Ohio State Reformatory

Admission to the Ohio State Reformatory is approx. $25/person for self-guided tours and $35/person for guided tours.

  • Open: Daily tours offered April 1 – September 1 from 11am – 4pm. Limited hours & days from Sept – Apr.
  • Location: (Map It) 100 Reformatory Road in Mansfield, Ohio
  • Phone: 419-522-2644
  • Web: https://www.mrps.org/
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Click here to read an in-depth multimedia article about the Ohio State Reformatory (Shawshank Prison), including plenty of photos and videos.

Ohio State Reformatory (OSR) in Mansfield was showcased in the epic movie Shawshank Redemption.  The “Shawshank Prison” offers a variety of tours in the intermediate state prison that was known as the Ohio State Reformatory.  A Hollywood tour involves many of the most famous sites from the movie including the tunnel Andy Dufresne dug to escape. The historic prison is also said to be haunted, and the museum offers ghost hunts with the help of professional ghost hunters.