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These 5 Creepy Asylums In Michigan Are Still Standing… And Still Disturbing

The very thought of an asylum conjures up disturbing images of lobotomies, patients wasting away in decrepit cell-like rooms, and the criminally insane mixing dangerously close to depressed housewives. It also has us thinking about the thousands of unfortunate souls who had no chance of ever leaving. Instead they were left to die, their ghosts forever remaining to haunt the halls of their earthly prisons. Here are some such places in Michigan that still keep you up at night with fear.

These are some of the more prominent asylums, sanitariums, and state hospitals with haunting pasts in Michigan. Which of these do you find most creepy? Tell us in the comments below!

Serena Maria Daniels
Serena Maria Daniels is an award-winning freelance journalist in Detroit, by way of Chicago, by way of the West Coast. She writes about Michigan for OIYS. Serena enjoys learning about language and culture and taking road trips with her beagle Ralph.