Free Museum Day At Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site

Free Museum Day At Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
June 30th, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
2027 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Experience Eastern State’s historic cellblocks as the sun goes down with a special free evening of our new program Night Tours: Summer Twilight. Admission includes:

History exhibits like Al Capone’s Cell and Death Row

“The Voices of Eastern State” Audio Tour, narrated by actor Steve Buscemi

Award-winning exhibits about prisons today and the root causes of mass incarceration

Site-specific artist installations

And more!

During your visit, grab a drink and relax in The Fair Chance Beer Garden while you reflect on the penitentiary’s history and the legacy of criminal justice reform through hands-on activities. Activities focus on art, writing, and music and prompt conversation on issues of justice today. As you exit, view a new, digital artist installation by Andrea Walls, co-commissioned by Mural Arts Philadelphia, and projected onto Eastern State’s façade.

Pre-registration is strongly recommended. 

Guests are highly encouraged to check each museum website for information about onsite health and safety guidelines that may be in place during your visit.

2021-06-30 2021-06-30 America/New_York Free Museum Day At Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site Free Museum Day At Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site on June 30, 2021 @ 12:00 am --- Experience Eastern State's historic cellblocks as the sun goes down with a special free evening of our new program Night Tours: Summer Twilight. Admission includes: History exhibits like Al Capone's Cell and Death Row "The Voices of Eastern State" Audio Tour, narrated by actor Steve Buscemi Award-winning exhibits about prisons today and the root causes of mass incarceration Site-specific artist installations And more! During your visit, grab a drink and relax in The Fair Chance Beer Garden while you reflect on the penitentiary's history and the legacy of criminal justice reform through hands-on activities. Activities focus on art, writing, and music and prompt conversation on issues of justice today. As you exit, view a new, digital artist installation by Andrea Walls, co-commissioned by Mural Arts Philadelphia, and projected onto Eastern State’s façade. Pre-registration is strongly recommended.  Guests are highly encouraged to check each museum website for information about onsite health and safety guidelines that may be in place during your visit. --- 2027 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130 --- --- https://welcomeamerica.com 2027 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130

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