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Tour a living monument

Welcome to the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum located in Weston, WV. Formerly known as the Weston State Hospital, this West Virginia facility served as a sanctuary for the mentally ill in the mid-1800's. The history of the building holds fascinating stories of Civil War raids, a gold robbery, the "curative" effects of architecture, and the efforts of determined individuals to help better the lives of the mentally ill. Tour this nationally recognized landmark and see how it left a lasting impression on local and national history. Daily heritage tours are available for both small and large groups.


Open all major holidays within our seaon.
Walk in Tour season is April 1st, 2017 – November 5th, 2017
Always call to confirm if you don't see your time listed.

Ghost hunts/tours are offered year round.

Tours leave on the hour.

Tours of the first floor leave every hour and all four floors start
every 2 hours. The last 1st floor tour leaves at 5:00 p.m. and
the last 4 floor tour leaves at 4:00 p.m.

Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Note: Please dress appropriately for the current weather conditions.
It is hot in the summer and cold in the winter inside the building.

Photography Tour info and dates

Please call for details. (304-269-5070)

Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
71 Asylum Drive • Weston, WV 26452 • (304) 269-5070 • info@trans-alleghenylunaticasylum.com

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