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

    Alcatraz Island


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Did You Know?

Lower Prison, Alcatraz Island

The first prison on Alcatraz Island was built by the U.S. Army and was located near the dock. It was demolished after a new military prison was opened at the top of the island in 1914.