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Alcatraz East Crime Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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When my wife and I were planning a vacation to the Smokey Mountains, we saw this place online and... read more

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Ben M

If you love anything CSI like I do then this place is for you!! My kids are 14 and 17 and we all... read more

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Alcatraz East is a crime museum featuring an in depth look at American Crime History which includes artifacts from Alcatraz, but this is not a Museum dedicated solely to Alcatraz.Explore American History from a different perspective. Five unique...more
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2757 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-3214
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Reviewed yesterday

When my wife and I were planning a vacation to the Smokey Mountains, we saw this place online and were intrigued. My wife immediately wanted to go and I thought it would be cool to. We went back and forth on going because of the...More

Thank Ben M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you love anything CSI like I do then this place is for you!! My kids are 14 and 17 and we all love it. So much to see and learn! It took us almost 3 hours to see everything from beginning to end. Great...More

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Reviewed yesterday

It is a museum but it has pretty cool information in their exhibits. It is basically the history of crime. It's a dream for forensics majors or something along those lines or people who just want to learn and see things that are hardly around...More

Thank Olivia F
Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum is a lot of fun. There is a lot on display here. It is certainly worth the money. There are a lot of interactive displays which made things even more fun. My favorite thing was seeing the OJ chase Bronco on display.

Thank wckdtrix
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is a lot going on in this museum . We were a little concerned at the start with the middle ages , but it really took off fast into some very good history and interactive displays.

Thank robkat1828
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a great attraction. Very enjoyable and informative. The pieces they had were one of a kind.

Thank cdillon0816
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My daughter brought me here for my birthday because she knew I have been wanting to go since it opened. We spent over 2 hours in it. Enjoyed it all. The only thing was when we got our tickets the person behind the desk highly...More

Thank charkeyp
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are very in depth when it comes to touring museums so it took us upwards of 3 hours to tour the entire museum. We opted for the guided audio tour, but I wouldn’t recommend it. Each exhibit in the museum has a placard which...More

Thank coupleofvacationers
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This museum was pretty outstanding. It had so much information on crimes from the Middle Ages to Present. Lots of interactive activities. Good for all ages.

Thank Clay S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well done attraction covering the gamut of crime and criminals from long ago up through the Wild West to gangsters, outlaws and serial killers. Lots of pictures and plaques to read, but some real goods as well including weapons, clothing, cars, interactive exhibits and simulators....More

Thank Stephen W
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Response from Susannah K | Reviewed this property |
It's not graphic or gory in the sense that it'll traumatize them. There are a few real crime photos in certain sections but because of the way the museum is laid out,it'd be easy to bypass those images. There is a laser... More
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I think a young child would be very bored. It's mostly history of crime. There is a section on serial killers that is more current. But most everything else is historical in nature. And like many others have said there are... More