Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum is just w. off I-79 exit 99 at 71 Asylum Dr. Guided tours of this Civil War-era psychiatric hospital take visitors through the former medical center, patient wards and nurses' quarters in the facility. Tour guides explain the architecture of the hospital as well as its influence on local and national history. Paranormal and overnight tours also are available with reservations.
Some exhibits at the former state mental hospital may be explicit. Some paranormal activity has been reported.
Guided tours are available. Pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.).
Ninety-minute history tour $30; 45-minute history tour $10 for adults.
Hours: History tours offered Tues.-Fri. and Sun. noon-6, Sat. 10-8, Mon. by appointment, late Mar.-early Nov. Additional tours are available; phone for departure times and prices. Allow 1 hour minimum.