... of a radical movement to rehabilitate criminals through solidtary confinement,
Eastern State has held some of America's most famous criminals in its vaulted, skylit cells, including Willie
Sutton and Al Capone.
Abandoned in 1971 - 142 years after it opened, the prison is now a lost world of crumbling cell blocks and empty guard towers.
10 am to 5 pm (last entry: 4 pm). Every day, twelve months a year. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve/Day and New Year’s Day.
2027 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130
phone: (215) 236-3300