Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California. Old Prisons photo by Claudia Elliott
ALCATRAZ FEDERAL PENITENTIARY
Ferry Dock, Pier 33 South, Suite 200, San Francisco, California
The infamous Alcatraz, a former federal penitentiary operated from 1934 to 1963 and is open for tours. Alcatraz Island is accessible via Alcatraz Cruises in conjunction with the National Park Service. Hours and tour offerings vary seasonally.