Heritage Tours Hauntings History Events FAQ Preservation Locate TALA Contact TALA TALA Home
The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum facebooktwitter Trip Advisor

Tour this National Historic

Welcome to the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum (AKA the Weston State Hospital) located in Historic Weston, West Virginia. This National Historic Landmark served as a sanctuary for the mentally ill beginning in the mid-1800's. This 160 year old asylum 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 historic landmark and see how it left a lasting impression on local and national history.

We offer a variety of historic and paranormal tours during our season.

We will reopen soon and will be open Tuesday through Sunday. Our tour season will end mid November for historic restoration and general repairs. Ghost hunts of this massive building run year round.

Flashlight Tours/Haunted House Hours
Tickets go on sale at 6:00 pm.
Thursday and Sundays the last tickets are sold at 9:30 pm.
Friday and Saturday the last tickets are sold at 11:30 pm.

Daytime Tour Hours
Gate opens at 11:30 am - 6:00 pm Tuesday through Sunday*
*Gate 9:30 am on Saturdays

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

May 30th, 2020 – November 15th, 2020

Historic Tours leave every hour on the hour. Paranormal Tours leave
every 2 hours. The last 1st floor tour leaves at 5:00 p.m. and the last
4 floor/paranormal tour leaves at 4:00 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.


Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Can't find what you are looking for call (304-269-5070).

Photography Tour info and dates

Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
71 Asylum Drive • Weston, WV 26452 • (304) 269-5070 • info@trans-alleghenylunaticasylum.com
© Copyright 2020. Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. All Rights Reserved.