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Eastern State Penitentiary Tour

See Al Capone’s prison cell

Eastern State Penitentiary

A tour at the Eastern State Penitentiary Credit: Courtesy Eastern State Penitentiary


Philadelphia’s massive prison features several dramatic vistas in the prison’s cathedral-like cellblocks. The Acoustiguide audio tour, written by a team of award-winning writers and producers, delivers the sounds of the prison’s rich history, from cell doors slamming to guards issuing orders to the 1961 riot that unfolded into chaos.


2124 Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 236-3300


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