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Alcatraz East Crime Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Really fun

Wow this place was really neat. Crime / law enforcement from middle ages to current. Inactive... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
stacyfaulkner
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Memphis, Tennessee
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Great time!

We spent over 3 hours in this place...so much to see and very interesting. Would recommend this to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow this place was really neat. Crime / law enforcement from middle ages to current. Inactive stations throughout that the kids will love. Highly recommend

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stacyfaulkner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was okay, not great. Too pricey and and not enough to hold our interest, I just wanted it to end...

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent over 3 hours in this place...so much to see and very interesting. Would recommend this to all ages.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wander47946175109
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wasn’t sure what to expect, but was it was very interesting and informative on multiple subjects. Surprised at how large the building was and the hundreds of exhibits that were inside. Make sure you have plenty of time to thoroughly view the artifacts that are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Libby E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Alcatraz East with my parents. We used a Groupon and got the VIP ticket for $19 each. With the VIP ticket, you receive the museum ticket, an audio tour, a detective challenge book, and entry into The Heist. Be prepared...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank halleagles92
Reviewed 12 November 2018

This was not what I thought it would be. I hoped it would be more stuff about Alcatrez. Overall I would rate it a 3.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Crystal W
Reviewed 9 November 2018

We spent 2 hours in this place, and it was amazing and had cool stuff to look at and do toward the end, also pay the $5 and do the lazer maze.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank trisha g
Reviewed 9 November 2018

There was a lot of reading but somewhat interesting. Don't pay extra for the audio tour, not worth it.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank klair2018
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

We definitely didn’t plan enough time to see everything in this museum! There were so many exhibits and some hands on activities. Loved seeing all of the items on display and learning new things! Pay the extra $5 to do the laser maze at the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kirstenlsparks1
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Big fan of shows like NCIS, Forensic and Cold Case Files, CSI, and crime history episodes on history channel, so this appealed to me. Read it was one of the newest places to visit in Pigeon Forge. Was staying right across from the Museum so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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