Historic Jail Tours


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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. Notice:  Due to Covid-19 and Stay and Shelter orders,  our April and May tours have been cancelled.  Anyone who purchased tickets may request a refund or hold tickets for a tour listed later this year.  Thank you.


20​20 Historic Jail Tour Schedule

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September 19, 2019 5:30 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. $​5.00 per person
​October 24, 2019 5:30 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. $​5.00 per person
April 9, 2020 Cancelled Due to Covid-19 Cancelled
May 21, 2020 Cancelled Due to Covid-19 Cancelled
June 11, 2020 Cancelled Due to Covid-19 Cancelled
July 9. 2020 Cancelled Due to Covid-19 Cancelled
August 13, 2020 Cancelled Due to Covid-19 Cancelled
​September 17, 2020 Cancelled Due to Covid-19
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​October 22, 2020 Cancelled Due to Covid-19
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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! Notice:Due to Covid-19 and Stay and Shelter orders,  our April ​Dungeon Descent has been cancelled.  Anyone who purchased tickets may request a refund or hold tickets for ​an event listed later this year.  Thank you.

​2020 Dungeon Descent Event Schedule
 
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September ​2​7, 201​9 Starts at 8:00 p.m. SOLD OUT
​October ​​11, 201​9 Starts at 8:00 p.m. SOLD OUT
​April 24, 2020 Cancelled due to Covid-19
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June 19, 2020 Cancelled due to Covid-19
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September 25, 2020 Cancelled due to Covid-19
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​October 9, 2020 Cancelled due to Covid-19
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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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Business Hours: 
Mon - Thurs, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm; 
Fri - 8:00 am to 4:00 pm; 
Closed Sat-Sun.