Historic Sites

Nauvoo—Carthage Jail

Visit the restored Carthage Jail, where the Prophet Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum were martyred. You can also tour the visitors’ center and walk through the beautiful gardens, where a life-size statue pays tribute to Joseph and Hyrum. For more sites in this area, see the Nauvoo Visitors’ Center.

    Address

    310 Buchanan
    Carthage, Illinois 62321

    Contact:

    217-577-2603

    Schedule:

    January –February:
    10:00 am-4:00pm

    March-Memorial Day:
    10:00 am-5:00 pm

    June-August:
    9:00 am-7:00pm

    Labor Day-October:
    10:00 am-7:00 pm

    November-December:
    10:00 am-4:00pm

    Open Sundays at:
    12:30 pm

    More info:

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