Hands-On History Short interactive experiences
Cindy Stockton Moore:Other Absences
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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Joe Slobodzian: Covering Philadelphia’s Criminal Courts. Tuesday, March 1, 6:00 pm. Free.
March 3 - 13. Included with 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.
At Eastern State, we don't just build an exhibit....
2027 Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130 Phone: (215) 236-3300
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