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Recent Press Releases:
March 29, 2024: Alcatraz East Crime Museum Puts Columbine Massacre Anniversary in Spotlight with New Exhibit
March 15, 2024: 5 Reasons Everyone Should Add a Stop to the Alcatraz East Crime Museum on their Trip
February 21, 2024: Crime in the Media & Pop Culture: Alcatraz East Crime Museum Re-Opens Gallery with New Additions
January 4, 2024: These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things: Start 2024 With a Great Crime Book and Join Alcatraz East Book Club
October 4, 2023: This Fall at Alcatraz East Crime Museum: Bonnie & Clyde Exhibit Update and Holiday Team-Building Events
August 28, 2023: Alcatraz East Hosting Temporary Exhibit Presenting the American Mob
May 29, 2023: Alcatraz East Crime Museum Hosting Tail-Wagging Meet and Greet with K9s
May 10, 2023: Alcatraz East Temporary Exhibit: JFK Assassination Conspiracy Theories In the Spotlight for Events 60th Anniversary
April 3, 2023: 10th Anniversary of Boston Marathon Bombing in Spotlight in New Temporary Exhibit at Alcatraz East Crime Museum
December 27, 2022: Did Your New Year’s Resolution Include Reading? Alcatraz East Can Help- Join Their True Crime Book Club
October 4, 2022: After 88 Years, Bonnie and Clyde Still a Popular Duo in American History
August 9, 2022: Cults, Power & Trafficking: Alcatraz East Crime Museum New Exhibit on Master Manipulation Opens This Month
July 6, 2022: Alcatraz East Puts July Crime Anniversaries in the Spotlight
May 3, 2022: Alcatraz East Crime Museum Celebrates Law Enforcement Animals and NationalPolice Week This May
August 10, 2021: Alcatraz East Marks 20th Anniversary of 9-11 with Special Forensics Guest Speaker, Art Bohanan
June 1, 2021: Alcatraz East Crime Museum Shines Light on Bomb Squad with New Exhibit
May 11, 2021: Turning STEM to STEAM Alcatraz East Crime Museum Announces 3rd Annual Graffiti Art Contest
March 29, 2021: Alcatraz East Crime Museum Opens Celebration Room with a Purpose
March 4, 2021: Alcatraz East Crime Museum Adds New Members to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Exhibit, Offers K9 Meet and Greet
November 24, 2020: The Roaring Twenties at Alcatraz East Crime Museum
Ocotber 29, 2020: From Fingerprints to the FBI, Alcatraz East Celebrates National STEM Day
September 30, 2020: Alcatraz East Crime Museum to Open Temporary Exhibit From Car to Incarceration – Ted Bundy’s Final Arrest
September 9, 2020: Alcatraz East Crime Museum Release September Programs
August 3, 2020: Alcatraz East Crime Museum Highlights 100th Anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage Amendment
July 23, 2020: Guests Weigh in On Binge-Worthy Crime Shows at New “What’s Your Crime?” Alcatraz East Crime Museum Exhibit
June 18, 2020: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is the focus at Alcatraz East Crime Museum’s newest Temporary Exhibit
May 13, 2020: Alcatraz East Crime Museum Announces Reopening after COVID-19 Closure
February 27, 2020: Alcatraz East Crime Museum Teams up with Natalee Holloway Resource Center to Offer Travel Safety Tips
November 21, 2019: Renowned Investigative Crime Journalist Shane Waters to Speak at Alcatraz East Crime Museum
October 29, 2019: 5 Reasons to Make a School Field Trip to Alcatraz East Crime Museum a Priority
October 2, 2019: Alcatraz East Crime Museum to Participate in “Death Becomes Us” True Crime Festival in Washington, DC
September 3, 2019: Alcatraz East To Hold 9-11 Ground Zero Guest Speaker, New Second Amendment Exhibit Opening and Extensions Due to Popular Demand
July 30, 2019: Alcatraz East Crime Museum to Display Alcatraz Island-Themed Prison Artwork
July 1, 2019: Alcatraz East Crime Museum to Host Conversation with True Crime Investigative Journalist Billy Jensen
June 4, 2019: Alcatraz East Crime Museum Announces New Summer Exhibits and Graffiti Contest Winners
April 29, 2019: New Exhibit Memorializes Nicole Brown Simpson, Highlights Domestic Violence
April 2, 2019: Alcatraz East Crime Museum to Hold 2nd Annual Graffiti Art Contest
January 9, 2019: Ted Bundy Display Planned for 30-Year Execution Anniversary
October 16, 2018: Life in the Fast Lane at Alcatraz East Crime Museum
September 19, 2018: Bearing Arms at Alcatraz East Crime Museum
September 17, 2018: Why Every CSI Buff Should Put Alcatraz East Crime Museum on their Fall To-Do List
August 14, 2018: Crime Museum to Host 9-11 Forensic Expert, Offer Discounted Admission for Locals
July 10, 2018: Crime Museum Offers Visitors Rare Look Inside Surveillance Van, Joins Other Overlooked Gems at Alcatraz East
June 13, 2018: Tips for Parents to Help their Kids Avoid Summer Brain Drain
June 11, 2018: Alcatraz East Awards Graffiti Artists
May 1, 2018: It Happened Here! Alcatraz East Crime Museum Exhibit Highlights Tennessee
April 6, 2018: Alcatraz East Crime Museum Invites Graffiti Artists to Compete
March 6, 2018: Can You Tie a Knot Like a Pirate?
August 22, 2017: Conquering the Con: How Seniors Can Avoid Being Swindled and Scammed
July 27, 2017: Forensic Linguistics & the Unabomber
July 7, 2017: Explore Rare Crime Artifacts from Tennessee and Across the Country
June 6, 2017: The O.J. Bronco Displayed at Alcatraz East – 22 Years Later
May 23, 2017: Visiting Pigeon Forge? 5 Things Everyone Should Know About Alcatraz East
April 24, 2017: The Ugly Truth of Wildlife Poach: Alcatraz East Temporary Exhibit Opening Soon
November 3, 2016: Alcatraz East Announces Opening Date
October 13, 2016: Judge Belvin Perry Is Among Alcatraz East Crime Museum Advisory Board
July 12, 2016: The Most Notorious Bronco is Heading to Pigeon Forge!
May 24, 2016: Alcatraz East Crime Museum to Open This Fall in Pigeon Forge

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