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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

71 S Asylum Dr, GPS - 50 S. Water Street, Weston, WV 26452-1593
+1 304-269-5070
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Going back for the ag tour and maybe a custom architectural tour!

I did the Four Floor tour, even tho I was a little concerned that 90 minutes might be too long... read more

Reviewed yesterday
tnknitter
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Tennessee
Crazy good!

From the guides dressed in period nurses uniforms to the insightful museum, this is a stop worth... read more

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Reviewed yesterday
Len S
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Charleston, West Virginia
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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.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“paranormal tour” (238 reviews)
“first floor” (117 reviews)
“ghost hunt” (115 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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71 S Asylum Dr, GPS - 50 S. Water Street, Weston, WV 26452-1593
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Reviewed yesterday

I did the Four Floor tour, even tho I was a little concerned that 90 minutes might be too long. The tour was so fascinating, it wasn't too long at all! I happened to be the only one on it, so we covered a lot...More

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Reviewed yesterday

From the guides dressed in period nurses uniforms to the insightful museum, this is a stop worth adding to your schedule.

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Thank Len S
Reviewed yesterday

Dan was a wonderful guide. He was extremely knowledgeable and fun to boot! He answered questions, and was easy to talk with, and didn't seem rushed at all. Best tour I have ever had, and the Asylum was amazing! We were all nursing students and...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

My third visit , we had a great time ,our guide Dan did a great job, he was fun and informative,great place with lots of history, I especially enjoyed civil war part , and the incredible architecture, fun place to take family and friends ,...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wendy almost got us but without Amy I'm not sure we would've made it. Tour was well guided and full of interesting history.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was fun & interesting. I will definitely go back for the flashlight tour. I could feel the pain &. suffering of the patients..... Jess was an amazing guide.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The areas that have been renovated are so well restored that you actually "feel" like you are there in the 1880's. It is obvious that much care has been put in to this massive structure by the current owners. As a history nut, I appreciate...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Amy was our tour guide and we did the four floors tour. She was a great guide and the building and history are very interesting. I highly recommend this longer tour. It is well worth the money!More

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WVTOURlover, General Manager at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much for your visit! We hope you visit again soon for one of the auxiliary tours available. Each of these tours dives into a different area of Asylum history. The Asylum is always under restoration as well, do miss our annual updates! Thanks...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We did the VIP tour. Our guide was excellent and had a lot of knowledge and was able to answer the questions that came up. It's nice that there are several trips of different lengths that will fit any schedule. We plan to go back...More

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Thank Bonnie C
WVTOURlover, General Manager at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much for your visit and for helping with our restoration efforts. It's appreciated.

Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a great time! My daughter and I took my husband for Father's Day! We loved it! My daughter is 8 she said she would love to go back and do a different tour!

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Thank oliviacarte
WVTOURlover, General Manager at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Fantastic! We hope to see you soon!

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MoonSpider
I was reading that the overnight tours are from 9 pm until 5 am. Are there any places to sleep or lie down during the time you are there? Not sure my older parents would make it through. I'd hate to pay for the family as a gift and they have to leave early.
9 May 2017|
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Response from WVTOURlover | Property representative |
unfortunately we aren't equipped for folks to sleep because it is against the fire codes here at the Asylum. We do have several hotels close by that work with us as far as rates and a late check out for the Ghost Hunters... More
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Holly S
Do you accept Debit or Credit cards? Or is it just cash?
7 April 2017|
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Response from WVTOURlover | Property representative |
We accept credit cards as well. See you soon. :)
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thewengers2017
Is the tour appropriate for kids (ages 5-11)?
6 April 2017|
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Response from WVTOURlover | Property representative |
We have historic tours that they would find interesting and ghosts are not discussed. See you soon.
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