Ghost Adventures: Missouri State Prison Pictures

Zak, Nick and Aaron investigate the infamous cellblocks and prison halls of the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City.
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Nick retraces the steps of doomed prisoners in the gas chamber -- the site of 40 executions.

Inmate photos hang on the walls of the Missouri State Penitentiary.

The ominous facade of the Missouri State Penitentiary, once named “America's bloodiest 47 acres” by Time Magazine.

Zak films outside the Missouri State Penitentiary.

In 1954, the Missouri State Penitentiary was the site of a tragic prison riot. A group of inmates beat and murdered a fellow inmate with a hammer.

It’s believed that many prisoners were tortured in the prison’s dungeon.

Also known as “The Walls,” the Missouri State Penitentiary closed in 2004.

During their investigation of the Missouri State Penitentiary, the guys use what they call "ghost traps” -- groups of trigger objects coupled with audio recording devices.

Former Deputy Warden Mark Schreiber provides the GAC with some history of the prison.

During the 1830s, prisoners at the Missouri State Penitentiary were employed in making bricks.

Nick leans against the bars at the Missouri State Penitentiary, where notorious “Pretty Boy” Floyd and Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassin served time.

Billy films Zak outside the Missouri State Penitentiary.

Aaron stands in front of the Missouri State Penitentiary complex, where the first execution by lethal injection took place.

When it closed in 2004, the Missouri State Penitentiary had been the oldest operating prison west of the Mississippi River.

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