Amnesty for Artifacts

Have an item or items related to the Ohio State Reformatory? What about items or photos that may be related to the movies (Shawshank, Tango and Cash, Air Force One, Harr

Embrace the Past Brick Program

We are asking for your help with our "Embrace the Past" campaign to restore the entryway courtyard in the front of this unique 19th century structure, the Ohio State Reformatory.

Society Membership

Become a Society Member today. The Ohio State Reformatory offers memberships to individuals and families who want to immerse themselves even further into the history of this historic site.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Program OSR has a wonderful group of volunteers who share their time assisting with tours, Ghost Hunts, the Gift Shop, and various events at OSR. Our team of vo


The Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society (MRPS) is a non-profit organization supporting the Ohio State Reformatory. Support the Reformatory by donating today.

Volunteer Calendar

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.