Eastern State Penitentiary is now open for tours!
The penitentiary is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm with health and safety protocols in place. Not venturing out just yet? Join us online!
Book a Virtual Group Tour
These live, interactive, discussion-based experiences provide opportunities to reflect on Eastern State’s original grand objectives, its change over time, and the racial, economic, and geographic impacts of mass incarceration. Learn more!
- Peruse our collection of past programs. Take a few virtual tours and revisit the Hidden Lives Illuminated film series.
- Engage with the latest installments of our ongoing virtual programs like Prisons and the Pandemic, Hidden Histories, and The Searchlight Series.
- Keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter pages for the latest programs, and check out our upcoming events, many of them virtual, here.