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Asylum’s Haunted House

In the halls of what once was the area's most reputable hospital, a demented doctor has brought his Patients' nightmares to life. Society's undesirable souls have been abandoned in the dark recesses of this safe haven. Their sole purpose is to serve the good doctor and his sadistic experiments. Scratching and clawing their way through their new existence, patients succumb to delirious visions before becoming one of the doctor's creatures. Pushing the limitations of reality, Doctor Cerebus continues to seek immortality. Can you survive a journey into the Asylum, Where the veil between life and death has been lifted? (Ages 13 and under MUST be accompanied by an adult. Parent discretion advised.) Are you looking for a SCARE? Can you survive a journey into the Asylum? Enter at your own risk!

Appalachian Festival

A two day community-wide event featuring: arts and crafts, Taste of Appalachia, ghost tours, outdoor theatre, car show, entertainment, food and fun! Location: Tamarack, Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine, RC Armory, Crossroads Mall, Uptown Beckley, Theatre WV and the Youth Museum. Hours: Varies with event. Admission/parking: Varies with event.

Shepherdstown Mystery Walks

Ghosts, murder, mystery, lost loves, and....elephants? Come take a walk with us and explore 300 years of history and legends of the oldest town in West Virginia. Join us for a fascinating and intriguing journey into the past with beautiful scenery and interesting, strange and unusual history, Civil War events and mysterious tales of ghosts and hauntings and perhaps have your own paranormal experience! Bring your walking shoes and flashlight and iIndulge your senses as you walk through this quaint, historic, scenic town. Tours are Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Off-night tours for groups of 4 or more. Call for details. Tours in all weather, except very extreme (torrential rain, thunderstorms). Our tours are not recommended for children under 12. We discuss some adult subject matter and visit some very spooky locations! Call for reservations: 301-639-0351 Space is limited! $15 per person

Shepherdstown Mystery Walks

Ghosts, murder, mystery, lost loves, and....elephants? Come take a walk with us and explore 300 years of history and legends of the oldest town in West Virginia. Join us for a fascinating and intriguing journey into the past with beautiful scenery and interesting, strange and unusual history, Civil War events and mysterious tales of ghosts and hauntings and perhaps have your own paranormal experience! Bring your walking shoes and flashlight and iIndulge your senses as you walk through this quaint, historic, scenic town. Tours are Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Off-night tours for groups of 4 or more. Call for details. Tours in all weather, except very extreme (torrential rain, thunderstorms). Our tours are not recommended for children under 12. We discuss some adult subject matter and visit some very spooky locations! Call for reservations: 301-639-0351 Space is limited! $15 per person

Ghost Adventures

Want to see what it is REALLY like to spend the night in prison – but with no living residents? Enjoy an informative 90-minute guided tour, and then roam the halls on your own. Hours: 11 p.m. – 6 a.m. Admission: $65/person ages 18 and older.

Penitentiary Photography Tour

Introducing West Virginia Penitentiary’s Photography Tour! This is not a guided tour, you will be roaming at your own pace and leisure. The gate will be opened approximately 15 minutes prior to the tour time for check-in. Each photographer is responsible for their own equipment, and is required to sign a waiver/agreement upon check-in. April – November the 3rd Monday of the month Hours: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cost: $100 per person Requires a Photography License Agreement.

Ghost Adventures

11pm – 6am $65/person 18 and older Want to see what it is REALLY like to spend the night in prison – but with no living residents? Enjoy an informative 90-minute guided tour, and then roam the halls on your own.

Ghost Adventures

Want to see what it is REALLY like to spend the night in prison – but with no living residents? Enjoy an informative 90-minute guided tour, and then roam the halls on your own. Hours: 11 p.m. – 6 a.m. Admission: $65/person ages 18 and older.

