Purchase Alcatraz Tickets in Advance
Tickets for Alcatraz frequently sell out in advance, especially around holidays and weekends. Night tour tickets sell out even sooner, as much as a month or more in advance. Order your tickets up to 90 days in advance to avoid disappointment. More »
Indigenous Peoples Day Overnight Program
Because of the historic connection of Native Americans to the two annual Indigenous People's Sunrise Ceremonies, two overnights are available to Native American youth the night before the ceremonies which take place on Columbus Day and Thanksgiving. To apply email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following details:
If more than two groups apply for the overnights, we will select groups at random. Groups that participate one year, may not be selected again the following year.
Did You Know?
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.