Ohio State Reformatory


This eerie, enormous and historic building is located in Mansfield, OH. The massive, awe-inspiring locale is recognized primarily as not only one of the most haunted reformatories in the country, but also as the filming location for multiple hollywood films. The most famous film being the 1994 cinematic classic, The Shawshank Redemption, starring hollywood legends Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins.

The venue is centrally located between Cleveland and Columbus and within 5 hour driving radius of Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Detroit, Louisville, Buffalo, and Pittsburgh. Perfect for a Road Trip! 

For the full history click HERE


100 Reformatory Rd Mansfield, OH 44905


Inkcarceration Festival 2018 Venue Gallery