The penitentiary is available to rent for various functions - parties, weddings, corporate events, photo shoots, film shoots, and more! Use the resources below to learn more about renting the facility, and to make your reservation online.
We are now accepting requests for film and photography shoots with up to six participants and booking small events!
Please note: As of August 2019, Eastern State no longer offers paranormal rentals. Thank you for your understanding!
Photo courtesy of Breanne Furlong Photography.
Eastern State Penitentiary is a unique, world-class setting that’s sure to impress your guests! The crumbling cellblocks come to life with state-of-the-art LED lighting and sound that showcases the striking architecture. Our in-house event planning team will work with you to guarantee that your event is a success.
Photography & Filmmaking
Any photographer or filmmaker wishing to photograph or film models, or conduct shoots that require equipment, can schedule a private shoot to take place outside of public tour hours.