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June 19, 2017

Pipe manufactured by The Akron Smoking Company found during the restoration process of the West Administrative Wing of the Ohio State Reformatory.

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Restoration Updates

June 19, 2017

The restoration of the assistant warden's living quarters, also known as Warden Norton's office in the Shawshank Redemption, was finalized in May of 2017.

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Opening Soon: Ohio Corrections Museum featuring the original Ohio State electric chair

June 5, 2017

The Ohio State Penitentiary Museum, including the original electric chair, will be opening soon! Check back for the opening date!

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Walk the same halls as history's most infamous prisoners. Immerse yourself into the foundation that formed The Shawshank Redemption. Whether you're hunting for the paranormal or simply looking to tour the beautiful architecture, you can find it here at The Ohio State Reformatory.