San Quentin State Prison

Prison
13 Main St, San Quentin, CA 94964, United States
Hours:
Likely open (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 6:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 6:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 9:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 9:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 6:00 AM–9:00 AM
    • 11:00 AM–1:00 PM
    • 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 6:00 AM–11:00 AM
    • 1:00 PM–4:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–7:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 6:00 AM–10:00 AM
    • 1:00 PM–7:00 PM
5.7/10

Based on 61 votes

People have mixed feelings about this place

Total Visitors
2,557
Total Visits
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    Jennifer E.
    "totally worth visiting for the views"(2 Tips)
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  • Craig

    Visiting is much better than staying

    Craig · March 6
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  • Jennifer E.

    Hahaha...nothing but totally worth visiting for the views and a great selfie.

    Jennifer Evans · February 16
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  • Paul

    My mom always told me I would never be able to afford to live in Marin. Ha! I proved her wrong!

    Paul · February 13, 2014
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  • Tony W.

    So, I heard you like prison-industrial complexes...

    Tony Webster · February 9, 2014
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  • G William N.

    Dropping. Jeanne off!

    G William Norris, III · January 30, 2014
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  • jackel

    Try not to stay long.

    jackel · August 9, 2013
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  • Susie

    The ultimate gated community.

    Susie · August 3, 2013
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  • Fureous A.

    Soap drop nukka

    Fureous Angel · June 28, 2013
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  • Brad H.

    A tip? Yeah, don't break the law.

    Brad Hall · May 6, 2013
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  • caro

    Great educational tour!

    caro · April 25, 2013
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  • DRE B.

    You can hide a shiv inside of the powder laundry detergent box that you're mom's brings.

    DRE BOOGS · December 28, 2012
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  • Vincent H.

    Terrible customer service

    Vincent Higgins · December 5, 2012
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  • Lisa M.

    I agree food is terrible here

    Lisa Marie · July 4, 2012
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  • Chris L.

    Soap on a rope

    Chris Louie · June 30, 2012
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  • Chris C.

    Don't go here...

    Chris Crowell · May 18, 2012
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  • Joseph K.

    Don't forget your Vaseline!

    Joseph K · May 12, 2012
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  • Joseph K.

    Say hello to Jerome & Tyrone in the showers

    Joseph K · May 12, 2012
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  • Joseph K.

    Don't forget to wear your Nike Cortez when you come

    Joseph K · May 12, 2012
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  • Joseph K.

    "Others" #1!

    Joseph K · May 12, 2012
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  • Melissa S.

    Don't drop the soap......

    Melissa S. · May 10, 2012
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  • Maya N.

    Great place to find a pen pal! Lmao

    Maya Nimnicht · April 20, 2012
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  • Arturo R.

    Get a room with a view to the Bay. Beautiful!

    Arturo Rawls · February 15, 2012
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  • Gunther S.

    Go straight and stay away. Eat somewhere else like CafeCapu korat

    Gunther Scholz · February 15, 2012
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  • Patti W.

    Driving by only! It is located in a beautiful spot.

    Patti Waldman · February 12, 2012
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  • Jerome F.

    The mayor is a punk bitch...

    Jerome Fried · January 20, 2012
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  • Jason K.

    Food was awful, poor service, blood in showers. Avoid this place.

    Jason Keisling · January 14, 2012
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  • Mich G.

    Great watering hole -- lots of bars!

    Mich Gunderman · November 3, 2011
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  • Danny S.

    Don't argue.

    Danny Skarka · October 21, 2011
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  • MZ T.

    Bring bodywash......

    MZ THIC · October 17, 2011
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  • Kristin K.

    Don't drop the soap and stay away from Larry..

    Kristin K · September 18, 2011
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  • Jerome F.

    So like a roach motel...they check in but don't check out.

    Jerome Fried · August 21, 2011
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  • Maxwell H.

    Don't bend over.

    Maxwell H. · August 18, 2011
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  • Jerome F.

    The quintessential gated community!

    Jerome Fried · August 12, 2011
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  • MarinVacation.com R.

    Post Office outside gates - best and easiest to deal with if in hurry - never a line. !! ;)

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  • MarinVacation.com R.

    San Quentin village sits outside the gates and has a cute beach! Also, history of a prison here goes back to the gold rush - when this was a 4 man prison cell!

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  • Dick H.

    Try the tossed salad.

    Dick Hurts · May 29, 2011
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  • the Zachness

    Be aware of spoiled correctional officers.

    the Zachness · March 8, 2011
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  • Chris N.

    Don't drop the soap

    Chris Neumamn · February 21, 2011
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  • Elisha Y.

    Alliance for C.H.A.N.G.E. was founded here. Check it out at www.alliance4change.org : )

    Elisha Yang · January 4, 2011
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  • Gino W.

    Try to be on the grounds to claim it. Zak

    Gino Whitehall · January 2, 2011
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  • Allen K.

    Try to get the top bunk

    Allen Kohlhepp · December 9, 2010
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  • Sir W.

    Big up to tookie Williams

    Sir Williams · October 21, 2010
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  • Haven W.

    Wanted to take pictures but I couldn't see through the fence. You'd think someone might try to escape or something! LOL

    Haven W · July 28, 2010
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  • Russ E.

    Just visiting talk to the gate guard. Great stories!

    Russ Eisenman · April 24, 2010
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  • Gino W.

    Stay away. The food is horrible.

    Gino Whitehall · January 25, 2010
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  • Christian S.

    empty your pockets before leaving the car.

    Christian Stiehl · June 21, 2009
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