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Old Jail Art Center & Museum

404 North Way, Darien, GA 31305-9126
+1 912-437-7711
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WOW, amazing how good shape this old jail building is in, also a museum with interesting facts... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
Interesting local art gallery

The old jail cells are preserved and are somewhat interesting. The local art on display is... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Oviedo, Florida
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404 North Way, Darien, GA 31305-9126
+1 912-437-7711
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

WOW, amazing how good shape this old jail building is in, also a museum with interesting facts. Tourist attraction in Darien, GA near the bridge.

Thank 15Serene15
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The old jail cells are preserved and are somewhat interesting. The local art on display is definitely a mixed bag. Most are about what you'd expect from a small community, but some were quite good. Worth a stop if you are staying in the area.

Thank BobHoward9
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This will open your eyes if you open your eyes and look. You get to see how jail used to be and why jails have been upgraded to glorified motels. I don't think I could spend a week incarcerated in this old jail. There are...More

Thank mikenorris2
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in while on vacation. The talent hanging on the walls was extremely impressive. Really liked the kid's room. This is more than an art gallery or a museum. It was obviously well utilized by the artist community. Overall a delight!!

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you are interested in old jails this is a interesting place to stop. Local artist have nice pictures all around. I would recommend a stop here. Not much to interest small children tho.

Thank 926beverlyh
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The history of the jail is interesting and we enjoyed learning more about Darian. The local art was fun to look at as well. Admission is free.

Thank ASAS500
Reviewed 7 July 2016

It was really cool to see the old jail cells, the relevant artifacts and try to imagine what is was like to be a "guest!"

Thank Hari259
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Loved all the local artists some was in the 10th grade. We were able to get lots of information for the area and do many things.

1  Thank Connie R
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Plenty of local art to peruse and purchase, and a roomful of art by kids was a special treat. Some cute handcrafts also. Interesting display of artifacts from the building's time as a jail. A fairly quick stop but, quite enjoyable. Must be able to...More

Thank MsElizabethOh
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Times change. And so has this Jail. Instead of housing inmates, it houses art displays, and information for visitors. The Old Darien Jail is kept as a museum too. Who would have thought that after serving the community for over 100 years, it would then...More

Thank Jose A
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