Alcatraz East Crime Museum

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American history from a different perspective

Explore American History from a different perspective. Five unique galleries burrow deep into the studies of criminal intent, criminal profiles, the penal system, victims, crime prevention, forensic science, law enforcement and the Judiciary Branch of government.

Our 25,000 sq ft facility is located at the entrance to the Island in Pigeon Forge, Alcatraz East has 20 exhibit areas highlighting 5 themes:
*History of American Crime
*Consequences of Crime
*Crime Fighting
*Counterfeit & Pop Culture

*Prices are for General Admission. Additional charges apply to packages such as Audio Tours, Top Detective Challenge and The Heist.

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Ride Accessibility & Restrictions

Alcatraz East is wheelchair accessible, with an elevator accessing both floors.
Audio tours are available for our guests with severe vision impairments. Trained service animals are permitted to accompany visitors with disabilities. For guests with lighting sensitivity, a flashlight may be requested.
Trained service animals are welcome to accompany guests who require their assistance due to a disability.
Ticket Pricing
Adults (Ages 13-60) $24.95
Seniors (Ages 61+) $18.95
Children (Ages 8-12) $14.95
Children (Ages 7 and Under) $
Law/Military $18.95
Local (Sevier County) $18.95

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Is this kid-friendly?

Absolutely! Some exhibits that kids can enjoy are the Jail Cell Escape, Prohibition Gallery, Modern Police Shooting Range, Heist Laser Maze, Numerous Photo Ops and Top Detective Challenge.

What artifacts can I see here?

Some of our famous artifacts include: John Dillinger’s Car, Al Capone’s Rosary, The Bronco used in the OJ Simpson chase, Al Pacino’s machine gun from Scarface, Items from the Benghazi Attacks and much more.

How long should I plan to spend at the museum?

2 to 3 hours is a good amount of time. If you love “all things crime” you could spend all day there!

Is there a place to eat at the museum?

We sell drinks and snacks, but we do not have an eating facility in the Museum. Fortunately we are at the Island so there are plenty of places within walking distance to grab your last meal.

Exactly what age does the museum cater to?

All ages. The Museum has mature content, but the younger audiences only see the fun things for them to do. This is a place where both you and your children will be engaged.

Are pets allowed?

Trained service animals are welcome to accompany guests who require their assistance due to a disability. All other pets or animals are not permitted in the museum.

Do you have lockers?

The museum has lockers that are available for rent on a first come first serve basis.


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