West Virginia Penitentiary - Moundsville Prison Tours
818 Jefferson Ave.
Moundsville, WEST VIRGINIA 26041
Contact phone: 304-845-6200
Contact phone 2: 304-845-6529
Web site: http://www.wvpentours.com
Contact e-mail: email@example.com
Prison Tours -
Don't miss the opportunity to experience the shock of what life was like behind the huge, cold walls of the former Moundsville penitentiary. It is in the National Historic Register, and encompasses over 10 acres. This gothic-style prison was constructed during the Civil War era and remained open until 1995. PRISION TOURS: April - November, Tuesday - Sunday.
Ghost Hunts -
Come join us for an all night ghost hunt of a different kind! Roam the halls and cells of the gothic structure that once housed many of the nation’s most dangerous criminals. (Many say that they are still there!) Walk with experienced paranormal investigators as they explore the spirits from the darker side of humanity using the latest in technology. Or DARE TO EXPLORE ON YOUR OWN!! Ghost Hunts are open to the public, 18 and over, please.
This facility is included in "A Guide to Accessible Recreation in West Virginia."
Please check the Guide or the site for information on accessibility. Please note - a self-reporting survey was used to compile the information in this Guide; every attempt was made to verify the accuracy of the information but West Virginia Division of Tourism is not responsible for errors or inaccuracies.