There are two ways to visit Eastern State Penitentiary.
Daytime Prison Tours are available every day from 10 am to 5 pm (last entry 4 pm). Night Tours: Summer Twilight are available Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings beginning at 6 pm from May 6th through September 4th.
Tickets for both programs are discounted when purchased in advance online.
are available for groups of 15 or more.
Become a Member today! Benefits of membership include free admission for daytime prison tours, bypassing advanced ticket reservations for daytime prison tours, invitation to member-exclusive events, free admission to Night Tours: Summer Twilight, 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.
We offer a worry-free online booking policy for our daytime tours only. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know if you'd like to reschedule or request a refund. There are no refunds for special event tickets, including Night Tours: Summer Twilight.