Dungeon of Horrors

Over 10,000 people each year are introduced to one of the scariest places behind bars! Get your tickets so you can experience the fright of being locked in a cell, the fear of being lost in a maze, and the terror of an eerie walk through the dungeon of horrors. Will you manage to keep up with your group and not get separated? Do you have what it takes to make it through? Don’t worry, our actors will be there to help you along…… Groups go every 15 minutes starting at 7PM! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this haunted house! If you are planning on attending the North Walk the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART!

Penitentiary North Walk

The North Walk will take you through the oldest part of the former West Virginia Penitentiary. It is also known as the area with the most paranormal activity, a place where murders, violence and brutality were common everyday occurrences. This was where the most dangerous inmates were housed, the maximum security area, North Hall; the inmates called it – The Alamo. There are no actors on the North Walk. It’s just your group, your tour guide, a flashlight, and a few tales from the past. The areas that you will visit include: North Hall, the Boiler Room, The Infirmary, and The Psych Ward. Groups go every 20 minutes starting at 7PM! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this guided tour. If you are planning on attending the Dungeon of Horrors the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART!

Dungeon of Horrors

Over 10,000 people each year are introduced to one of the scariest places behind bars! Get your tickets so you can experience the fright of being locked in a cell, the fear of being lost in a maze, and the terror of an eerie walk through the dungeon of horrors. Will you manage to keep up with your group and not get separated? Do you have what it takes to make it through? Don’t worry, our actors will be there to help you along…… Groups go every 15 minutes starting at 7PM! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this haunted house! If you are planning on attending the North Walk the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART!

Penitentiary North Walk

The North Walk will take you through the oldest part of the former West Virginia Penitentiary. It is also known as the area with the most paranormal activity, a place where murders, violence and brutality were common everyday occurrences. This was where the most dangerous inmates were housed, the maximum security area, North Hall; the inmates called it – The Alamo. There are no actors on the North Walk. It’s just your group, your tour guide, a flashlight, and a few tales from the past. The areas that you will visit include: North Hall, the Boiler Room, The Infirmary, and The Psych Ward. Groups go every 20 minutes starting at 7PM! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this guided tour. If you are planning on attending the Dungeon of Horrors the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART!

Dungeon of Horrors

Over 10,000 people each year are introduced to one of the scariest places behind bars! Get your tickets so you can experience the fright of being locked in a cell, the fear of being lost in a maze, and the terror of an eerie walk through the dungeon of horrors. Will you manage to keep up with your group and not get separated? Do you have what it takes to make it through? Don’t worry, our actors will be there to help you along…… Groups go every 15 minutes starting at 7PM! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this haunted house! If you are planning on attending the North Walk the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART!

Penitentiary North Walk

The North Walk will take you through the oldest part of the former West Virginia Penitentiary. It is also known as the area with the most paranormal activity, a place where murders, violence and brutality were common everyday occurrences. This was where the most dangerous inmates were housed, the maximum security area, North Hall; the inmates called it – The Alamo. There are no actors on the North Walk. It’s just your group, your tour guide, a flashlight, and a few tales from the past. The areas that you will visit include: North Hall, the Boiler Room, The Infirmary, and The Psych Ward. Groups go every 20 minutes starting at 7PM! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this guided tour. If you are planning on attending the Dungeon of Horrors the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART!

Dungeon of Horrors

Over 10,000 people each year are introduced to one of the scariest places behind bars! Get your tickets so you can experience the fright of being locked in a cell, the fear of being lost in a maze, and the terror of an eerie walk through the dungeon of horrors. Will you manage to keep up with your group and not get separated? Do you have what it takes to make it through? Don’t worry, our actors will be there to help you along…… Groups go every 15 minutes starting at 7PM! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this haunted house! If you are planning on attending the North Walk the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART!

Dungeon of Horrors

Over 10,000 people each year are introduced to one of the scariest places behind bars! Get your tickets so you can experience the fright of being locked in a cell, the fear of being lost in a maze, and the terror of an eerie walk through the dungeon of horrors. Will you manage to keep up with your group and not get separated? Do you have what it takes to make it through? Don’t worry, our actors will be there to help you along…… Groups go every 15 minutes starting at 7PM! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this haunted house! If you are planning on attending the North Walk the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART!

