Admission or After Hours Event at The National Museum of Crime and Punishment (Up to 54% Off). Seven Options Available.

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The first crime-and-punishment museum was an actual penitentiary, hosting tours that gave guests an up-close look at a prisoner’s life, which often included hard labor, matching jumpsuits, and horrific tour-giving duties. Explore justice in a friendlier environ with this Groupon.

Choose from Seven Options

  • $10 for museum admission for one (up to a $21.95 value)
  • $22 for the After Hours event on Friday, August 17 (a $44 value). Choose from entrance times at 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 9 p.m., or 9:30 p.m.

During the After Hours event, The National Museum of Crime and Punishment keeps the cellblock open after sunset, setting up stations where visitors can receive a prison tattoo or learn how to analyze blood spatter.

The National Museum of Crime and Punishment

The National Museum of Crime and Punishment shines a light on the dark underbelly of society with more than 100 interactive exhibits spread across three stories and 25,000 square feet of gallery space. After resting their weary bones in an unplugged electric chair, fans of CSI can live out television fantasies at the Crime Scene Investigation exhibit, where they can learn what it takes to be a forensic scientist and watch professionals in action before trying to determine whether or not fellow museum-goers exhibit the traits of serial killers. The exhibit also serves as a crash course in fingerprinting, DNA testing, fraudulent-check investigation, and dental-impression and ballistics analysis. The museum devotes an entire level to the now-retired set of America’s Most Wanted, providing an adjoining exhibit where fans of the show can step into a green screen for a criminal profile or imaginary Caribbean vacation. The museum’s many permanent exhibits include A Notorious History of American Crime, about the country's felonious forefathers, and an exploration into one of the most heinous masterminds of modern times in the Ted Kaczynski: The Unabomber exhibit.

About National Museum of Crime and Punishment


The National Museum of Crime and Punishment shines a light on the dark underbelly of society with more than 100 interactive events spread across three stories and 25,000 square feet of gallery space. After resting their weary bones in an unplugged electric chair, fans of CSI can live out television fantasies at the Crime Scene Investigation exhibit, where they can learn what it takes to be a forensic scientist and watch professionals in action before trying to determine whether fellow museum-goers exhibit the traits of serial killers. The exhibit also serves as a crash course in fingerprinting, DNA testing, fraudulent-check investigation, and dental-impression and ballistics analysis. The museum’s many permanent exhibits include A Notorious History of American Crime, about the country's felonious forefathers, and an exploration into one of the most heinous masterminds of modern times in Ted Kaczynski: The Unabomber.

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The Fine Print


Expiration varies. Amount paid never expires. Limit 4 per person. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Not valid until 8/2/12. After Hours Event ticket expires August 17th, 2012. Must exchange for ticket at museum. Regular admission option not valid for special events or Halloween events. Not valid for school or group visits, valid only for individuals and families. Regular admission option expires 10/31/12. Not valid with other offers or deals. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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