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Old Jail Art Center & Museum

404 North Way, Darien, GA 31305-9126
+1 912-437-7711
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Great Art

This little community must have several artists because the inside of the jail was covered with... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
short visit

If you wish to see Georges old penal system it is really interesting old pictures prior to the... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Peter S
Edgewater, Florida
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404 North Way, Darien, GA 31305-9126
+1 912-437-7711
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This little community must have several artists because the inside of the jail was covered with oil, charcoals, watercolor paintings. Some were very good quality. They also have other things to purchase. I bought an art book that depicted Sapelo Island reasonably. This is a...More

Thank MikeandMax
Reviewed 1 October 2017

If you wish to see Georges old penal system it is really interesting old pictures prior to the bridge being built .and upstairs old cells.the ladies there were help full and friendly.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This little gem in the historic town of Darien should be on your list of places to visit. Local artists display artworks and there is a museum of history. The building is historic as well, having been the old jail.

Thank suzannemonet
Reviewed 26 July 2017

People were very friendly and helpful. Interesting building and beautiful art work by locals. Local artist were there and very interesting to talk to and visit with. We needed a Georgia state map and they had that and other articles we were interested in. Good...More

Thank jjuanita41
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
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