The John Wornall House is steeped in history and long considered to be among the most haunted locations in Kansas City. Just in time for Halloween, the museum is hosting two separate events likely to heighten your senses and send chills down your spine.
Wornall House Ghost Tours
Tickets are on sale for this this spooky Kansas City tradition. For $20 ($15 for museum members) you’ll take a one-hour tour that touches on the life and death of Eliza Wornall, stories of ghostly sightings and Victorian beliefs of death and spirituality. The ticket price also includes a hot beverage and snack before or after the tour.
Tours leave every 15 minutes from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18 and 19 and Oct. 25 and 26, 2019.
Children may join the ghost tours at the discretion of a parent. All minors must be accompanied by an adult.
This event often sells out so if you’re interested, get tickets now. You can buy them online here.
The John Wornall House website offers this bio on Eliza Wornall:
John Wornall’s wife Eliza saw the construction of the Wornall House, witnessed its use as a field hospital during the Battle of Westport, suffered the deaths of her father and five of her children, and watched her city, country and home be torn apart during the Civil War. Dying shortly after the war, her spirit lives on in the Wornall House as one of the most commonly seen unearthly residents of the museum.
Wornall House Paranormal Investigations
If you’ve ever wanted to hunt ghosts like a professional, this is your chance. The price tag is a bit higher than what we usually promote on our site, but it’s a unique opportunity.
For $50 you’ll join professional paranormal investigators for an after hours exploration of the John Wornall House. You’ll become familiar with the Wornall House history, spirits that remain in the house and ghost hunting gear to assist with the investigation.
Two investigations will be held each night on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18 and 19 and Oct. 25 and 26, 2019. The first investigation runs from 10 p.m. to midnight with the second one of the night following from 12:15 a.m. to 2:15 a.m.
All groups are limited in size for the best, most intimate experience.
Children under 12 are not allowed to join investigations. Those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Paranormal investigation tickets can be purchased online here.
John Wornall House Location and Parking
The John Wornall House is located at 6115 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64113.
The Wornall House has FREE parking in a small parking lot located on the east side of the house. Additional FREE street parking is available on 61st Terrace.
More Kansas City Fall and Halloween Activities
Do you like scares and thrills or getting lost in a corn maze? Want a chance for your kids to wear their costumes more than once this year? Does pumpkin spice, apple cider and cinnamon make your mouth water?
Be sure to check out our following posts about Fall and Halloween fun in Kansas City.