Hands-On History Short interactive experiences
Cindy Stockton Moore:Other Absences
Hours: 10am to 5pm
Every day, twelve
months a year
A Massive Haunted House in a Real Prison
“Scarface” Al Capone
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Tickets are also available at the door, subject to availability.
Every day 10 am to 5 pm(last entry 4 pm)
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
Address: 2027 Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130 Phone: (215) 236-3300 Hours, Prices & Directions
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Caleb Smith: Race and Incarceration in an 1850s Prison Memoir. Tuesday, Sept 6, 6:00 pm. Free.
16mm film screening of short films about prison. Friday, Sept 9, 8:00 pm.
A groundbreaking new exhibit at Eastern State Penitentiary
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Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers.
Known for its grand architecture and strict discipline, this was the world’s first true “penitentiary,” a prison designed to inspire penitence, or true regret, in the hearts of prisoners.
Its vaulted, sky-lit cells once held many of America’s most notorious criminals, including bank robber “Slick Willie” Sutton and Al Capone.
A few weeks ago, an 11th grade English teacher...
2027 Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130 Phone: (215) 236-3300
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