Alcatraz East is Now Open for All Crime Lovers!

Alcatraz East Crime Museum is now reopened! The Museum which focuses on legendary crimes and cases is taking new safety measures to help keep visitors safe and healthy. To help “police” these new safety rules, the museum is introducing their mascot, “Doc” (Department of Corrections). Guests will see various signage and friendly safety reminders from Doc throughout the museum!
Guidelines at Alcatraz will include reduced hours and capacity, extensive cleaning efforts, social distancing, employee health screening and employee PPE. Guests are encouraged to review all safety rules prior to their visit on the museum web page devoted to COVID-19:
Temporary Exhibits on Display
·        Alcatraz Art Escape – Extended through July 5, 2020. Scheduled to close in April, Alcatraz East is extending this exhibit for visitors. Alcatraz Art Escape features artwork by incarcerated artists to tell the story of Alcatraz Penitentiary. 
·        Tennessee Bureau of Investigation – Opens in July 2020. In partnership with TBI, this exhibit showcases the important work that is done on a daily basis. It also shares information about some of the most famous cases the bureau has investigated.
About Alcatraz East
Alcatraz East is the most arresting crime museum in the United States. Guests of all ages can encounter a unique journey into the history of American crime and crime solving. In addition to interactive exhibits and original artifacts, Alcatraz East is also an entertaining and educational experience for all ages. Check their website  for reduced hours. As a result of COVID-19, the last ticket sold 60 minutes before closing. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit:

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