Penitentiary North Walk

The North Walk will take you through the oldest part of the former West Virginia Penitentiary. It is also known as the area with the most paranormal activity, a place where murders, violence and brutality were common everyday occurrences. This was where the most dangerous inmates were housed, the maximum security area, North Hall; the inmates called it – The Alamo. There are no actors on the North Walk. It’s just your group, your tour guide, a flashlight, and a few tales from the past. The areas that you will visit include: North Hall, the Boiler Room, The Infirmary, and The Psych Ward. Groups go every 20 minutes starting at 7PM! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this guided tour. If you are planning on attending the Dungeon of Horrors the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART!

Dungeon of Horrors

Over 10,000 people each year are introduced to one of the scariest places behind bars! Get your tickets so you can experience the fright of being locked in a cell, the fear of being lost in a maze, and the terror of an eerie walk through the dungeon of horrors. Will you manage to keep up with your group and not get separated? Do you have what it takes to make it through? Don’t worry, our actors will be there to help you along…… Groups go every 15 minutes starting at 7 p.m.! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this haunted house! If you are planning on attending the North Walk the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART! Hours: 7 p.m. until Close Admisson: $20/ticket

Penitentiary North Walk

The North Walk will take you through the oldest part of the former West Virginia Penitentiary. It is also known as the area with the most paranormal activity, a place where murders, violence and brutality were common everyday occurrences. This was where the most dangerous inmates were housed, the maximum security area, North Hall; the inmates called it – The Alamo. There are no actors on the North Walk. It’s just your group, your tour guide, a flashlight, and a few tales from the past. The areas that you will visit include: North Hall, the Boiler Room, The Infirmary, and The Psych Ward. Groups go every 20 minutes starting at 7PM! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this guided tour. If you are planning on attending the Dungeon of Horrors the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART!

Dungeon of Horrors

Over 10,000 people each year are introduced to one of the scariest places behind bars! Get your tickets so you can experience the fright of being locked in a cell, the fear of being lost in a maze, and the terror of an eerie walk through the dungeon of horrors. Will you manage to keep up with your group and not get separated? Do you have what it takes to make it through? Don’t worry, our actors will be there to help you along…… Groups go every 15 minutes starting at 7 p.m.! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this haunted house! If you are planning on attending the North Walk the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART! Hours: 7 p.m. until Close Admission: $20/ticket

Dungeon of Horrors

Over 10,000 people each year are introduced to one of the scariest places behind bars! Get your tickets so you can experience the fright of being locked in a cell, the fear of being lost in a maze, and the terror of an eerie walk through the dungeon of horrors. Will you manage to keep up with your group and not get separated? Do you have what it takes to make it through? Don’t worry, our actors will be there to help you along…… Admission: $20/ticket Groups go every 15 minutes starting at 7 p.m.! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this haunted house! If you are planning on attending the North Walk the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART!

R.I.P. Night

Dress Rehearsal for the Dungeon of Horrors The Dungeon of Horrors will be having a rehearsal show that is open to the public! $5 Admission. You can purchase tickets ONLY at the front gate. Ticket sales will begin approximately at 7:45 p.m., and the first group will go in at 8 p.m. If we have a larger crowd, we will take groups every 15 minutes.

