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St. Elizabeths Hospital
Government testing at the asylum briefly explored using marijuana as a "truth serum" on Nazi prisoners of war.
Added by Elliot Carter
Crownsville Hospital Center
The United States' third asylum for African Americans is haunted by its horrible history.
Added by lazyyarts
Kent County Lunatic Asylum (Oakwood Hospital)
This former abandoned hospital, a complex of stunning 19th century buildings, once housed 2,000 psychiatric patients.
Added by Bearded Zombie
This abandoned hospital was home to a 1930s eugenics experiment which forced the sterilization of patients.
Added by treadwaycb
Wingdale, New York
Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center
An abandoned asylum once on the cutting edge of lobotomies may be reborn as a Christian college.
Added by cgrant7692
Ovid, New York
Willard Asylum for the Chronic Insane
An abandoned asylum where patients have been forgotten but their possessions remain.
Added by Molly McBride Jacobson
Bohnický Hřbitov Cemetery
An old insane asylum graveyard that's been abandoned for half a century attracts those seeking a dark thrill.
Added by toursatickets
Peoria State Hospital
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Medfield State Hospital
Unlike other abandoned asylums this empty institution welcomes visitors, just don't go in the buildings.
Added by kendrawashere
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Fernald State School
Run by a eugenics advocate, this aging institution conducted secret radiation experiments sponsored by Quaker Oats.
Added by jrginsbe
Danvers Hospital for the Criminally Insane
Basis for H.P. Lovecraft's horror stories and Batman's Arkham Asylum, now a horrifying condo.
Added by Dylan
La Grande, Oregon
Hot Lake Hotel
A haunted hot springs hotel that went from healing retreat to insane asylum before it was abandoned.
Added by sharn
Saint-Paul de Mausole
The mental institution where Van Gogh created some of his most famous work now allows guests to walk in the artist's footsteps.
Added by easydistance
Beit Jala, West Bank
The Shrine of Saint George
Ancient chapel with an insane history.
Added by colindickey
Austin State School Farm Colony
Now abandoned, this East Austin school for the disabled began as the "State Colony for the Feeble-minded."
Added by Andie
Oregon State Hospital Museum of Mental Health
An institution that preserves the history of the Institution.
New York, New York
Roosevelt Island Octagon Tower
A former insane asylum despised by Nelly Bly and Charles Dickens is now fashionable condos.
Added by Annetta Black
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