Located a short distance from Knoxville, Tennessee, Historic Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary is nestled in the shadow of scenic Frozen Head State Park.
Brushy is an ideal destination for your group tour. Private guide-led group tours are available April 1st - October 31st, seven days a week at 9:30 a.m. prior to opening of the prison for groups of a minimum of 15 people. Guided tours will be led by either a former prison guard or former inmate. One week's notice is required to book a private guide-led tour; however, capacity is limited and tours are subject to availability. Please book early for best availability.
Please Note: Pets are not permitted on tours at this time. Service animals will be permitted with appropriate documentation present.