A Tour of the Exhibits in the Jail
The museum has many exciting new exhibits for your enjoyment.  We are now open Thursday and Fridays from 10 am until 2 pm and every Saturday from 10 am until 4 pm.  The old County Jail has law enforcements exhibits on the first floor and the jail itself is located on the second floor. 

The first floor use to served as the living quarters for the Sheriff and his family as well as the Jailer and his family.  We have recreated a couple of those rooms so you can see how they lived in the jail.

Sheriffs lived in the downstairs part of the Brown County jail.
Not a comfortable place to stay!
Jails cells were located on the second and third floors.
Display of a timeline of sheriffs of
Brown County

The Brown County Jail was designed and constructed by two of the leading jail companies in the South, Youngblood Brothers of Troy, Alabama, and Martin, Moodie & Company of Comanche, Texas.  This building was built in 1902-1903 as the 3rd county jail. It was completed June 29,1903. It is made from cut stone in Brown County.  Al Morton, a local stonemason, built the stone walls. L. S. Leversedge & Son of Dallas erected the iron fence.
Crime Scene
Sheriff's Office
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