The date is Dec. 5 and Alcatraz East Crime Museum in Pigeon Forge, TN, is hosting a celebration daily from December 3-5. It starts at 5 p.m., and goes until closing time which is 9 p.m.
Those dressed in Prohibition era attire will receive buy one, get one free admission tickets into the museum They can play Prohibition trivia games, get a free mugshot and participate in a free shooting gallery play. There will be prize giveaways from the museum for those who answer the trivia questions correctly.
“This is a great time for us and for everyone who is happy that prohibition was brought to an end,” says Summer Blalock, manager for Alcatraz East. “We are excited to share this special day with the community and invite people to come in and check out all the fun we have planned.”
Prohibition ended on Dec. 5, 1833, with the repeal of the 18th amendment, which prohibited the manufacturing, distribution and the selling and consumption of alcohol in the U.S.
Of course, this law had the opposite effect of its do-gooders intentions, leading to speakeasies with smugglers and crime bosses controlling the supply of the alcohol.
The Alcatraz East museum is cashless, so tickets can be purchased ahead of time online or through non-cash options at the ticket booth. The last tickets are sold 60 minutes before closing. For more information about the Repeal Day Celebration visit the Facebook event page.
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