February 15, 2020, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Member Saturday: Organized Crime | Prohibition Era
Members only. Registration required.
Learn more about some of the 20th century’s most notorious lawbreakers and their experiences during the tumultuous prohibition era.
One of our expert tour guides will lead you on a tour of the penitentiary, sharing stories about some of the most infamous organized crime leaders incarcerated at Eastern State Penitentiary during the 1920s including, of course, “Scarface” Al Capone. While the penitentiary is not climate-controlled, the majority of this tour will take place in spaces with some heat. Hot beverages will also be provided.
This event is free for all members. Reserve free tickets online or call 215-236-5111 x224. Space is limited.
Join us on the third Saturday of every month for a special members-only program.
Experience Eastern State as only members can, through exclusive tours on the third Saturday of each month at 11:00 am. These unique, members-only events shed light on new historical findings, take you behind the scenes, and much more. Discover our collections, explore our site, illuminate history, and make unexpected connections.
Photo: Philadelphia City Archives