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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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Different but good museum

If you are really into crime history or even history in general this is a good place to visit. It... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
We Learned a Lot

We really enjoyed the museum. We took the tour with the audio device to tell us more about each... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Katherine B
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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 6 November 2018

If you are really into crime history or even history in general this is a good place to visit. It is not someplace you would want to go with little kids. There was a lot of information and it was much better than I expected....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank djclark1802
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the museum. We took the tour with the audio device to tell us more about each section of the museum. It took us about two hours and we probably only got to look at 2/3 of what was in the museum. I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Katherine B
Reviewed 3 November 2018

My children and I visited the Alcatraz East Crime Museum and it was GREAT! We loved it! I paid the extra for the audio and I don't think that I will do that next time. We preferred to read about the exhibits and the interactive...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BairdFamily18
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

It wasn’t what we expected BUT it was fun. We did the detective booklet which was fun it took us about 2 and half hours. And didn’t even get to really see everything! Lol. BUT we definitely won the prize at the end which was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Trandy C
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We found this museum to be one of the most interesting places . It has so much information and history of all different crimes and events that has happened . This museum took us a while to go through , there is a lot of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tntnn
Reviewed 1 November 2018

A lot of interesting stuff to look at and a whole bunch of reading. If you work in corrections, be sure to take your I.D. to get a discount for you and everyone in your party.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank manuelpa13
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

If you are interested in history, you need to go to this museum. You can either take an audio tour, do a challenge and have to find the clues or just walk through. I recommend the audio at least. There is so much information in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carol H
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Great place to spend the day alot to do,read and see, very interesting alot of history, a great learning experience for young people.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 52sherrys
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

This is nothing like the real Alcatraz. It is so much more. We spent three hours here and it could have been longer.There is almost too my information to absorb. The ONLY thing I would say is do not bother to purchase the self guided...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BJW48
Reviewed 28 October 2018

I didn't know what to expect when we decided to go in. I figured we would be in there about an hour or so. Well, we were in there for 4 hours and still didn't see it all!! I would recommend a full day, especially...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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