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Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary’s Hands-On History program gives visitors the key—literally. Prison-goers find hidden doors and locks, open prison cells, check out the underground punishment cells, stroll through the chaplain’s office and explore other normally off-limits areas.

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for Eastern State Penitentiary

Tags: History, Museums & Attractions

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