Ghosts of the Bytown Museum

Ghost Tours

Next Available: July 19, 2024
More dates available:
  • July 20, 2024
  • July 23, 2024
  • July 25, 2024
  • July 26, 2024
75 minutes
Adults $29.99, Youth (up to 14) $21.99. Save $5 on tours from Monday to Wednesday.
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Join us on an unforgettable journey into the heart of Ottawa’s supernatural past as we explore the Bytown Museum. Prepare to be captivated by chilling tales of ghostly encounters shared by museum staff, visitors, and even our Haunted Walk tour guides! As we make our way to the museum, we’ll immerse you in the region’s oldest and most famous ghost stories, including iconic tales such as those surrounding the Rideau Canal, Barracks Hill, and the murder of D’Arcy McGee. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to explore one of Ottawa’s haunted landmarks with The Haunted Walk! Cette visite est également disponible en français.

Private Group Tours

Experience the ultimate Haunted Walk adventure with your boos and besties! Whether you’re seeking a thrilling outing with friends and family or an engaging educational experience, we’ve got you covered. Our Private Group Tours cater to adults, teambuilding events, and families, offering both daytime and evening departures. Similarly, our Educational/Youth Group bookings cater to schools, camps, and youth organizations. Both options are available for groups of 12 or more. Book your Private Group Tour on Mondays to Wednesdays and enjoy a $5 discount per person—a ghostly good deal for your next adventure! For groups over 90 or if you don’t see what you are looking for, please call or email us with your details, including the city. We’re here to help you craft the perfect spooky experience.

More Spooky Fun!

Join us at Ottawa’s Billings Estate National Historic Site for a spine-tingling paranormal adventure! This exclusive small-group investigation offers a rare chance to explore the historic mansion and its grounds, listening for whispers from the past. Guided by an experienced host, you’ll delve into the captivating stories of the Billings family and attempt to uncover long-hidden secrets. Engage in a series of intriguing paranormal experiments as you navigate through dimly lit rooms and shadowy corners. This authentic and immersive evening promises a unique blend of history, mystery, and interactive participation, making you a key player in shaping the night’s discoveries. Perfect for ghost story enthusiasts, fearless paranormal investigators, history buffs, urban explorers, or anyone with a curiosity about the unknown. Book your spot now—spaces fill fast! Participants must be 16 or older. Choose curiosity over fear and join us in the dark!

Next available: July 19, 2024
120 minutes
$64.99 per person

Ottawa’s famous castle provides the backdrop for intriguing tales of notable guests, hidden secrets, and incredible history. We go behind the scenes of the iconic Fairmont Château Laurier, uncovering its enchanting stories. From political rendezvous and secret passageways to lavish ballroom galas and the luxurious swimming pool, discover the charm and grandeur of this landmark hotel. Check-in for a 60-minute adventure and let our captivating tales unlock the magic of this majestic castle.

Next available: July 19, 2024
75 minutes
Adults $24.99, Youth (up to 14) $19.99

The outdoor tour that started it all! Be captivated by our friendly and talented storytellers, each wearing one of our iconic black cloaks, as they recount the area’s most spine-tingling ghostly tales. Using lanterns to light our way, we’ll lead you to Ottawa’s most haunted places, such as Grant House, the elegant Fairmont Château Laurier, and the city’s infamous haunted high school. This memorable evening will forever alter your perception of the city and its historic buildings. Ideal for all ages, this tour is a favourite among families, the curious, and paranormal enthusiasts alike. Cette visite est également disponible en français.

Next available: July 19, 2024
75 minutes
Adults $29.99, Youth (up to 14) $21.99. Save $5 on tours from Monday to Wednesday.