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Night Tour: Summer Twilight at Eastern State Penitentiary (Members Only)

Thursday, July 15, 2021, 6:30 PM until 8:30 PM
Eastern State Penitentiary
2027 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19130
Additional Info:
Center City
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Due to the 2019 - 2020 outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), The Walnut Club is taking extra precautions with the care of every member to include health history review and enhanced sanitation/disinfecting procedures in compliance with Centers for Disease Control ("CDC") guidance ( Symptoms of COVID-19 include (but are not limited to) fever, fatigue, dry cough, and difficulty breathing.

In order to attend this event, you must agree to the following statements:
(1) I acknowledge that the above referenced symptoms may be indicative that an individual has been exposed to COVID-19, and affirm that I, as well as all household members, do not currently have, nor have experienced the symptoms listed above within the last 14 days. (2) I affirm that I, as well as all household members, have not been diagnosed with COVID-19 within the past 30 days. (3) I affirm that I, as well as all household members, have not knowingly been exposed to anyone diagnosed with COVID-19 within the past 30 days. (4) In the event that I, or any household members, have traveled outside of the U.S. or to any city considered to be a “hot spot” for COVID-19 infections within the past 30-days, I, or my household member, have followed all recommendations for quarantine pursuant to the CDC and all state, local, or country procedures. (5) I understand that The Walnut Club cannot be held liable for any exposure to the COVID-19 virus caused by misinformation on this form or the health history provided by each client. (6) I agree to each statement above and release The Walnut Club from any and all liability for unintentional exposure or harm due to COVID-19.
Available Slots:
Members pay for their own charges

Explore Eastern State Penitentiary's historic cellblocks as the sun goes down.

Walnut Club members are invited to experience a Summer Twilight evening at one of Philadelphia's most famous architectural sites, located at 22nd Street and Fairmount Ave., just blocks from the Art Museum. Come learn about the history of the penitentiary and its relevance today.

Attendees will have access to:

- History exhibits, like Al Capone's Cell and Death Row
- "The Voices of Eastern State" Audio Tour, narrated by actor Steve Buscemi
- Award-winning exhibits about prisons today and the root causes of mass incarceration
- Site-specific artist installations, including a new, digital installation titled, "Memes of Consciousness: Where Beauty Intervenes," which is projected onto the penitentiary's façade.

And more!

Our tour group begins promptly at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 15. Please plan to arrive by 6:15 p.m.

After the tour, you can grab a drink and relax in The Fair Chance Beer Garden. Eastern State is partnering with Triple Bottom Brewing Company to offer a selection of Triple Bottom beer for purchase, including the all-new Purpose Pale Ale brewed in collaboration between Eastern State and Triple Bottom. (Any beverage or food purchases are the responsibility of each guest.

Space is limited so reserve your spot today! 


This event is for Walnut Club members only. Members must be logged in to the website to register. Please note that in order to attend this event, you must agree to the above listed terms. 

Per the Eastern State Penitentiary's safety guidelines:
- All attendees are required to wear a face mask over their nose and mouth at all times, even if they've received a COVID-19 vaccine.
- Additionally, physical distancing is required in any queues and throughout the site. Markers will be present to help ensure that groups of visitors remain 6 feet (2 meters) apart at all times.

Any questions about this event can be directed to

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