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Hands-On History - Summer 2015 Schedule

Hands-On HistoryEastern State Penitentiary Historic Site literally hands visitors the keys to the cellblocks with Hands-On History interactive experiences. These short demonstrations take place throughout the penitentiary complex, each lasting about five minutes. An expert Eastern State tour guide leads each activity, although visitors do the bulk of the physical activities themselves.

Included in standard admission. Tour times follow.

Anytime - Learn to Play Bocce
Anytime - How to Open a Cell
10:05 am - Open the Massive Front Gate
10:05 am - The Big Graph
10:05 am - Synagogue
10:20 am - Punishment Cells
10:20 am - Chaplain’s Office Murals
10:35 am - Operating Room
10:35 am - Synagogue
10:50 am - Soup Alley (Dinig Halls)
10:50 am - Chaplain’s Office Murals
11:05 am - The Big Graph
11:05 am - Scandal
11:05 am - Synagogue
11:20 am - Punishment Cells
11:20 am - Chaplain’s Office Murals
11:35 am - Operating Room
11:35 am - Synagogue
11:50 am - Soup Alley (Dining Halls)
11:50 am - Chaplain’s Office Murals
12:05 pm - The Big Graph
12:05 pm - Synagogue
12:20 pm - Chaplain’s Office Murals
12:35 pm - Scandal
12:35 pm - Synagogue
12:50 pm - Punishment Cells
12:50 pm - Chaplain’s Office Murals
1:05 pm - The Big Graph
1:05 pm - Synagogue
1:20 pm - Chaplain’s Office Murals
1:35 pm - Operating Room
1:35 pm - Synagogue
1:50 pm - Soup Alley (Dining Halls)
1:50 pm - Chaplain’s Office Murals
2:00 pm - Hour-Long Guided Tour & Discussion (Subject to availability)
2:05 pm - The Big Graph
2:05 pm - Scandal
2:05 pm - Synagogue
2:20 pm - Punishment Cells
2:20 pm - Chaplain’s Office Murals
2:35 pm - Operating Room
2:35 pm - Synagogue
2:50 pm - Soup Alley (Dining Halls)
2:50 pm - Chaplain’s Office Murals
3:05 pm - The Big Graph
3:05 pm - Scandal
3:05 pm - Synagogue
3:20 pm - Punishment Cells
3:20 pm - Chaplain’s Office Murals
3:35 pm - Operating Room
3:35 pm - Synagogue
3:50 pm - Soup Alley (Dining Halls)
3:50 pm - Chaplain’s Office Murals
4:05 pm - The Big Graph
4:05 pm - Scandal
4:05 pm - Synagogue
4:20 pm - Punishment Cells
4:20 pm - Chaplain’s Office Murals
4:35 pm - Operating Room
4:35 pm - Synagogue
4:50 pm - Open the Massive Front Gate
4:50 pm - Chaplain’s Office Murals
Programming subject to change due to weather conditions.