Do you ever wonder how prisoners escaped from Alcatraz? Then take a tour of Alcatraz on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay. Alcatraz was used as a federal maximum security prison from 1934 until 1963 and now it is managed by the National Park Service. Tours feature an audio presentation called “Doing Time: The Alcatraz Cellhouse Tour," narrated by actual correctional officers and prisoners who lived and worked on the Island.

Have an Inescapable Experience at Alcatraz Island
Have an Inescapable Experience at Alcatraz Island

Visit the infamous Alcatraz Prison on Alcatraz Island, which has been immortalized in films as one of the most secure prisons in America. With former residents such as Al Capone, your tour of Alcatraz Prison will have you looking over your shoulder for ghosts of the most dangerous criminals of all time. 

Your tour begins at San Francisco's Fisherman Wharf where you can hop on one of the many cruise ferries that take visitor's to Alcatraz Island. Once you arrive you will be given a headset for your self-guided Cellhouse Audio Tour that is narrated by former inmates and correctional officers. If that doesn't put chills down your spine, walk into one of the original cells, where America's worst murderers and mobsters slept. Continue to the dining room and sit at an original table as you listen to tales of prisoners escaping with their stolen spoons.

Your tour of Alcatraz Island will be a highlight of your trip to San Francisco, and a fascinating look into one of America's most notorious prisons.

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