See the new book published by the museum: Electrocutions in Texas: 1924-1964
Winners of the Prison Museum Raffle:
Thanks to everyone who participated in this fund raiser.
13th annual Old Timers. October 13, 2018, 10:00-2:00pm. All retirees welcome.
Inmate Information Prior to 1960
If you need information about a specific inmate incarcerated before 1960, please use the Convict Information Request Form (pdf, 38K) For a $10 fee the Curator of Collections will research convict entry ledgers, convict conduct ledgers and museum files. Download and complete the form, and mail with the fee. (If you are a member of Ancestry.com, this information may be obtained from that site as part of your membership.)
Inmate Information After 1960
If you are seeking information about an inmate incarcerated after 1960, please contact the Texas Department of Criminal Justice inmate records office at (936) 437-6583.
The Texas Prison Museum archives is available for use by approved historical
researchers working on dissertations, books. magazine articles, documentaries, etc. Please
use the Archival
Research Information (pdf,
42K) form for more information.