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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

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 7 p.m.! 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…… 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!

Penitentiary North Walk

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! 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.

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.

Penitentiary Twilight Tours

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. 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Admission: $30/person 13 and older

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! Enjoy an informative 90-minute guided tour, and then roam the halls on your own. You ARE REQUIRED to purchase Ghost Adventures tickets online Tickets are NOT sold at the door for this event. 11 p.m. - 6 a.m.; $65/person ages 18 and older. http://www.wvpentours.com/tours_ghostadventures.htm

Twilight Tour

7:00pm – 10:00pm (3 hours) $30 per person Up to 30 people may attend this event. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AGES 13 YEARS AND OLDER* Paranormal License Agreement In response to the number of requests from the "under 18" age group wanting to be part of a paranormal event, we have added Twilight Tours for all individuals 13 years and older! Enjoy an evening at the prison during the Twilight hours of selected Fridays and Saturdays! Plan a night out with your friends or alone (if you dare). Bring your flashlight, camera, and equipment, and walk the halls of what was once the bloodiest institution in the nation. Participants will take a 90-minute guided tour of the facility and then have some time to investigate the facility on their own. Individuals must be 13 years of age or older. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Twilight Tour

7:00pm – 10:00pm (3 hours) $30 per person Up to 30 people may attend this event. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AGES 13 YEARS AND OLDER* Paranormal License Agreement In response to the number of requests from the "under 18" age group wanting to be part of a paranormal event, we have added Twilight Tours for all individuals 13 years and older! Enjoy an evening at the prison during the Twilight hours of selected Fridays and Saturdays! Plan a night out with your friends or alone (if you dare). Bring your flashlight, camera, and equipment, and walk the halls of what was once the bloodiest institution in the nation. Participants will take a 90-minute guided tour of the facility and then have some time to investigate the facility on their own. Individuals must be 13 years of age or older. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.