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  1. 1. Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, Weston, WV 26452 www.talawv.com Paranormal Tour Line up Purpose: To allow individuals to decide for themselves whether the paranormal really exists, each tour lasts 90 minutes to eight hours depending on the tour, or combination tour package. Cost: As low as $30 per person, per tour with discounts available for each tour listed for groups of 40 or more Daytime Paranormal Tour: (90 min) - $35.00 A less spooky guided tour of the hot spots in our nine acre Asylum. Pictures are allowed so don‟t forget camera. Nighttime Paranormal Tour: (120 min) - $40.00 A guided tour of the 4 hottest spots in this 242,000 sq. foot Asylum. Once everyone is registered, we'll break the groups up and assign guides. Please make sure everyone stays with your guide...You never know what could happen if you break from the group. Private Ghost Hunts: (8 hours) - $150.00 $100.00 Have you or your guests ever thought about spending the night in a haunted lunatic asylum? Our Ghost Hunts last from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. (excludes October) what happens? After a brief paranormal tour guests may either hunt alone or with our experienced ghost hunting guides. Bring your camera, digital recorder, and EMF meter for your exploration of this massive gothic asylum! TALA guides are here to ensure that you have a positive and safe evening. Main and Auxiliary buildings hunts are available. NEW Lilly Ghost Hunts: (4 hours) - $70.00 All of the fun of a hunt in half the time! Get everyone home before 1:00 a.m. with an awesome experience to share forever. Main and Auxiliary buildings Lilly hunts are available. Flashlight Tour: (30 min) - $10.00 The Asylum can also combine history and paranormal happenings all in one thirty minute tour. Customized paranormal and historic tour combinations are also available. Please contact Amy at 304-269-5070 to schedule your tour today. Access to the Museum and Patient Art Gallery are complimentary with each tour purchased. Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum (TALA) 71 Asylum Drive, Weston, WV 26452 Phone: 304-269-5070 Email: amy@talawv.com
  2. 2. Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, Weston, WV 26452 www.talawv.com Historic Tour Line up Purpose: To bring education yet entertaining tours and a once in a lifetime experience to visitors, each tour lasting 45 minutes to eight hours depending on the tour, or combination tour package. Cost: As low as $9 per person, per tour with discounts available for each tour listed for groups of 25 or more 1st Floor (45 min) - $10.00 Learn about the pioneers of humane treatment for the mentally ill while visiting the first two wards for the patients and see the Civil War Section of the hospital. Hear about the gold robbery that helped West Virginia become a state and how being a border state affected the area. $10.00 All 4 Floors plus the first floor of the Medical Center (90 min) - $30.00 This tour includes all of the first floor tour experience plus, step back in time to the 1935 fire that destroyed four wards of the Asylum. Visit the doctors' apartments, nurses‟ quarters; Ward F where the most deviant of patients were kept, and explore the first floor of the Medical Center. Learn the history of medical treatments performed in asylums as well as how this facility helped the local community through two wars and the depression. $30.00 The Civil War Tour (45 min) - $25.00 $15.00 Celebrate the West Virginia Civil War Sesquicentennial at the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. Step back in time on this walking tour of the Asylum and the grounds. The historic community holds fascinating stories of Civil War raids, gold robberies, and remarkable citizens. Trace the footsteps of men who went on to lead our country as presidents. Identified on the Civil War Trails map as a vital location during the conflict, this is an excellent stop on a state wide Civil War excursion. Tour Availability is subject to weather conditions. The Cemetery and Farm Tour (70 min) - $25.00 $15.00 Enjoy an open air wagon ride while learning about therapeutic labor, the process of purchasing and developing TALA's land, the Farm, coal mine, struggles to obtain water, and more. Also explored is the history of the three cemeteries of patients located along the tour route. Tour Availability is subject to weather conditions. New: NEW Architectural Tour: 75 minute - $20.00 German and Irish craftsmen worked over twenty-one years building this Gothic Asylum. See firsthand the unique details making it one of the most exceptional structures in the United States. Please contact Amy at 304-269-5070 to schedule your tour today. Access to the Museum and Patient Art Gallery are complimentary with each tour purchased and that time should be considered when booking. Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum (TALA) 71 Asylum Drive, Weston, WV 26452 Phone: 304-269-5070 Email: amy@talawv.com
