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Wawa Welcome America: Free Museum Night

July 3, 2023, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Wawa Welcome America: Free Museum Night

Free. Advance reservations strongly recommended.
Link to reserve free tickets coming soon.

As part of this year's Wawa Welcome America festivities, enjoy a special FREE evening of Night Tours: Summer Twilight. 

Admission includes “The Voices of Eastern State" Audio Tour narrated by actor Steve Buscemi, history exhibits like Al Capone's Cell, award-winning exhibits about prisons today, artist installations, and special programming exclusive to Night Tours.

Grab a Triple Bottom Brewing Company beer, soft drink, or snack and relax outdoors in The Fair Chance Beer Garden. Reflect on Eastern State’s history and the legacy of criminal justice reform through hands-on activities like trivia, postcard-writing, and art.

Historic site programming, especially "The Voices of Eastern State" Audio Tour, is subject to availability. Capacity is limited. Not recommended for children under the age of seven.

Advance reservations are strongly recommended. Link to reserve free tickets coming soon. There will be a standby line outside of the penitentiary for those without tickets. Standby guests will be admitted on a first come, first served basis depending upon on availability. Guests in the standby line are not guaranteed entry.

2017 American Aliance of Museums Excellence in Exhibitions Overall Winner