The health of our visitors and staff is our highest priority. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all tickets must be purchased in advance online. No tickets will be available at the door. Face masks are required to be worn by all visitors 2 and older, including those who have received a COVID-19 vaccine, at all times during your visit.
Please see www.easternstate.org/safety
for our current Health and Safety information.
There are two ways to visit Eastern State Penitentiary.
Daytime prison tours are available Wednesday through Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. Night Tours: Summer Twilight are available Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings from May 7th through September 4th.
All tickets for both programs are time and date specific.
Each ticket allows visitors to enter within a specific 1/2 hour window. The half hour entry window BEGINS at the time listed on the ticket.
Become a Member today! Benefits of membership include free admission for daytime prison tours and Night Tours: Summer Twilight, bypassing advanced ticket reservations for daytime prison tours, invitation to member-exclusive events, 20% discount in the museum store, and more. Your support helps us enable visitors and members alike to revisit the past and rethink the future of criminal justice reform in America.
Discounts available for groups of 15 or more.
We offer a worry-free online booking policy for our daytime and night tours. This policy allows the flexibility to make reservation changes, including cancellations and refunds, up to 24 hours prior to the date listed on your ticket, without incurring fees. Simply send an e-mail to email@example.com and let us know if you'd like to reschedule or request a refund.