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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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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April 12 - 22. Included with admission.
"Life After Life: A Story of Hope, Transformation, and Redemption" with Tyrone Werts, May 6, 6pm
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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.
It’s springtime, flowers are popping up...
2027 Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130 Phone: (215) 236-3300
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