Breaking Ground for a New Future
Our challenge together is to match – or exceed – a generous $120,000 gift by the end of 2019. With your help, we’re breaking ground on phase one of construction of our planned visitor center including a new tour launch point.
5 Ways to Support Eastern State
Help us preserve Eastern State and promote our mission to interpret criminal justice reform in America. Read about five different ways you can support us.
Become a Member
Enjoy lots of activities, special events, and unlimited admission to the historic site during public hours.
The Road Ahead
We are at a crossroads. Having addressed most of the stabilization and programmatic challenges that faced the organization 20 years ago, the time has come for a new, more ambitious vision. We have rewritten our mission statement to embody our new vision, and created an ambitious Strategic Plan for the infrastructure and visitor amenities necessary to realize this site’s extraordinary potential.
Click here to see a synopsis of our accomplishments and our vision of the future.
Click here for our 2018 update as well as a look at what's ahead in 2019 and beyond.
If you are sending us a check or money order, please mail to:
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
Attn: Advancement Office
2027 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19130
(Please note that gifts must be postmarked by December 31 to be included in the current calendar year for tax purposes.)
Eastern State’s Tax Identification Number is: 31-1627155.
If you wish to make a gift of appreciated stock, or some other form of gift, please contact the Advancement Office by calling (215) 236-5111 x224 or email us at [email protected].