Eastern State’s Pop-Up Museum

Here's a sneak peek at prison artifacts put on display for the first time ever at the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pa., -- the prison that housed famous mobster Al Capone.

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In this Tuesday, March 12, 2013 photo, shown examples of shanks made by inmates at the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. The defunct and decayed prison that serves as one of Philadelphia's quirkiest tourist attractions, plans to displaying dozens of never-before-seen artifacts for 10 days only in a "pop-up museum."
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An excerpt out of the Eastern State Penitentiary 1904-1906 mug shot book in Philadelphia.
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A page out of the Eastern State Penitentiary 1904-1906 mug shot book in Philadelphia.
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A dog carved from wood made by an inmate at the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia.
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Erica Harman, during an interview with the Associated Press, shows examples of shanks made by inmates at the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia.
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Soap carvings made by inmates at the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia.
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A miniature cutlery set made from bones in an unknown inmate’s soup at the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia.
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A wallet made by an inmate from Kool and Pall Mall cigarette packs at the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia.
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A jailer's badge at the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia.
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A key to the original front gate at the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia.
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An excerpt out of the Eastern State Penitentiary 1830-1934 death ledger in Philadelphia.
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An excerpt out of the Eastern State Penitentiary 1830-1934 death ledger in Philadelphia.
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AP | Matt Rourke
A page out of the Eastern State Penitentiary 1830-1934 death ledger in Philadelphia. The defunct and decayed prison that serves as one of Philadelphia's quirkiest tourist attractions, plans to displaying dozens of never-before-seen artifacts for 10 days only in a "pop-up museum."
Click here for exhibit dates and times
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