Historic Squirrel Cage Jail

Temporarily Closed

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the State Disaster Plan issued by Governor Kim Reynolds, this attraction is temporarily closed until further notice.

226 Pearl Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 323-2509

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the State Disaster Plan issued by Governor Kim Reynolds, this attraction is temporarily closed until further notice.

This 1885 three-story Victorian-Gothic style, brick structure is extremely unique as it is only one of three left in existence. It served as the jail between 1865 and 1969. Town legend has it that the jail is haunted. During Halloween season — and sometimes throughout the year, —  the jail hosts popular flashlight tours and paranormal investigations.

Hours of operation vary by season; please visit their website for details.

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Squirrel Cage Jail (Back)

Squirrel Cage Jail (Front)

Map to Historic Squirrel Cage Jail

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