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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

71 S Asylum Dr, Weston, WV 26452-1593
+1 304-269-5070
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Great Family Fun

My SO and I, my adult son and his girlfriend, and my 12 and 13 yo granddaughters visited TALA on a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Deanna H
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Morgantown, West Virginia
A TRIP TO REMEMBER

We have been here twice and each time we were amazed, The first trip we spent the night to do a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lisa_michell_1030
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More European castle than American hospital, this former insane asylum offers historic and paranormal tours six days a week from April through October. Full Museum & Patient Art Gallery entry is included with your tour purchase. This Gothic National Historic Landmark holds 130 years of American history's dark side.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“paranormal tour” (344 reviews)
“first floor” (162 reviews)
“ghost hunt” (142 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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71 S Asylum Dr, Weston, WV 26452-1593
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"lunatic asylum"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My SO and I, my adult son and his girlfriend, and my 12 and 13 yo granddaughters visited TALA on a Saturday in July. We took the 45 minute 1st floor historical tour at 10 am and were very pleased with our guide Dan. This...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here twice and each time we were amazed, The first trip we spent the night to do a paranormal tour of the main building and we had our first real evidence of the paranormal. We returned to do the haunted house which...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on the hour and a half heritage tour and it was well worth the visit. I'm a historic preservation junkie and honestly it could've been 5 hours. GW was our tour guide and he was awesome. We will probably return to take the...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We decided last minute to make this stop on our way to PA. It was too early to go inside to tour but still worth it. Will definitely come back for a tour. Down the block and you will

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

I have been to the Asylum twice, once privately and once with a large group of my students. Both times, it was excellent. The first time, we did the first-floor only tour. This time, we did the complete four-floor tour, which I would recommend highly....More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

We had a great guide. She was very knowledgeable of the Asylum. The students really enjoyed the tour.

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

This place was so full of history and information; really gives you a close-up look at the establishment that supported this small town for decades. I wish I had more time, but I'm definately going back!

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1  Thank Susan B
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

It was fun. Interesting to visit such a vast place and in the dark. Your perspective is completely different. My only suggestion is less references to Paranormal Lockdown.

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Me and my friends had a blast!!!! The guide was great and very informative!!!!!! I will definitely be back!!!

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

I went to the Halloween tour, it was great scary fun. I would recommend it to all that interest a spooky Halloween experience.

Thank Heather B
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vandals81
20 October 2017|
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Response from WVTOURlover | Property representative |
For your first visit we recommend the main building.
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mjwannabe
12 October 2017|
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Response from WVTOURlover | Property representative |
We accept all major credit cards. ;) See you soon!
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Jerrica H
2 September 2017|
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The final 4 floor and para tour are at 4pm. The last 1st. floor and Criminally Insane tours leave at 5pm.
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