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Site Rentals

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.

Please note: As of August 2019, Eastern State no longer offers paranormal rentals. Thank you for your understanding!


  • Parties, Weddings & Corporate Events

    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.

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  • Photography & Filmmaking

    Any photographer or filmmaker wishing to photograph or film models, or conduct shoots that require equipment aside from a single tripod, can schedule a private shoot to take place before or after museum hours.

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  • Event Rental Inquiries

    Interested in hosting your event, party, or wedding at Eastern State Penitentiary? Submit your event request through this online webform.

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