About the Prison

At Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park walk through the actual strap iron cells and solitary chamber of Arizona Territory’s first prison, and see the areas where prisoners spent their lives in the desert.

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Programs & Events

New programs and events are added to the park calendar each month. Check back right here for the latest news and for Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park.

Park History

Ground was broken on April 28, 1876, for the construction of the prison. Yuma held a variety of law violators, including the legendary stagecoach robber Pearl Hart.

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Park and Facility Hours

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closed Tues - Wed

CLOSED Thanksgiving Eve & Thanksgiving Day

CLOSED Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Park Entrance Fee

Adult (14+): $8.00
Youth (7–13): $4.00
Child (0–6): FREE