Explore the darker side of the Reformatory's history.
The Paranormal Program at the Ohio State Reformatory provides a unique way to experience the building's macabre history. Most of the paranormal programs are conducted in the evening with the guidance of a knowledgeable tour guide. The Paranormal Program includes Ghost Hunt Challenge, Intermediate/Advanced Ghost Hunts, Private Paranormal Investigations, Ghost Walks, Ghost Hunt Classes, and Special Paranormal Events. Ghost hunting equipment, books, and merchandise are available through our Museum Store.
Ghost Hunt Challenge For ages 18+
If you’re curious about the paranormal and crave a unique thrilling adventure, accept the challenge and join us on a Ghost Hunt at The Ohio State Reformatory. This program is specifically designed for novice ghost hunters that perhaps have seen the shows and are ready to experience the foreboding history of the notoriously violent prison.
Intermediate/Advanced Ghost Hunt For ages 18+
Those looking for an authentic paranormal investigation will enjoy the privilege of extended access to the 250,00 sq. ft building, the quiet and visceral environment, and the feeling of exclusivity of the space as the number of participants is kept intentionally intimate.
Private Paranormal Investigation For ages 18+
Groups and professional ghost hunters will enjoy the exclusivity of a private event.
Ghost Walks For ages 13+
Let our guides fill you with stories of hauntings and horror as they lead you through the prison in the dark.
Ghost Hunt Classes For ages 13+
Interested in understanding the field of paranormal investigating better? Try various forms of ghost hunting equipment while professional investigators instruct you on the world and culture of ghost hunting.
Special Ghost Hunt Events
The Reformatory often hosts celebrity investigators and renowned ghost hunters and historians. Check out these upcoming dates to join in!
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