Donations - Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society


The Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supporting The Ohio State Reformatory. We are entirely funded by donations and every donation we receive goes directly into the maintenance and restoration of this historic location. Please help us ensure this prestigious landmark will continue to inspire and educate for years to come by making a donation.

Donate online, or download and print the donation form and mail to:

Ohio State Reformatory

Attn: Donations
100 Reformatory Rd
Mansfield, OH 44905 

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Make the most of your gift. Your company may offer a matching gift program when you donate to the Preservation Society. 

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Other Ways to Give

Amnesty for Artifacts

Have an item related to The Ohio State Reformatory or to the movies filmed here? We’d love to add them to our collection! Bring your item to your next OSR visit, and in exchange, you will receive 2 free tour tickets. All items are tax deductible; submit a donation form during your visit to receive a receipt for your donation.

Embrace the Past Brick Program

Purchase a custom engraved brick to be placed in our entryway courtyard and share in the rich history The Ohio State Reformatory has enjoyed.

  • 4”x 8” brick with up to 3 lines and 20 characters per line: $100
  • 8”x 8” brick with up to 6 lines and 20 characters per line: $200
  • 8”x 8” corporate brick with a logo: $400

Your gift will preserve this historic courtyard as a lasting monument and secure it for future generations. 

Embrace the Past Order Form

Amazon Smile Program

Are you an online shopper? When you #StartWithaSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to the Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society. Bookmark the link,, or register with your Amazon account, and start shopping at

The Ohio State Reformatory
100 Reformatory Rd, Mansfield, OH 44905
Phone: (419) 522-2644 • Email:

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The Ohio State Reformatory is open 11am-4pm daily.

$19 per person for self-guided tours (Labor Day-November 17th), $35 per person for guided tours.

The tour route is adjusted Labor Day-November 17th due to the Blood Prison Haunted House setup. A $6 discount will be offered on self-guided tickets during this time. Guided tours will still be 90-minutes long and are still full-price, but the tour visits different areas than normal. There is no access to solitary confinement, the ground floor of the cell blocks, the showers, or the bullpen. If you want full access to the tour route, please plan to attend outside of this window.

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