Are you in town for Ohio Brew Week and looking for a unique experience? Join the Southeast Ohio History Center for an outdoor walking tour of the buildings and grounds of the Athens Asylum!
Long-time Asylum employee, George Eberts, shares funny and poignant stories as well as the remarkable history of the Athens Asylum. These informational and entertaining tours provide an intimate look into the methods of mental health treatment in the 19th and 20th Centuries, and are one of the most popular programs offered by the History Center.
- First tour is 2-4pm
- Second is 4-6pm
Tours meet in front of the Kennedy Museum of Art at the Ridges.
Tickets are $15 per person, and $12 for History Center members. All participants will receive discounted admission to the History Center to see the Athens Asylum exhibit!