A Maximum Security Prison Was Completely Abandoned In Michigan And What’s Left Is Haunting

The Detroit House of Corrections was once one of the most notorious prisons Michigan. Today, it is a ruined husk. This abandoned maximum security facility once held a motley assortment of the state’s criminals, but now holds nothing but a chilling atmosphere, peeling paint, and plenty of vintage finds. Read on for a preview of the fascinating footage from YouTube channel “TheUnknownCameraman.”

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Most of the buildings in this prison complex are well-secured, and security officers patrol the property 24/7. Take a look at the inside of this massive ruin below: