There are two ways to visit Eastern State Penitentiary.
Daytime Prison Tours are available Wednesday through Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm (last entry 4 pm). Night Tours: Summer Twilight are available Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings beginning at 6 pm from May 7th through September 4th.
Save $2 per person when you buy your Daytime Prison Tour tickets in advance online.
Tickets for Daytime Prison Tours are not date or time specific and are valid one year from the date of purchase.
All tickets for Night Tours: Summer Twilight 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 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.