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Neat place

Awesome place, still in remodel mode, but awesome. Highly recommend checking this place out. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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Fun Birthday Outing

Since this year marks the 25th anniversary of the movie The Shawshank Redemption I wanted to visit... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2019
Dublin, Ohio
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100 Reformatory Rd, Mansfield, OH 44905-1208
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome place, still in remodel mode, but awesome. Highly recommend checking this place out. The architecture is cool as heck

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank W_J_Bohdan
Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

Since this year marks the 25th anniversary of the movie The Shawshank Redemption I wanted to visit where the movie was filmed for my birthday. What a great time. We decided to do the guided tour and I am very glad we did. Our guide,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SarahPU
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Made a trip down from Sandusky with my 2 young adult son's. We had the best time ever. The staff is awesome. The Reformitory is huge. If you go during the winter dress very warm, as many areas are not heated. I was also told...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

We enjoyed this - the history was interesting and the guided tour very informative. Our guide was a third generation prison worker and she was great. The warden's headquarters were definitely something to see and imagine how it would have been to actually live there...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Diedre C
Reviewed February 10, 2019

My wife had the idea of visiting the place where The Shawshank Redemption was filmed, so along with another couple, on a particularly cold February day, we made the drive. At the ticket booth, you have the option of general admittance, self guided tour, self...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

Had an awesome time. Went through the reformatory, sat in a cell, and got some great info about the reformatory!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rach31_0
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

We had been wanting to visit for a while, and decided to go when I found tickets on Groupon. It was really interesting, amazing to see how so many people lived. I felt like the self guided tour could have been a little better marked....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank trowland2018
Reviewed December 31, 2018

I had no idea this place would be so interesting, but I sure am glad I went! Built on an old military training camp, this castle-like structure is incredible and well worth visiting.

Date of experience: August 2018
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March 17, 2019|
Response from SarahPU | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are guided tours. We had a fantastic guide. The price of the guided tour includes being able to do every you can do on a self guided tour, go back and cover anything over again on your own, but the guide... More