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.
13 years of age or older. No exceptions.
Please note: We do not hold paranormal events beginning in mid-September throughout October due to our haunted house and other Halloween events.
- Person For ages 13+
Explore the West Virginia Penitentiary at Twilight
- Plan a night out with your friends or alone (if you dare).
- Walk the halls of what was once the bloodiest institution in the nation.
- Take a 90-minute guided tour of the facility, and then have some time to investigate the facility on your own.
We require that each person respect the facility and other investigators attending the event. Please, no intentional scaring, screaming, loud talking, writing on walls, or defacing of any kind.
Participants must be 13 years of age and older. There must be (1) parent/guardian per every (5) attendees under the age of 18.
Make sure to bring your flashlights, cameras, extra batteries, and any investigative equipment that you might need!! You are allowed to bring snacks, refreshments, and coolers. Open-toed shoes and heels are not allowed.
NO ALCOHOL! Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in our parking areas and/or inside of our facility. Alcohol consumption is not permitted prior to your event. You will be considered a risk to yourself, other participants, and our property. If alcohol consumption is suspected, you will be removed from, or denied entry to, the event and not issued a refund.
*There is no heat or air conditioning throughout our facility. Our facility will be extremely HOT in the summer and extremely COLD in the winter. Please dress according to the weather. This tour does involve climbing stairs, as well as walking outdoors. Most areas of this tour are not wheelchair accessible.
*The front gate will be locked prior to the beginning of the tour. Do not be late. All staff and attendees will go on tour together, and we will not be able to let you in.
*ALL TICKETS AND PAYMENTS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.
*Twilight Tours are for participants 13 years of age and older. No exceptions, please do not ask.
*Please bring in with you all items that you will need from your vehicle upon arrival, as you will not be permitted to leave the front gate and return. There is abundant space in the main lobby and museum area for your belongings.
*The smoking section is located on the South Yard. This is the only area you are permitted to use ANY tobacco products.
*Yes, we have a restroom.
*You ARE REQUIRED to purchase Twilight Tour tickets online.
*Tickets are NOT sold at the door for this event.
*Twilight Tours are not offered every night or every weekend. See our calendar of availability by clicking the “Book Now” button below.
*We are closed for the season from December 1st to April 1st.
*No pets are permitted for any paranormal investigations or the haunted house events including: Public Ghost Hunts, Private Paranormal Investigations, Twilight Tours, Thriller Thursdays, Dungeon of Horrors, and North Walk.
IMPORTANT: Please check your confirmation email for a link to our onlineParanormal Waiver or print and complete the paper Paranormal Agreement to bring along with you. Every attendee must complete an individual agreement. You will not be permitted to investigate without an online signed waiver or printed paper form. The online waiver link can be forwarded to all of your ticket holders.