Free Museum Day At Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site

Free Museum Day At Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
June 22nd, 2022 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
2027 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130

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. Experience Eastern State’s historic cell blocks as the sun goes down with a special free evening of Night Tours: Summer Twilight. Admission Includes “The Voices of Eastern State” Audio Tour, history exhibits like Al Capone’s Cell, exhibits about prisons today, and over a dozen artist installations. Plus, grab a drink, relax, and connect in the Fair Chance Beer Garden where you can participate in hands-on activities like letter-writing, trivia, and collaborative art. Programming subject to availability. Not recommended for children under seven.

Advanced Reservations are strongly recommended. Visit www.EasternState.org/events and click on “Wawa Welcome America: Free Museum Night” for more information. There will be a standby line outside for those without tickets. Standby guests will be admitted on a first come, first served basis depending on availability. Guests in the standby line are not guaranteed entry.

2022-06-22 2022-06-22 America/New_York Free Museum Day At Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site Free Museum Day At Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site on June 22, 2022 @ 12:00 am --- 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. Experience Eastern State’s historic cell blocks as the sun goes down with a special free evening of Night Tours: Summer Twilight. Admission Includes “The Voices of Eastern State” Audio Tour, history exhibits like Al Capone’s Cell, exhibits about prisons today, and over a dozen artist installations. Plus, grab a drink, relax, and connect in the Fair Chance Beer Garden where you can participate in hands-on activities like letter-writing, trivia, and collaborative art. Programming subject to availability. Not recommended for children under seven. Advanced Reservations are strongly recommended. Visit www.EasternState.org/events and click on “Wawa Welcome America: Free Museum Night” for more information. There will be a standby line outside for those without tickets. Standby guests will be admitted on a first come, first served basis depending on availability. Guests in the standby line are not guaranteed entry. --- 2027 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130 --- --- https://welcomeamerica.com 2027 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130

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