This guided 90-minute tour walks you through this gothic-style structure and focuses on the main level of our facility.
- Roam at your own pace
Introducing West Virginia Penitentiary’s Photography Tour! This is not a guided tour; you can roam at your own pace and leisure.
Escape games are a type of adventure game in which you are locked in a themed room with other participants trying to find your way out.
We’re so excited to announce the West Virginia Penitentiary Paranormal Convention! We will have multiple paranormal speaking events, vendor booths, psychics, concessions and much more!
- Most Popular Tour
Want to see what it is really like to spend the night in prison — but with no living residents? Tour the facility with a guide for a 90-minute guided tour, and then roam the halls on your own.
If things aren’t spooky enough during the day, you can visit the prison overnight. If you are searching for paranormal activities or just want to experience the penitentiary at midnight, here is a great chance.
Enjoy an evening at the prison during the twilight hours on select Fridays and Saturdays!
Why wait for the weekend to have fun? Get started early with Thriller Thursdays! Spend three thrilling hours with us that you won’t soon forget!
Join us on a Nightmarish trip through our Dungeon of Horrors haunted house!
Guided Paranormal Walk through the some of the oldest and most active parts of our facility. This 45-minute tour is only offered during our haunted house season.
Join all of your favorite Princesses for a Magical afternoon of fun!
WHERE HISTORY MEETS MYSTERY!
Built in 1866 and decommissioned in 1995, this former state penitentiary now offers day tours, paranormal investigations, escape rooms, a haunted house in October, and large events in our event center!