Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum

November 2021 Asylum Tour with George Eberts!

Are you looking for an outdoor activity that the whole family can enjoy? SOHC is happy to announce November’s walking tour of the Athens Asylum will be on Saturday, November 13th at 2:00 pm! Join long-time Appalachian Behavioral Health employee and Athens Asylum advocate, George Eberts, for an engaging tour of the grounds and cemeteries. Learn about the history of mental health treatment, from the Kirkbride Plan to the present day, as well as George’s personal anecdotes.

11/13/2021. 2pm. Tickets are $15 for members and $18 for non-members. Students are $10, and children under 12 are free. Non-members can pay $20 and receive admission to the History Center, too!

This is a two hour outdoor walking tour, so please plan accordingly.

Meet in front of the Kennedy Museum of Art. 100 Ridges Cir, Athens, OH 45701-6812, United States

****Due to the popularity of our tours we now request preregistration.****

Call SOHC at 740-592-2280 ext.100 to reserve your spot. Space will be limited.

Rain Policy: We conduct the Asylum Tour in rain or shine so please bring appropriate clothing and umbrellas as conditions require. Cancellation will take place only if dangerous weather such as lighting storm or high winds are active. In winter months, if there is a level 2 or 3 snow emergency, the tour will be canceled as well. In the event of cancellation, those with prepaid tickets can call us and choose either another tour or receive a refund.
REFUND POLICY: Refunds will be given only under the following circumstances:
• Requests that are pre-paid and made at least 48 Hours prior to tour.
• Active lightening storms- you will be given either tickets to attend another tour of your choice, or, ticket price will be refunded. Rain DOES NOT cancel the tours- please bring appropriate rain/weather gear.
• Level 2 or higher snow emergency