation until 1986. Designed to hold about forty inmates, it sometimes housed up to a hundred prisoners at once during the course of its history. Best place for children over 8 years old, great family activity until to 77 years !

During Fall, Winter and Spring seasons, English guided visits are not always available, please call 24 hours before your visit at (819) 372-0406



200 Laviolette, Trois-Rivières, QC

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