• Visitor during the evening tour of Alcatraz gaze into the many cells that line up the corridor known as

    Alcatraz Island

    California

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Adams Folger Key
This online exhibit features objects from the museum collection from Alcatraz Island. It features photographs and archived objects from when Alcatraz was a U.S. Army fort and military prison (1859 -1934), a federal penitentiary (1934 –1963), and items from the American Indian occupation (1969–1971) by Indians of All Tribes. It also includes slide shows, sound clips, and close-ups of nortorious inmates. More...

Did You Know?

Diamond T firetruck on the Rock

In 1934 the Bureau of Prisons bought a new Diamond T firetruck for USP Alcatraz. In 2004 the truck was fully restored and returned to the Rock.