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Daytime Prison Tours

Eastern State Penitentiary is open for tours seven days a week, year round. Explore the cellblocks and learn about the history of this facility and its relevance today.

Tickets are available online or at the door, subject to availability. All of our daytime programming (“The Voices of Eastern State” Audio Tour, guide-led tour and discussionHands-On History interactive tours, artist installations, and history exhibits) is included in one admission price.

Planning a visit to Eastern State? Be sure to check out our Plan Your Visit page. It includes information about when to arrive, where to park, what to expect of the tour, and much more.

Discounted tickets are available for groups of 15 or more.

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