Historic Jail Tours

Ever wonder what early jail life might be like? Then this is a tour for you! The 1 hour and 15 minute Guided Tour includes the 1892 jail with ties to President Rutherford B. Hayes, the 1840's Dungeon located underneath the Sandusky County Courthouse and the Gallows Exhibition Hall featuring the gallows used for the last hanging in Sandusky County. Hear exciting stories while learning the significance of this rare and historic structure. And the best part: Tours are kid friendly! Tickets can be purchased at the Sandusky County Convention and Visitors Bureau (712 North Street, Fremont, OH (the fairgrounds parking lot)) or at the door.
NOTE: Due to the courthouse renovation project scheduled to begin in July of 2016,  we will not be conducting tours in the later part of the 2016 year.

2016 Historic Jail Tours Schedule
 
Closed for Renovations No Scheduled Tours. Cost: $3.00 per person 
We welcome group tours and bus operator to contact us to book private dates. We can accommodate most requests for groups of 20 or larger.   Some time and date restrictions may exist, call 1-800-255-8070 for additional information.
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Tickets are $3 each.
 
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Please note: Tours often sell out, please check with the SCCVB Office prior to the event for ticket availability 

Tours Begin at: 5:30pm, and 6:30pm

The Jail is located at 622 Croghan Street






Jailhouse Rocks

Costumed Staff will greet you at the door where your group will line up for their mugshot and get ready to join the chow line! Enjoy Jailhouse style entertainment while dinner is served right in the cell block; if you are adventurous, enjoy your dinner in one of the cells!. Follow it up with a story-filled tour by your own inmate! Don't forget your camera or your souvenir fingerprint card. It's a jailhouse rockin' good time! Tickets are $20 each and each dinner theater is limited to 30 persons. Reservations are required. Doors open at 5:30pm and Dinner begins at 6:00pm
NOTE: Due to the courthouse renovation project scheduled to begin in July of 2016,  we will not be conducting tours in the later half of the 2016 year.

2016 Jailhouse Rock Dinner Tour Schedule
July 14, 2016 Times: Doors open @ 5:30 p.m. Cost: $25.00 per person
We welcome group tours and bus operator to contact us to book private dates. We can accommodate most requests for groups of 20 or larger.   Some time and date restrictions may exist, call 1-800-255-8070 for additional information.
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Dungeon Descent

Hosted by O.R.B.S., the Dungeon Descent is a nighttime adventure using modern technology to explore the spirit world. You will get a quick education on the equipment O.R.B.S. will be using and then spend the evening exploring the Historic Jail, 1840's Dungeon and Gallows Exhibition Hall.  At the end of the night enjoy a pizza party and share your experience!
NOTE: Due to the courthouse renovation project scheduled to begin in July of 2016,  we will not be conducting tours in the later part of the 2016 year.

2016 Dungeon Descent Event Schedule
July 29, 2016 Times: ​Begins @ ​8:​00 p.m. Cost: $25.00 per person
 
 
We welcome group tours and bus operator to contact us to book private dates. We can accommodate most requests for groups of 20 or larger. Some time and date restrictions may exist, call 1-800-255-8070 for additional information.
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  • All events are located at:

    Historic Sandusky County Jail
    622 Croghan Street.
    Fremont, Ohio 43420


    PLEASE USE CROGHAN STREET PARKING LOT AND ENTRANCE FOR ALL EVENTS!



    Still curious about the Historic Sandusky County Jail and Dungeon events?  Take a look at the video above and you will see a video containing clips from each of the tours and events that we offer!



















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