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  • November 24, 2023 – December 17, 2023

    Holiday Toy Drive

    BOGO Daytime Admission for Anyone Who Donates. Donate a toy in exchange for "Buy One, Get One Free" daytime admission to Eastern State Penitentiary.

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  • December 3, 2023, 11:00 am – 2:15 pm

    Virtual Scout Day: Architecture

    Eastern State Penitentiary is thrilled to invite BSA and GSUSA scouts and all youth to participate in a specially-curated learning experience online on December 3.

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  • December 16, 2023, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Member Saturday: Holiday Toy Drive | Sort & Pack With Us

    Members only. Registration required. In-Person. Help spread cheer to justice-impacted children this holiday season by assisting as we sort and pack toys donated to our annual Holiday Toy Drive.

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  • December 23, 2023 – January 3, 2024

    Pop-Up Museum

    Included with admission. For a limited time only, a selection of artifacts from the penitentiary's archives will be on display. Theme to be determined.

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  • December 31, 2023, 10:30 am – 11:45 am

    ASL Guide-Led Tour and Discussion

    Included with admission, subject to availability. An Eastern State educator leads a Guide-Led Tour and Discussion in partnership with an ASL (American Sign Language) interpreter from Hands UP Productions. This program includes both ASL and voice interpretation.

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