Alcatraz East Crime Museum

Pigeon Forge, TN

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Address: 2757 Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 Number: 865-453-3278 Website Contact How do we get there?

What is there to do?

Kids, you have the right to remain playful, and any play you have or do may be possible in Alcatraz East - do those sound like pretty cool rights to you? We think so!

Alcatraz East Crime Museum is home to the largest collection of crime & law related artifacts in the entire nation, with over 100 interactive exhibits set across five unique galleries that burrow deep into criminal profiles, victim's stories, forensic science and law enforcement.

It's also an all ages museum, which is great news!

There is so much to see and do at this 25,000 sq ft crime museum. You can explore the gallery of American criminal and their crimes, from greed-driven pirates to the gunslingers of the Old West. 

You can learn all about various punishments, from the line up, the mug shot to how it feels to be in a jail cell.

Kids can learn how to fight crime from local police officers to famous lawmen, as well as the FBI (you got this, kids!)

There are authentic artifacts throughout Alcatraz East to help tell these fascinating and some unbelievable stories, from guns, to death masks, and even cars!

A fun and hands-on crime museum in Pigeon Forge, that will make kids realize how great it is to be good! 

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How much does it cost?






$14.95 (Ages 8 to 12)



Law/Military/Servier County: $18.95


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You can pick up tickets that include an audio tours or the Top Detective Challenge, where you have to find missing artifacts from around the museum! These are an additional $5 on the admission, but add a great deal to your experience!

I'm Hungry!


They sell drinks and snacks but don't have an eating facility in the museum, but they are in walking distance from a LOT of great food places!

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They love groups and students, and even offer homeschool days all with discounted admission, so give them a call to arrange! Make sure you reserve in advance

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From clothes, to drinkware, toys, hats, jewelry and merchandise, there are so many gifts and souvenirs to pick up from the Gift Shop!

Need a little extra help?


Alcatraz East is wheelchair accessible, with an elevator accessing both floors. Alcatraz East does not have wheelchairs available for use, but guests are always able to bring their own necessary devices.

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When can we go?

10am - 9pm Sunday to Thursday, 10am - 10pm Friday & Saturday

Open 365 days a year!

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