For Teachers

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Alcatraz Island is a perfect outdoor classroom to engage students in historic inquiry. We have two programs to assist with education visits to Alcatraz:

Alcatraz Uncovered: This inquiry based program is designed for San Francisco schools that have a high percentage of students receiving free and reduced lunches. The program consists of pre-site activities, classroom presentations by National Park representatives, the field program, and post-site activities. For more information about this program see https://www.nps.gov/goga/forteachers/index.htm.

Alcatraz School Access: Tickets are also available to public schools that have a high percentage of students receiving free and reduced lunches, and private schools with a high percentage of scholarship recipients. Tickets are available by application only for visits between November and March, excluding holidays. Update 2/2/2019: We are no longer accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year. Applications for the 2019-2020 school year will open in July 2019. Please click here for more information.

Last updated: February 2, 2019

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Mailing Address:

Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate National Recreation Area
B201 Fort Mason

San Francisco, CA 94123

Phone:

(415) 561-3000

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