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Temporary Exhibits

Alcatraz East hosts temporary exhibits related to crime and law enforcement topics, often in partnership with outside organizations. Temporary exhibits are included with every ticket.

If your organization is interested in proposing a temporary exhibit, please email

Current Temporary Exhibits:

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

July 13, 2020 – June 2021

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FROM CAR TO INCARCERATION: TED BUNDY’S FINAL ARREST

October 10, 2020 – October 2021

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Learn about Ted Bundy

*Please note that Bundy’s VW and other Bundy objects are permanently displayed.

Previous Temporary Exhibits:

The Second Amendment: Conceal Carry

Chicago Firearms Co. "Protector" Palm Pistol

September 23, 2019 – October 4, 2020

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Alcatraz Art Escape

August 23, 2019 – Extended through July 5, 2020

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30th Anniversary of Ted Bundy’s Execution*

30th Anniversary of Ted Bundy’s Execution

January 24, 2019 – January 2020

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Learn About Ted Bundy
*Please note that Bundy’s VW is a permanent exhibit.



The Second Amendment: A History

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October 5, 2018 – September 15, 2019

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Passion for Life: Nicole Brown Simpson

May 17, 2019 – August 17, 2019

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It Happened Here: Tennessee Crimes & Justice

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May 18, 2018 – May 5, 2019

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Scamalot: Conquering The Con

September 21, 2017 – September 23, 2018

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Ivory, Tortoise Shell & Fur: The Ugly Truth of Wildlife Trafficking

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May 15, 2017 – May 14, 2018

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Immigration and Customs Enforcement, 2014 (ICE)
Dog Fighting: The Voiceless Victims, 2013 (ASPCA)
US Marshals Service, 2012 (USMS)
Crimes against Marine Life, 2012 (NOAA)
Shark Finning, 2011 (Greenpeace)
The Conspirator, 2011 (American Film Company)
Art Crimes, 2010 (ARCA)
John Dillinger, 2009
Bonnie & Clyde, 2009
Jewish Gangsters, 2008

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