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ASL Guide-Led Tour and Discussion at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
November 28, 2021
An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely
On the last Sunday of every month at 10:00 am, Eastern State Penitentiary offers an ASL Guide-Led Tour and Discussion. An Eastern State educator leads this 75-minute tour in partnership with an ASL (American Sign Language) interpreter from Hands UP Productions. This program includes both ASL and voice interpretation. Visitors from the D/deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing communities are welcome to attend. The ASL Guide-Led Tour and Discussion is included with standard admission, subject to availability. Due to limited capacity, the best way to secure your spot is to purchase timed tickets online in advance at www.EasternState.org/tickets
*Please Note: D/deaf and hard of hearing visitors who wish to utilize our accessible, discounted admission programs (e.g. ACCESS Card, Museums for All, etc.), which must be redeemed on site, may reserve a spot on the monthly ASL Guide-Led Tour and Discussion by emailing email@example.com in advance of their visit.
About Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site interprets the legacy of American criminal justice reform, from the nation’s founding through to the present day, within the long-abandoned cellblocks of the nation’s most historic prison. Once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, Eastern State stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers. Its vaulted, sky-lit cells once held many of America’s most notorious lawbreakers, including “Slick Willie” Sutton and “Scarface” Al Capone. Learn more at www.EasternState.org.