How much does it cost for Alcatraz tours?

Answer Tours of the Alcatraz prison off the coast of San Francisco range from $26 for early bird and daytime tours. Evening tours range in price, starting at $33 per adult.Source:Alcatraz Island: Price a... Read More »

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What was Alcatraz before it was a prison?

Before Alcatraz was a prison, it was a military fort built by the U.S. Army. Predating the fort, the island is where the native Ohlones hid to avoid those who tried to force Christianity upon them.... Read More »

What was the nickname of the prison located on Alcatraz Island?

The unofficial nickname for the prison located on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Harbor is "The Rock." Alcatraz, which was a federal penitentiary from 1934 to 1963, is currently a National Recrea... Read More »

How big is Alcatraz Island?

Alcatraz Island has an area of 22 acres and reaches 121 feet above sea level at its highest point. Alcatraz is actually the top of the tallest mountain on a savanna that flooded after the last ice ... Read More »

How long is an Alcatraz tour?

According to Alcatraz Cruises, the tour of Alcatraz is two and a half hours. The tour includes a 45-minute audio which features stories told by correctional officers and prisoners. Both guided and ... Read More »