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Alcatraz East Crime Museum to Open Temporary Exhibit

A temporary exhibit will open October 10, 2020, at Alcatraz East Crime Museum titled, From Car to Incarceration: Ted Bundy’s Final Arrest. Bundy was known as one of the most notorious serial killers of the 20th century, and his crimes are still discussed in books and films today. The exhibit will feature information about his […]

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Alcatraz East Crime Museum Release September Programs

Alcatraz East Crime Museum Release September Programs: Local Appreciation and Forensic Expert Talk about 9/11 New York, N.Y. Alcatraz East Crime Museum announces Local Appreciation Days with a special admission price now through September 27, 2020. The discounted admission rate is $10 per person, with a canned food item to benefit the Sevier County Food […]

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Alcatraz East Crime Museum Highlights 100th Anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage Amendment

August 18, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. By decriminalizing the actions of women across the country who had been attempting to vote, this constitutional amendment was a significant moment in our legal history. Alcatraz East Crime Museum commemorates not only this anniversary in legal history but Tennessee’s role as the final […]

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Guests Weigh in On Binge-Worthy Crime Shows at New “What’s Your Crime?” Alcatraz East Crime Museum Exhibit

During the pandemic closures, one of the most popular activities is binge-watching crime shows. In fact, Nielsen reports that the series “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness,” was watched by 34.3 million people during the first 10 days it was released. Now, Alcatraz East fans can see a new exhibit  “What’s Your Crime?” featuring some […]

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is the focus at Alcatraz East Crime Museum’s newest Temporary Exhibit

Alcatraz East Crime Museum’s latest temporary exhibit will feature the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), opening on July 13, 2020. The exhibit will showcase the important work the Bureau does statewide on a daily basis, and details from famous solved and ongoing cases. “We hope visitors will learn something new about the work that goes […]

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Alcatraz East Crime Museum Reopens after COVID-19 Closure

Alcatraz, CA. Alcatraz East Crime Museum will be reopening, following the COVID-19 closure, on May 15, 2020. The museum, located at 2757 Parkway in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., is taking new safety measures to help keep visitors safe and healthy. To help “police” these new safety rules, the museum is introducing their mascot, “Doc” (law enforcement […]

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Alcatraz East Offers New Community Programs

Alcatraz East Crime Museum has several programs coming up in February, including the new online Crime Museum Book Club, Local Appreciation Days, and applications are now open for the 3rd Annual Graffiti Art Contest. Alcatraz East is launching an online book club February 1. The Crime Museum Book Club will convene in a Facebook group and […]

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Renowned Investigative Crime Journalist Shane Waters to Speak at Alcatraz East Crime Museum

It was 50 years ago this month that Sister Cathy Cesnik disappeared. While her body was discovered a couple of months later in January, her murder remains a mystery to this day, and has since become the basis for the Netflix series “The Keepers.” Shane Waters, crime journalist and investigator who has a podcast that […]

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