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'Terror Behind The Walls' Celebrates Its 25th Year With 2 New AttractionsYou could be sliding, climbing, even crawling through "Terror Behind The Walls" Halloween attraction at Eastern State Penitentiary historic site this year.
Philadelphia's Best Zombies Audition At Eastern State PenitentiaryCompetition was stiff for the actors auditioning to be one of just 200 zombies who will scare visitors as they make their way through the halls of the haunted attraction 'Terror Behind the Walls' at Eastern State Penitentiary.
Zombies Wanted At Eastern State PenitentiaryThis haunted attraction is ranked nationally and is looking to hire about 200 actors to play zombies.
Historic Prison To Present Stories Of Pets Behind BarsAll sorts of interactive and educational activities about animals roles in prisons from the past to the present are planned.
Eastern State Penitentiary Hosts Prison Food WeekendPrison Food Weekend runs June 6th and 7th.
New Artworks Accompany Seasonal Opening of Eastern State PenitentiaryThe historic Eastern State Penitentiary, in Fairmount, launches its 2015 season with new art installations and a free open house on Friday evening.
Famous Philadelphia Prison Escape Spotlighted At Eastern StateFriday marks the 70th anniversary of the famous escape.
New Exhibit Recalls the Dangers of Historic Eastern State Prison, in FairmountThe temporary exhibit, called "Escape!," features rarely seen artifacts such as confiscated "shanks" (homemade knives), handcuffs, and books of mug shots.
Top Historic Landmarks In PhiladelphiaIf you wish to take in a day of culture and history, there are plenty of places to choose from whether your interests are in architecture, art or history.
Eastern State Penitentiary Recognizes MLK Day With Reading Of King's Famous LetterNow through Monday, Eastern State Penitentiary is hosting a program called "Letter from Birmingham Jail."
Top Museum Gift Shops In PhiladelphiaStop at one of the many gift shops in our suggested Philadelphia museums and pick up a memento to bring home.
Eastern State Penitentiary Hosts Toy Drive Benefiting Children With Incarcerated ParentsIf you bring a new unwrapped toy or book for the kids to Eastern State Penitentiary, the historic site will grant a second tour admission free of charge. The toy drive is a partnership between Eastern State and Philadelphia FIGHT's Institute for Community Justice.
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