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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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Amazing Museum

This is nothing like the real Alcatraz. It is so much more. We spent three hours here and it could... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
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Amazing place to learn about our history

I didn't know what to expect when we decided to go in. I figured we would be in there about an... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Hanceville, Alabama
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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 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
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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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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went here thinking we would be in and out..boy were we wrong. We spent 5hrs here! We read through things and paid extra for looking for clues. All exhibits were very good and some interactive. This is a great place for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

Our 13 year old girl wanted to go here. We humored her and were all thrilled with the HOURS we spent here! There is something for everyone! Kids did the scavenger hunt and LOVED it! Also, the laser maze was very cool. Staff were helpful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank juliemhagood
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We did the VIP tour, which takes every bit of 4 hours or more if you read everything. This museum is super cool with lots of interactive stations, and clue finding. We thoroughly enjoyed it

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank markz688
Reviewed 23 October 2018

This was great! all of the interactive pieces worked, the kids got to drive a police car simulation and also explore the science behind crime solving! It was nice that my 6 year old was free b/c it was a little over her head. Very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Sayward C
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Very interesting facts about crime etc. Takes so long to read at each station people are bumping in to each other. Interest is lost after spending too much time at each station.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank robertfH3383LX
Reviewed 23 October 2018

This place had it all! From medieval torture devices to OJ Simpson's Bronco. If you're into American crime history, you have to stop in here. It took about two hours to walk the entire museum. Our group had a blast!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Jeffrey W
Reviewed 21 October 2018

my husband and I visited on a rainy afternoon and were pleasantly surprised. lots of info on law enforcement. lots of info on crime. well laid out. would not recommend for under 10. by far the best thing we did on our trip. the real...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Mary C
Reviewed 20 October 2018

First off this museum is not for children. It is not gory but lots of reading. We thoroughly enjoyed it. Learned lots of interesting facts. We did the detective add on.You have to figure out were the stolen artifact is. The prize at the end...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Kristyn S
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