Penitentiary Photography Tour

$100/person Photography License Agreement available Introducing West Virginia Penitentiary’s Photography Tour! This is not a guided tour, you will be roaming at your own pace and leisure after a brief walk-through. The gate will be opened approximately 15 minutes prior to the tour time for check-in. Each photographer is responsible for their own equipment, and is required to sign a waiver/agreement upon check-in. June, July, and August you will be sharing the facility with tour groups. We ask that you refrain from blocking doors and pathways, and keep the floor clear of equipment that may cause a hazard to guests. During your photography tour, you will be allowed access to areas that are not accessible to the public on a regular basis. The areas that are available during a photography tour are as follows: (a map is available upon request) The Sugar Shack The Boiler Room The Infirmary The Psych Ward North and South recreation yards North Hall and New Wall (cell blocks) Visitation Kitchen and Cafeteria You do not have to be a professional photographer to take advantage of this opportunity. We welcome professionals, amateurs, artists, and everyone in between! You may bring drinks and snacks, NO ALCOHOL. Please pick up and dispose of your mess. There is no heat or air conditioning throughout our facility. The building will be extremely HOT in the summer and extremely COLD in the winter. Please dress according to the weather! We will NOT postpone due to rain, this is a rain-or-shine event. Tickets are Non-Refundable and MUST be purchased online. Online ticket sales end at 9:00pm EST the evening before a scheduled photography tour to notify staff to be on hand. *We offer a Group Rate for schools and students. *Special pricing for filming Please call 304-845-6200 for Pricing and Details.

Twilight Penitentiary Tours

Hours: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Price: $30/person ages 13 and older. Come spend the twilight hours with us, and get a THRILL of a lifetime!! You will receive a 90-minute guided tour full of historic and paranormal information, and then have an opportunity to roam the halls on your own.

Twilight Penitentiary Tours

Hours: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Price: $30/person ages 13 and older. Come spend the twilight hours with us, and get a THRILL of a lifetime!! You will receive a 90-minute guided tour full of historic and paranormal information, and then have an opportunity to roam the halls on your own.

Penitentiary Ghost Adventures

Want to see what it is REALLY like to spend the night in prison – but with no living residents…..Book your Saturday night with us for Ghost Adventures! Tour the facility with a guide for a 90-minute guided tour, and then roam the halls on your own. See who you can find “living” in the Sugar Shack or North Hall, look for patients in the psych ward, or try to sit in a cell – we dare you! Bring a friend, bring all your friends or come by yourself! We require that each person respect the facility and other investigators attending the event. For ages 18 and older only.

Twilight Penitentiary Tours

Hours: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Price: $30/person ages 13 and older Come spend the twilight hours with us, and get a THRILL of a lifetime!! You will receive a 90-minute guided tour full of historic and paranormal information, and then have an opportunity to roam the halls on your own.

Penitentiary Ghost Adventures

Want to see what it is REALLY like to spend the night in prison – but with no living residents…..Book your Saturday night with us for Ghost Adventures! Tour the facility with a guide for a 90-minute guided tour, and then roam the halls on your own. See who you can find “living” in the Sugar Shack or North Hall, look for patients in the psych ward, or try to sit in a cell – we dare you! Bring a friend, bring all your friends or come by yourself! We require that each person respect the facility and other investigators attending the event. Ages 18 and older only.

Thriller Thursday

Why wait for the weekend to have fun? Get started early with Thriller Thursdays! Make plans with your friends to spend three thrilling hours with us that you won’t soon forget! You will receive a 90-minute guided tour full of historic and paranormal information, and then have an opportunity to roam the halls on your own. For ages 15 and older.

Penitentiary Ghost Adventures

Want to see what it is REALLY like to spend the night in prison – but with no living residents…..Book your Saturday night with us for Ghost Adventures! Tour the facility with a guide for a 90-minute guided tour, and then roam the halls on your own. See who you can find “living” in the Sugar Shack or North Hall, look for patients in the psych ward, or try to sit in a cell – we dare you! Bring a friend, bring all your friends or come by yourself! We require that each person respect the facility and other investigators attending the event. 18 and older.

Twilight Penitentiary Tours

7pm – 10pm $30/person 13 and older Come spend the twilight hours with us, and get a THRILL of a lifetime!! You will receive a 90-minute guided tour full of historic and paranormal information, and then have an opportunity to roam the halls on your own.

Lake Shawnee Abandoned Amusement Park Daytime Tour

Daytime paranormal tours.