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Eastern State Penitentiary

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Essential Information

2027 Fairmount Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19130

215-236-3300

Built in 1829, this historical prison once housed Al Capone. Not for the faint of heart or little ones, audio tours of cells tell about daily life, stories of escapes & other tales from the voices of inmates & officers.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.easternstate.org

E-mail Address: info@easternstate.org

County: PA - Philadelphia

For SpecialKids: Wheelchair Accessible

Accessibility Details: The penitentiary complex is not fully ADA compliant.

Ages:
All Ages/Families
Elementary School Age
Middle School & Teens
Parents

Offers Field Trips?: yes

Grades for Field Trips:
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