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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

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Address: 71 S Asylum Dr, Weston, WV 26452-1593
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+1 304-269-5070
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 18:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 18:00
Sat 09:30 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description:

More European castle than American hospital, this former insane asylum...

More European castle than American hospital, this former insane asylum offers historic and paranormal tours six days a week. Full Museum & Patient Art Gallery entry with your tour purchase. This Gothic National Historic Landmark holds 130 years of American history's dark side.

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My son and I have been doing ghost tours and dabbling in ghost hunts ever since or first encounter. Trans-Allegheny has a wonderful history that would have made the twelve-hour... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My son and I have been doing ghost tours and dabbling in ghost hunts ever since or first encounter. Trans-Allegheny has a wonderful history that would have made the twelve-hour round-trip drive worth it but we got some great video and a couple of decent photos. Of course, the scratches that my son got made it a little more interesting.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was spooky good and I loved every second of it! It's one of the most thrilling places I've been. 😜💀

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Rig WV
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Will ghost adventures come back but b told to respect spirits? I had my husband's head light stolen the day we toured or did someone turn it in ?

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very creepy - guide was great- town was cute - interesting architecture - had a fun time - would highly recommend! would love to go back

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Fairmont, West Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a very interesting place to visit. There are tours of all kind here. It is an historical building that once was a mental hospital and is claims to be haunted. It has been featured on several of the Ghost Hunter episodes. They also put on a Haunted House in one of the building during Halloween.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

My husband has wanted to go for years but I was never really into the paranormal. I refuse to go to a haunted house at halloween so when he wanted to go on a tour while we were staying at the Stonewall Resort for our anniversary weekend I was dreading it but it ended up being very informative and an... More 

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Weston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

That was my first trip that my husband and I ever did together like that. I loved it. That was my Christmas present he did for me. I love doing that together.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I loved the tour. Great tour guide. I would like to come back for a daylight tour of the building. Thanks!

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Baltimore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

The staff is excellent. If you want to intetact with ghosts this is the place to go. My first ghost hunting event and it was excellent. If you go in the winter make sure to dress warm. We plan to go back.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

I love TALA! I can't visit this beautiful building enough. I have done several overnight ghost hunts and plan do to many more. The owners are doing wonderful things to the building. It is a beautiful piece of architecture to see. I do have to say Rebecca and her staff are just awesome!!!!!

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