To celebrate Archives Month Philly, Eastern State Archivist Erica Harman will lead several special 15-minute Hands-On History tours of the penitentiary’s collection storage area that houses Eastern State’s generally unknown, fascinating, and sometimes creepy collection of prisoner-made objects, photographs, and documents.
Fridays, October 5 through October 26
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
2027 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA
Included in standard admission. When purchasing online, admission is $14 for adults, $12 for seniors, and $10 for students and children ages 7 – 12. When purchasing at the door, admission is $16, $14, and $12, respectively.
Purchase tickets: http://www.easternstate.org
Eastern State Archivist Erica Harman will meet up to 10 guests at Al Capone’s Cell for this special behind-the-scenes adventure, which will take place at 4:00 pm and 4:30 pm on Fridays, October 5 through October 26. Included with admission. No reservations necessary.