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  • September 24, 2021 – November 13, 2021

    Halloween Nights at Eastern State Penitentiary

    Select nights, September 24 through November 13. Tickets start at $34. This brand-new immersive experience transforms Eastern State into a sprawling festival featuring haunted houses, historic tours, immersive walkthroughs, themed bars, and more!

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  • September 30, 2021, 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

    Member Nights: 30 Years of Halloween | A Q&A for Members

    Members only. Registration required. Celebrate 30 years of Halloween at Eastern State Penitentiary with a virtual Q&A.

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  • October 5, 2021, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    “Correcting Correctional Centers” in Partnership with the Incarceration Nations Network

    Free. Live Audience at Eastern State Penitentiary. Or, join online via Facebook or Zoom webinar.

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  • October 10, 2021, 11:30 am – 12:15 pm

    Family Field Trip: October 2021

    Included with standard admission, subject to availability. Join us for a 45-minute program designed with children ages 8-13 in mind.

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  • October 16, 2021, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Member Saturday: Families on the Inside

    Members only. Registration required. Discover the accounts of families at Eastern State and in prisons today. Plus, investigate the rarely seen living quarters of Eastern State’s wardens.

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  • October 28, 2021, 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

    Member Nights: The Big Impact of The Big Graph

    Members only. Registration required. Learn how Eastern State’s fall fundraiser contributed to the original creation of The Big Graph and what the future holds for this sculpture.

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  • November 2, 2021, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    The Searchlight Series: November 2021

    Free. Topic and speaker(s) to be announced. This event is part of Eastern State's ongoing Searchlight Series of events addressing issues in contemporary corrections. The Searchlight Series discussions take place the first Tuesday of every month, free and open to the public. No reservations required. 

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  • November 14, 2021, 11:30 am – 12:15 pm

    Family Field Trip: November 2021

    Included with standard admission, subject to availability. Join us for a 45-minute program designed with children ages 8-13 in mind.

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  • November 20, 2021, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Member Saturday: New Justice Models for Veterans

    Members only. Registration required. Learn about the history of veterans of Eastern State and examine the development and rise of Veteran Treatment Courts with Derek Coy of the New York State Health Foundation.

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  • November 26, 2021 – December 19, 2021

    Holiday Toy Drive

    BOGO Daytime Admission for Anyone Who Donates. Donate a toy from November 26 through December 19, 2021 in exchange for "Buy One, Get One Free" daytime tour admission to Eastern State Penitentiary.

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  • December 7, 2021, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    The Searchlight Series: December 2021

    Free. Topic and speaker(s) to be announced. This event is part of Eastern State's ongoing Searchlight Series of events addressing issues in contemporary corrections. The Searchlight Series discussions take place the first Tuesday of every month, free and open to the public. No reservations required. 

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  • December 12, 2021, 11:30 am – 12:15 pm

    Family Field Trip: December 2021

    Included with standard admission, subject to availability. Join us for a 45-minute program designed with children ages 8-13 in mind.

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  • December 17, 2021 – January 2, 2022

    Pop-Up Museum

    Standard Admission. For a limited time only, Eastern State Penitentiary presents Pop-Up Museum. A selection of artifacts from Eastern State's archives will be on display. Theme to be announced.

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  • December 18, 2021, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Member Saturday: Eastern State Underground

    Members only. Registration required. Join our history and preservation experts as we unearth Eastern State’s fascinating subterranean history.

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