Historic SDG Jailin-person Doors Open Cornwall and SDG Counties

  • In-person
  • Guided tours available
  • Kid-friendly
  • Parking
  • Self-guided tours available
  • Washrooms
  • Photography allowed
Historic SDG Jail

This jail has a rich history. It served as a maximum-security facility for nearly a century, housing some notorious criminals. It was notorious for its harsh conditions and alleged human rights violations. Today, the jail stands as a museum and popular tourist attraction, offering visitors a glimpse into the prison's past and the harsh realities of life behind bars.

Contact info

11 Water Street West
Cornwall, Ontario
E-mail: tourism@sdgcounties.ca


Year built: 1833
Building type:AttractionHistorical landmark

Dates/hours open

Aug 17, 10:00am - Aug 18, 04:00pm

Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.