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.

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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!