Hauntings and history come together during select weekends in October at the 1859 Jail and Marshal’s Home in Independence, MO.
1859 Jail and Marshal’s Home Ghost Tours
While taking a guided tour of the 1859 Jail and Marshal’s Home, guests will also hear about history, ghostly tales and apparitions inside the museum.
Tours are $25 per person and take place at 7, 9 and 11 p.m. on the following dates:
- Oct. 1
- Oct. 8 and 9
- Oct. 15 and 16
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1859 Jail and Marshal’s Home Ghost Tour & Mini Ghost Hunt
Guests get a two-part experience with the 1859 Jail and Marshal’s Home Ghost Tour and Mini Ghost Hunt.
First, there is a one-hour tour through the jail and marshal’s home that includes stories about the resident spirits that haunt the halls of the museum. Guests are then divided into small groups for a mini ghost hunt in hopes of contacting spirits of the mansion.
Tours are $30 per person and take place at 7 and 9:30 p.m. and midnight on the following dates:
- Oct. 22
- Oct. 23
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Tips for the Best Ghostly Experience
All ages are welcome on either tour, but this is a museum so everyone is asked to be careful around the valuable items.
This is a walking tour so wear comfortable shoes.
Feel free to bring devices to capture photos, video or live stream the event.
1859 Jail, Marshal’s Home and Museum
The 1859 Jail, Marshal’s Home & Museum is located at 217 North Main Street in Independence, MO.