Hollywood Meets History at the Ohio State Reformatory Public Guided Tour



Explore the reformatory’s historical prison timeline alongside the equally iconic, fictional story of Andy Dufresne from the 1994 film The Shawshank Redemption.

Duration:  1hr 30mins
Cancellation:  No refunds for cancelled bookings
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  • Head out on a guided, one-hour and thirty-minute adventure through the halls of The Ohio State Reformatory
  • Navigate through the building with one of the experienced guides to learn about The Reformatory’s compelling history
  • Weave in and out of various hallways and rooms, while checking out the building’s unique architecture

What's Included

  • Guided tour

Additional Information

  • Tour contains many stairs and tight spaces


  • Strollers are not allowed on guided tours
  • We strongly recommend children be at least 42” tall to ensure their safety

Cancellation policy

  • All ticket purchases are final and non-refundable
  • Tickets can be transferred to another date
  • If you are unable to attend tickets can also be transferred to a different guest

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Meeting location:  100 Reformatory Rd




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