Logansport, Indiana: Insane Asylum Museum

At a mental hospital that opened in 1888 and once housed over 2,500 patients. See the dummy on the electroshock table and the inmate artwork on the walls. Reopened in 2015.

Longcliff Museum

Address:
1098 Old State Rd 25, Logansport, IN
Directions:
Longcliff Museum. On the grounds of Logansport State Hospital. Southwest of the city. From downtown drive west on Market St. Turn south at the stoplight (McDonald's) onto S. Cicott St. Cross the river, then bear right at the stop sign onto Old State Rd 25. Drive one mile. You'll see flagpoles for the Hospital on the right. Just past them, turn right to enter the hospital grounds.
Hours:
By appt. Alt. 574-737-3612 or 574-737-3712 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
574-737-3709
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Longcliff Museum

Visit Indiana's oldest operating mental hospital. Displays at the Longcliff Museum offer a glimpse into patient life and treatment from 1888 to today. Tours are available by appointment only.

[Nicole Procise, 04/06/2016]

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