Paranormal on the Mississippi River – Multisite Investigation

Public Investigations

Next Available: SOLD OUT
480 minutes
$89.99 per Investigator
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SOLD OUT! Dare to join us for the ultimate evening of paranormal exploration! For the first time, we’re inviting you to investigate six haunted heritage sites along the Mississippi River in Eastern Ontario – all in one unforgettable night. Your adventure will take you through the mysterious Settler’s Cabin and the intriguing site of S.S. #11 Appleton Schoolhouse at the North Lanark Regional Museum, into the haunted hallways of the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, through the shadowy corridors of Almonte Old Town Hall, and around the 19th-century Gatehouse and the historic Grist Mill at the Kintail Conservation Area. Many of these locations have never before opened their doors to paranormal investigators — be among the first to uncover their secrets. Tickets for this special event are limited – secure your spot for this night of mystery and history! The proceeds from every ticket sold go to the preservation and restoration of these incredible sites. SOLD OUT – Please check out our other investigations.

INVESTIGATE SIX LOCATIONS IN ONE NIGHT!

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Who are Phantoms of Yore?

Phantoms of Yore are the Haunted Walk’s official paranormal investigations partners. POY was founded in March 2018 by Elliot Luijkenaar (left) and Eric Oickle (right). The pair wanted to assist in the preservation of unique historical sites by facilitating public Paranormal Investigations. Over the past three years they have hosted dozens of popular events and have helped raise thousands of dollars for restorative work, renovations and other funding needs. Some of the sites include: L’Original Jail, Murney Tower, Ninette Sanatorium, Cornwall Jail, Mill of Kintail and the HI Ottawa Jail Hostel.

What happens at public investigations?

Simply put, these events allows guests to be paranormal investigators for the evening. These suspenseful, entertaining and informative experiences share the history, folklore, paranormal accounts about the site, and the theories and hypothesis behind paranormal investigations. Investigators film their own experiences and the footage is uploaded so it can be reviewed for possible paranormal captures. Live feeds are also included in most events, allowing for patrons to have instant access to the footage. Many paranormal enthusiasts and experienced investigators watch the live feed to help detect anomalies.

More Spooky Fun!

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.

Next available: May 25, 2024
75 minutes
Adults $29.99, Youth (up to 14) $21.99.

Introducing Hidden Ottawa” – the new light-hearted walking tour from the creators of The Haunted Walk that’s gonna have you chuckling with laughter and shaking your head in disbelief. Join our crew of storytelling guides as we take you on a 90-minute escapade through the hidden side of Ottawa. No boring history here! We’re all about the bizarre and unexpected side of the city we love. Ever heard of mutant squirrels or surprise racoons causing havoc? Maple syrup heists that would make Robin Hood blush? Secret society messages encoded in some of our most well-known places? We’ve got all that and more! Guffaw and gasp through the city’s streets as our fun and engaging tour guides spill the beans on those little-known stories and secrets that define Ottawa’s hidden personality. Grab your pals, your family, or even that weird cousin you don’t quite know how to handle – everyone’s welcome! “Hidden Ottawa” is a fun and engaging good-natured adventure, perfect for first-time visitors and locals alike. You won’t find this side of the city in any guidebook! Tickets are vanishing now like a squirrel with a stolen bottle of maple syrup!

Next available: May 25, 2024
90 minutes
Adults $29.99, Youth (up to 14) $21.99

For some, cemeteries evoke feelings of fear and dread. For others, they are beautiful spaces filled with memories and reflection. For us, they are places with countless stories waiting to be told. We are proud to partner with Beechwood Cemetery National Historic Site for a one-of-a-kind evening filled with storytelling and chills. We will share the darker history of the cemetery’s early days and the ghost stories connected to some who rest there – including strange reports from staff that continue to this day. The experience will be mostly outdoors as we walk amongst the crypts, headstones and other markers. Our final stop of the evening will give us the rare opportunity to venture inside the Mausoleum after sunset for one last spine-tingling tale.  We recommend all guests bring a flashlight for fun & safety.

Next available: May 25, 2024
75 minutes
Adults $29.99, Youth (up to 14) $21.99