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Alcatraz Island Model

The Alcatraz Landing Model

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For over 20 years, people have come from all over the world to see the famous Alcatraz Island known forRead More
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Alcatraz Cellhouse Key

Alcatraz: Prison Breaks & True Stories

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Guest Blog Post – Michael Taylor Ever since 1979, and seeing the film Escape From Alcatraz starring Clint Eastwood, IRead More
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Machine Gun Kelly

Machine Gun Kelly and His Lost Years on Alcatraz

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By Guest Blogger Michael Esslinger These five words seem to be written in fire on the walls of my cellRead More
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Alcatraz Alumni Gather for Last Reunion

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Alcatraz Alumni made what is likely their “last call.” Gathered together for a final public appearance, six former residents ofRead More
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Still Doing Time

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Guest Blogger – Drew Morita Visitors to Alcatraz Island listen to reformed ex-cons narrate part of the cellhouse audio tour.Read More
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picnic area on Angel Island

Insider Tip For Securing Alcatraz Tickets During Peak Season

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The secret to securing tickets to Alcatraz during the peak season, which extends through October, is to book the AlcatrazRead More
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Celebrating Alcatraz “Alumni”

Experience
A Short Story About the History of a Former Guard In partnership with Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Alcatraz CruisesRead More
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zabrina and bill 20th visit

Father and Daughter Celebrate Twenty Years of Visits to “the Rock”

Experience, Special
Zabrina and her father Bill (now known as “Wolverine Willie”) share a special tradition. Every year, for the last twentyRead More
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Alcatraz Clipper Alcatraz Island TripAdvisor Cert of Excellence

Alcatraz Cruises Receives TripAdvisor Hall of Fame Accolade

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Last year, Alcatraz Cruises was ranked as the number eight landmark in the world, according to TripAdvisor’s 2018 Travelers’ ChoiceRead More
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blue sky scattered clouds above Alcatraz Island at night

Alcatraz Cruises’ Illustrious Night Tour

Experience
Alcatraz is mysterious at any time of day, but for those that want a real thrill, check out the Island’sRead More
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