The Archives department is responsible for the cataloging and displaying of items connected to the Reformatory's history. In addition to the preservation of artifacts, oral histories are also collected. For further information on the Archives department, contact Rebecca Mckinnell at





    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.