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.

April 1st, 2017 – November 5th, 2017
Always call to confirm if you don't see your time listed.

Walk in Tour season is over.
Ghost hunts/tours are offered year round.

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.

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

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Sightings, unexplainable voices and sounds, and other paranormal activity ... discover the haunting truth about what happened within these walls!

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

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