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Masterpiece Crystal
Attraction type: Art Galleries
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum(Weston)
Owner description: More European castle than American hospital, this former insane asylum offers customized tours. e.g. Museum Tour, Civil War Tours, Asylum Treatments and History and the... more Owner description: More European castle than American hospital, this former insane asylum offers customized tours. e.g. Museum Tour, Civil War Tours, Asylum Treatments and History and the Paranormal. This Gothic National Historic Landmark holds 130 years of American history’s dark side.
1st Floor (45 min) - $10.00Learn 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.$10.00All 4 Floors plus the first floor of the Medical Center (90 min) - $30.00This 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.$30.00The Civil War Tour (75 min) - $25.00Celebrate 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) - $25.00Enjoy 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.Combination Tours:Cemetery and Farm Tour Combo – (3 hours) - $50This tour includes the Four Floor Tour and the Cemetery and Farm TourTour Availability is subject to weather conditions. Civil War Tour Combo – (3 hours) - $50This tour includes the Four Floor Tour and the Civil War Tour. Tour Availability is subject to weather conditions. Paranormal Tour Combo – (3 hours) - $55This tour includes the 90 minute daytime Paranormal Tours (Sat. 1, 4, and 6pm and Sun. 1 and 4pm) and either the Civil War Tour or the Cemetery and Farm Tour. Tour Availability is subject to weather conditions Daytime Paranormal Tours (1.5 hours) - $35This is the daylight version of our paranormal tour given only on Saturdays at 1:00 pm, 4:00 pm, and 6:00 pm and Sundays at 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm. This is a guided tour of the hottest spots in this 242,000 sq. foot Asylum. Tickets for these tours can only be purchased in person and are first come first served. Photography Tours - (4 to 8 hours) - $100/$150Check out the campus on a semi-guided photo tour with access to most of the buildings on campus. less
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Museum of American Glass
Museum of American Glass(Weston)
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead
WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead(Weston)
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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Mountaineer Military Museum
Mountaineer Military Museum(Weston)
Attraction type: Military Museums
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Main Street Cafe & Grill, Jane Lew WV
Main Street Cafe & Grill, Jane Lew WV
Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Jane Lew
Price: $5 - $9
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Reservations
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Jane Lew Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 2 Restaurants in Jane Lew

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Thyme Bistro
Thyme Bistro
Ranked #1 of 26 Restaurants in Weston
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Don Patron Mexican Grill
Ranked #2 of 26 Restaurants in Weston
Cuisines: Mexican
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Second and Center Cafe
Ranked #3 of 26 Restaurants in Weston
Cuisines: American

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Nearby recommended accommodations:

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Weston
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Weston
$130 - $156
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Weston
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Stonewall Resort
Stonewall Resort
$141 - $342
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Roanoke
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Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Buckhannon
2.0 of 5
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Buckhannon
$92 - $141
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Buckhannon
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