Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Alcatraz East Crime Museum

Alcatraz East Crime Museum is a tourist attraction located at Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Alcatraz East is a Crime Museum that have 19th century prison theme. This museum building is inspired by Alcatraz Island, a prison at San Fransisco,
Alcatraz East
Source: Alcatraz East” by Jacob Monninger – Under Creative Commons license

The area of Alcatraz East 25,000 square feet. Inside the museum there are artifacts and interactive displays relating to criminal events. In this museum you can see how a crime occurred, how crime was solved and how to give a sentence to a suspect.

There are 20 exhibition areas at Alcatraz East that outline illustrate 5 themes, namely: History of American Crime, Consequences of Crime, CSI, Crime Fighting and Counterfeit and Pop Culture. There are also games that will interest children such as: Laser Maze Heist, Jail Cell Escape, Top Detective Challenge, etc.


Gun DIsplay
Source: Alcatraz East Crime Museum 2017 - Pigeon Forge, TN (35)” by Jonathan Merrill  – Under Creative Commons license

Gun Alvatraz East
Source: Alcatraz East Crime Museum 2017 - Pigeon Forge, TN (21)” by Jonathan Merrill  – Under Creative Commons license
Police Suit and Equipment
Source: Alcatraz East Crime Museum 2017 - Pigeon Forge, TN (79)” by Jonathan Merrill  – Under Creative Commons license

Ted Bundy's Volkswagen Beetle on display at Alcatraz East
Source: Ted Bundy's Volkswagen Beetle on display at Alcatraz East Crime Muesuem in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.” by Sayrah Smith  – Under Creative Commons license

Car Gallery Alcatraz East
Source: “Alcatraz East” by Jacob Monninger – Under Creative Commons license

Police Patrol Car
Source: Alcatraz East Crime Museum 2017 - Pigeon Forge, TN (74)” by Jonathan Merrill  – Under Creative Commons license
Pat Garret and The Kid Poster at Alcatraz East
Source: “Alcatraz East” by Jacob Monninger – Under Creative Commons license

Famous Thieves at America
Source: “Alcatraz East” by Jacob Monninger – Under Creative Commons license
Kennedy Poster at Alcatraz East
Source: “Alcatraz East” by Jacob Monninger – Under Creative Commons license

Assasinations Display
Source: “Alcatraz East” by Jacob Monninger – Under Creative Commons license

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