Public Ghost/Paranormal Tours


2-Hour Ghost Tours

2-Hour Ghost Tours

Minimum age: 14 years old

This Missouri State Penitentiary tour discusses the history of the site and talks about strange and unusual occurrences behind the walls. In this tour, guests are guided through Housing Unit 1 (Control Center), A-Hall - the oldest building still standing on the Missouri State Penitentiary site (built in 1868), Dungeon Cells, The Upper Yard, Housing Unit 3 and the Gas Chamber.

Guests are encouraged to bring their own flashlight for low visibility areas.

All attendees must sign a waiver and release of liability.

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3-Hour Ghost Hunt

3-Hour Ghost Hunt

Minimum age: 14 years old

Guides will provide participants with a brief history of the Missouri State Penitentiary as well as basic insight into researching strange and unusual occurrences. Guests will then be given ample time to use their own "activity finding" devices. Missouri State Penitentiary does have equipment for use during the ghost hunts. The equipment may be checked out prior to the start of the hunt (must bring ID to secure use of equipment). In this tour, guests are guided through Housing Unit 1 (Control Center), A-Hall - the oldest building still standing on the Missouri State Penitentiary site (built in 1868), Dungeon Cells, The Upper Yard, Housing Unit 3 and the Gas Chamber.

Guests are encouraged to bring their own ghost hunting equipment and a flashlight for low visibility areas.

All attendees must sign a waiver and release of liability.

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3-Hour Ghost Hunt Class

3-Hour Ghost Hunt Class

Minimum age: 14 years old

Learn from paranormal experts how to use equipment, take great photographs and recognize paranormal activity. Guides will provide participants with a brief history of the Missouri State Penitentiary as well as basic insight into researching strange and unusual occurrences. Guests will then be given ample time to use their own "activity finding" devices. Missouri State Penitentiary does have equipment for use during the ghost hunt class. The equipment may be checked out prior to the start of the hunt (must bring ID to secure use of equipment). In this tour, guests are guided through Housing Unit 1 (Control Center), A-Hall - the oldest building still standing on the Missouri State Penitentiary site (built in 1868), Dungeon Cells, The Upper Yard, Housing Unit 3, Death Row, and the Gas Chamber.

Guests are encouraged to bring their own ghost hunting equipment and a flashlight for low visibility areas.

All attendees must sign a waiver and release of liability.

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5-Hour Public Overnight Investigations

5-Hour Public Overnight Investigations

Minimum age: 18 years old

Tours begin with brief safety instructions then morph into a paranormal investigation. Missouri State Penitentiary does have equipment for use during the investigations. The equipment may be checked out prior to the start of the investigation (must bring ID to secure use of equipment). Times are 10 pm – 3 am for the 5-hour tour. 

All attendees must sign a waiver and release of liability.

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8-Hour Public Overnight Investigations

8-Hour Public Overnight Investigations

Minimum age: 18 years old

Tours begin with brief safety instructions then morph into a paranormal investigation. Missouri State Penitentiary does have equipment for use during the investigations. The equipment may be checked out prior to the start of the investigation (must bring ID to secure use of equipment). Times are 10 pm – 6 am for the 8-hour tour. 

All attendees must sign a waiver and release of liability.

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