Eastern State Penitentiary Reopens This Friday
Almost a year to the day it closed in 2020, the historic Eastern State Penitentiary took to social media to announce that they will be reopening this Friday March 12th.
Opening day will be for daytime tours then starting next week Eastern State will be open every Wednesday through Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Timed tickets must be purchased online in advance (with a few exceptions, including members).
Aside from timed tickets, Eastern State Penitentiary is also requiring all visitors over the age of 2 to wear a mask. In addition no cash will be accepted.
Initially closed in March of 2020, Eastern State briefly reopened during August closed its doors again in November. Now it looks like this Philly landmark is back for good.