This exhibit features the extensive collections from Alcatraz Island, also known as "The Rock."

Collections include objects made by notorious inmates, historic photographs and documents, escape materials and inmate artwork; items used by officers including correctional materials when Alcatraz was a federal penitentiary from 1934-1963; military prison period materials from 1859-1934; and the American Indian occupation of 1969 -1971.

Multi-media features give you a virtual tour of the prison, slide shows, sound clips, and close-ups of infamous prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Stroud, the "Birdman of Alcatraz."
Military Period Federal Prison Federal Prison Indian All Image Gallery
Military Period Federal Prison
Inmates Inmates
Food and Medicine
Notorious Inmates
Work and Recreation
Indian All Image Gallery
Military Slide Shows Inmates Slide Shows Officers Slide Shows Equipment and Procedures Slide Shows
Indian Occupation Slide Shows
OfficersEquipment and ProceduresVirtual ToursSound ClipsLink to Alcatraz Island Links to the Past - Cultural ResourcesMuseum Management ProgramNational Historic Landmarks ProgramHABS/HAERNational Register of Historic Places