This companion tour allows travel through the areas designed to hold the criminally insane for over a century. Learn about the admissions process and the riot that stopped it all. Tours leave on the hour.
$15.00 + tax
Note: Please dress appropriately for the current weather conditions. It is hot in the summer and cold in the winter inside the building.
2019 dates available soon
The photography tours allow you entry to the interiors of the Kirkbride, the Medical Center, Geriatric building, exteriors of all buildings, and the grounds. This is a semi guided tour without historic information. Check in for the photography tour is ½ hour before the start time.
Due to insurance reasons, drones are not allowed on the property.
Please dress appropriately for the weather.
Morning Photo Tour (8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)
$100 + tax
Afternoon Photo Tour (1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
$100 + tax
$150 + tax
Need more information? Please call 304-269-5070.
The VIP Tour is an exclusive tour which includes a combination of
daytime tours. On this tour, you will walk through the Kirkbride building
with an experienced, knowledgeable guide. This tour does not have a
standardized script or tour route. It combines history, paranormal,
Civil War, architecture, and treatments. The guide will follow the interests
of the group in an interactive way allowing for conversation, questions
and a customized tour experience. It is 90 minutes long and offered on Wednesdays
at 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
$35.00 + tax