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After Hours
Paranormal Investigation

Recognized as America’s Most Haunted House® and shrouded in mystery, ghost-hunters flock to the iconic Whaley House, grounds of the original Old Town gallows site. Join us on our after-hours, chilling paranormal investigation. You’ll have exclusive access to the very rooms where the Whaleys lived and died, not accessible to the general public tours.

Whaley House hunted bedroom

A Chilling Adventure

This chilling new adventure gives guests exclusive access to the latest ghost-hunting equipment as they attempt to connect with lost souls. With the help of our experienced guides, each guest will be provided with and trained to use an array of traditional and state-of-the-art ghost hunting equipment or feel free to bring your own. With a wide variety of tools of the trade, you’ll attempt to find evidence of ghosts and other supernatural beings.

Join us for a spine-tingling evening unlike any other as you connect with the “other-side”.

Close-up of a Whaley House gaslamp outside the house.

Included with your After Hours Paranormal Investigation:

• Expert tour guides
• Ghost hunting equipment
• Intimate, small group experience
• Learn of the darker side and spirits that refused to move on

Haunted stairs in the Whaley House in San Diego.

Plan Your Investigation

• Investigation begins at 10:30pm.
• Check reservation calendar for nightly tours.
• Intimate, small group experience.
• Age requirements: 13 and up.

Additional Information

Investigation meets first at the Derby-Pendleton House located behind the Whaley House at 4015 Harney Street.

TIP: Don’t forget to bring your cell phone. It is an all-in-one ghost-hunting tool.

Parking: There is free parking available at Old Town State Park. Please plan accordingly as parking may be difficult.

Please note:

This experience requires going up and down stairs and traversing over uneven grounds. ADA access is available on the first floor. 24-hour notice is requested by calling 619-298-8687. After 5pm, please call 619-330-6577.

In order to maintain proper storytelling ambiance a significant amount of this tour takes place in low-lit areas. We also ask that you wear comfortable and appropriate footwear as you will be traversing through a historic site with some uneven surfaces and stairs.

Video or audio recording is permitted for personal use only; LIVE STREAMING IS PROHIBITED. If you would like to inquire about filming for content or commercial purposes, you may contact us at [email protected].

Ghost Hunting Equipment You'll Use

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