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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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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Statement from Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
Jennifer Murphy: The Enduring Stigma of Drug Addiction. Tuesday, Dec. 6, 6:00 pm. Free
Donate a toy December 1 - 24 in exchange for "Buy One, Get One Free" admission to ESP.
Nov. 29 is #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back.
A groundbreaking new exhibit at Eastern State Penitentiary
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 prisoners.
Its vaulted, sky-lit cells once held many of America’s most notorious criminals, including bank robber “Slick Willie” Sutton and Al Capone.
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2027 Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130 Phone: (215) 236-3300
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