Hands-On History Short interactive experiences
Hours: 10am to 5pm
Every day, twelve
months a year
A Massive Haunted House in a Real Prison
“Scarface” Al Capone
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Tickets are also available at the door, subject to availability.
Every day 10 am to 5 pm(last entry 4 pm)
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
Address: 2027 Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130 Phone: (215) 236-3300 Hours, Prices & Directions
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Now through March 14
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Lock Up America: Why Mass Incarceration Matters To our Cities, our Economy & our Democracy
Unlock a cell, learn how inmates escaped over the wall, and more.
Included in admission
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Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers.
Known for its grand architecture and strict discipline, this was the world’s first true “penitentiary,” a prison designed to inspire penitence, or true regret, in the hearts of convicts.
Its vaulted, sky-lit cells once held many of America’s most notorious criminals, including bank robber “Slick Willie” Sutton and Al Capone.
Two years ago, I found a shank at Eastern State...
2027 Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130 Phone: (215) 236-3300
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