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Ghost Walks

4 Queen St S, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 3R3, Canada
+1 855-844-6787
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Being followed

Although, unfortunately, we did not encounter any ghosts on our tour of the Scottish Rite, I did... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Juliana E
Awesome Tour of the Scottish Rite

We recently went on the Scottish Rite Tour hosted by Geoff. Excellent Tour. Geoff was a great... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
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Fully indoors as you walk a 120 year old castle-like mansion, halls and dark paths into the largest Masonic Cathedral in Canada for ghosts of a society with secrets. Featuring the mansion's strong woman spirit, night security, the "dungeons", a 200 year old disappearance and a haunted room everyone avoids... except us
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good16%
  • Average33%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4 Queen St S, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 3R3, Canada
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Although, unfortunately, we did not encounter any ghosts on our tour of the Scottish Rite, I did have the sensation of being followed, (being the last one in the tour group because I am slow) I also felt someone breathing on the back of my...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

We recently went on the Scottish Rite Tour hosted by Geoff. Excellent Tour. Geoff was a great story teller and knew his history and ghost stories well. The history of the building was amazing as was the architecture. We also went on the Toronto North...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We didn't realize just how rich a history Hamilton had when it came to mob connections until we took this tour. We love learning about history and these types of tours are an entertaining way to do just that, especially the seedier side. With a...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

The tour was excellent, the guide was excellent. Only drawback is the tour is not wheelchair friendly. Lots of stairs and walking. Not good for disabled. Having said that, the staff recognized my disability and one staff member took me on a personal tour, up...More

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ghostwalks, Manager at Ghost Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

So happy you enjoyed the tour Charyn! Old mansions can be difficult sometimes.

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This tour was pretty good. It wasn't hokey and instead was filled with interesting historical facts. I don't know that I'd recommend this for children though. They'd be bored. I think it would be appropriate for 13+. Our guide Alex was really good!!! Knowledgeable and...More

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ghostwalks, Manager at Ghost Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thanks for taking the time to post your thoughts Mckeanh. True the content would be more for older kids and adults.

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Reviewed 11 June 2016

If you are lucky enough to go on this ghost tour, may your group be of a smaller size than ours! It was difficult to get a decent place to stand to hear our guide, who was costumed, and very entertaining! This tour takes place...More

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ghostwalks, Manager at Ghost Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

So sorry for the over crowded tour. This happens sometimes if folks come late and have to join the next tour. Happy you enjoyed the guide and beautiful Scottish Rite buildings.

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