People tend to check in during these times:
Alcatraz Island offers a close-up look at the site of the first US built fort on the West Coast, the infamous federal penitentiary, and the 18 month occupation by Indians of All Tribes which saved the tribes.
Great audio tour! Really impressive place and very captivating
A place full of history, reserve with really enough time or you will not get in!
A must if ur in sf , take evening tour
Take the night tour. Pretty spooky, with the bonus that you might get to wander around the infirmary (and the Birdman's cell).
With the wait to see this historical island.
Make sure you can stay here a few hours, the audio tour is really worth it!
The best time ever and would do it again
Mandatory Minimums must go. Everything always requires context before serving a sentence.
Super interesting historic site. Take the audio tour and allow at least three hours on the island.
What a great place you should definitely visit
Book your tickets at least a month in advance! They have 50 tickets on the day of for the first boat at 8:45am. Get there by at least 6am to get in line (they start selling at 7:30am).
The audio tour is great. Voiced by officers and prisoners who were in Alcatraz. Super interesting.
Fun historical site to visit. Make sure you take the audio tour!
One of the bests tours I already did! Went twice and loved the tour! Must do in San Fran
Go on the night tour & book months ahead. Sick views of the city. it's always freezing on the island.
Go on the night tour & book months ahead. Sick views of the city. Remember it's always freezing on the island.
Go on the night tour! book months ahead. Sick views of the city. Remember it's always freezing on the island.
Go on the night tour! You have to book months ahead. Sick views of the city. Remember it's always freezing on the island.
Go on the night tour!!! You have to book months ahead. Sick views of the city. Remember it's always freezing on the island.
Go on the night tour!!! You have to book months ahead. Sick views of the city. Remember it's always freezing on the island
Amazing place! The audio tour ensures you get. To know all the best stories and history. Great day trip!
Such a spirit there. Must have a visit.
Take time to savor a multitude of views: the island itself on your ferry ride, the Golden Gate Bridge from the recreation yard, and the city skyline from the paths surrounding the Cell House.
There's free wifi!
This place is unforgettable! You should go and see it by yourself!
Do the audio tour, it has sound effects like the cell doors opening and closing. Makes you really feel like you are experiencing Alcatraz prison life
Take your time and see it all. The "psych ward". The best part!
Good audio tour
Use the audio guide, is the best way to know what happen inside this amazing bulding. This guide is included in the tour. The souvenir store is full of nice and funny things.
DO the guided tour. And it also has a really nice view of San Francisco skyline
If you have a kid get the junior ranger booklet from the gift shop for $1 then complete it and get sworn in as a junior ranger. Includes a really nice badge!
Nice history tour
The audio tour is good, I learned a lot. Don't forget to check out the hospital
An awesome spot to go visit, it only takes a couple of hours. The audio tour is amazing if you are on a short time schedule and want to learn as much as possible in the shortest amount of time.
The view is spectacular
Super touristy but with a visit. Def do the audio tour
History of old prison films..
Be sure to take a coat and winter clothes with you. Even in summer. SF is very cold and Alcatraz is even colder!
A must do if visiting San Francisco, check out the birds
Go there for 360 degrees panorama of SF.
Sometimes they being prisoners back to hold book signings. Say hi to him, if there is one there.
A must see for tourists. An amazing historical experience.
Steep walk up to the main building but tram when you get off the boat if you need a ride. You can easily spend a few hours on the island so plan accordingly. Audio your a must!
Make sure you take the audio tour!
Woah! The ferry ride to it is amazing as you have a view of the golden gate from the island and in the ferry, the prison itself is full of history
Don't forget to go by Cell 14D in D-block.
Impressive audio tour!
Fresh air was enough for the trip