  3. 3. Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, Weston, WV 26452 www.talawv.com Theater at the Asylum 2014 Purpose: To bring high-quality touring performances and participatory events to Tour Operators, each lasting the duration of 1 hour minimum to 1 hour, 45 minutes maximum to meet the needs of Bus Tours. Cost: $30 to $40 per person, per performance for plays and each play includes a first floor tour with access to the Museum and Patient Art Gallery April 12, 2014 WORLD PREMIERE! Three Gothic Doctors and Their “Sons”: an original musical that examines the relationship of Jekyll and Hyde; Moreau and Sayer of the Law; and Frankenstein and the Creature June 7, 2014 WORLD PREMIERE! Sarah’s Song by Suzanne Rudnytsky: a 20th century song cycle inspired by Robert Schumann‟s 19th century song cycle “Frauenliebe und Leben.” The unifying theme for the production is one woman‟s loves and life. The story chronicles various moments and events in this woman‟s life throughout a sixty year span. June 28, 2014 The Brothers McWhorter and WORLD PREMIERE! Lavender Leprechauns: Two original plays by Ronald Brown. The Brothers McWhorter is about a Weston family during the Civil War. Lavender Leprechauns presents the tensions and heartbreak in one West Virginia family when a coal company wants to buy the family farm. August 30, 2014 WORLD PREMIERE! Selection Day by Sam Graber: What comes next for a country normalized to government surveillance? A look at a potential near future of the youth of the United States September 20, 2014 WORLD PREMIERE! Poe: A haunted life: using his best-known stories and poetry, hosted by an actor playing Poe and several characters in his tales. This play examines the themes in his works and life in a format that allows the audience to ask questions of Poe at the end of the show. November 8, 2014 Love Letters by AR Gurney: This two-person, award-winning play is done as readers theatre spanning 40 years of letters exchanged between two people. Call Amy at 304-269-5070 to book your groups play today. The Historic tour of the Asylum is included in this price. Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum (TALA) 71 Asylum Drive, Weston, WV 26452 Phone: 304-269-5070 Email: amy@talawv.com
  4. 4. Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, Weston, WV 26452 www.talawv.com Theater on Demand Purpose: To bring high-quality touring performances and participatory events to Tour Operators, each lasting the duration of 1 hour minimum to 1 hour, 45 minutes maximum to meet the needs of Bus Tours. Cost: $20 to $25 per person, per performance for plays and improvisational comedy with discounts available for multiple performances Beginning April 2014 Three Gothic Doctors and Their “Sons”: an original musical that examines the relationship of Jekyll and Hyde; Moreau and Say of the Law; and Frankenstein and the Monster The Brothers McWhorter and Lavender Leprechauns: Two original plays by Ronald Brown. The Brothers McWhorter is about a Weston family during the Civil War. Lavender Leprechauns presents the tensions and heartbreak in one West Virginia family when a coal company wants to buy the family farm. Love Letters by AR Gurney: This two-person, award-winning play is done as readers theatre (this is an alternative to the more horror-themed offerings, although it does end with a suicide [unseen]) Whose Asylum is it Anyway?: An hour of improvisational comedy, driven by audience suggestions collected before and during the performance Beginning July 2014 Poe: A Haunted Life: using his best-known stories and poetry, hosted by an actor playing Poe and several characters in his tales. This play examines the themes in his works and life in a format that allows the audience to ask questions of Poe at the end of the show. Preview for 2015 Monsters, Music, and Mayhem: A comedy-horror musical set in the 1980s that is Rocky Horror meets Dr. Horrible‟s Sing-Along meets Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine meets Thomas Dolby, with monsters, music, mayhem and the maddest Professor you‟ve ever met, all with a fun-filled „80s sensibility and sound! Five Potential Brides for a Cold-Blooded Killer: A staged reading piece that uncovers the history, motivations, and secrets of a serial killer serving life in a maximum security prison through the letters he exchanges with five women who propose marriage to him Merry Christmas, Mr. Cratchit: A new musical. Tim Cratchit is now all grown up and running Marley, Scrooge, and Cratchit. When a pair of villainous schemers comes to town to try and take over the local orphanage [“Scrooge House”] and the lending house, only the ghost of Ebenezer Scrooge can save the day. Call Amy at 304-269-5070 to book your groups play today. Tours of the Asylum are not included in this price. Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum (TALA) 71 Asylum Drive, Weston, WV 26452 Phone: 304-269-5070 Email: amy@talawv.com

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