Explore an old prison for new ideas. Your group will learn more about the world’s first true penitentiary, discover the spaces and stories held within its walls, and consider Eastern State Penitentiary's relevance today.
We are currently accepting reservations for virtual group tours and self-guided audio tours (discounts for groups of 15+). Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are not accepting reservations for in-person, guide-led group tours at this time.
Visit the corresponding page below to learn more and book your tour today! All private tours can also be scheduled by emailing Francine Schiffman, Manager of Group Sales and Guest Support at [email protected].
Eastern State offers interactive, discussion-based tours and workshops for schools that explore the penitentiary’s history and relevance today.
General Interest Group Tours
Groups of all ages enjoy tours of Eastern State Penitentiary.
Virtual Group Tours
Groups can now virtually partake in Eastern State Penitentiary’s award-winning guided tour program! These live, interactive, discussion-based experiences are perfect for both schools and general interest groups.