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Keep the Conversation Going
The conversation about the legacy of criminal justice reform continues, but we need your help. Your support today means we can continue our work – virtually for now and in person again when our site reopens.
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Enjoy lots of activities, special events, and unlimited admission to the historic site during public hours.
The Road Ahead
We are at a crossroads. Having addressed most of the stabilization and programmatic challenges that faced the organization 20 years ago, the time has come for a new, more ambitious vision. We have rewritten our mission statement to embody our new vision, and created an ambitious Strategic Plan for the infrastructure and visitor amenities necessary to realize this site’s extraordinary potential.
Click here to see a synopsis of our accomplishments and our vision of the future.
If you are sending us a check or money order, please mail to:
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
Attn: Advancement Office
2027 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19130
(Please note that we are only distributing electronic acknowledgements at this time. If you would like a timely acknowledgement and tax receipt, please include an email address with your check or money order.)
Eastern State’s Tax Identification Number is: 31-1627155.
If you wish to make a gift of appreciated stock, or some other form of gift, please contact the Advancement Office by calling (215) 236-5111 x224 or email us at [email protected].