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Day Time History Tours - Asylum Ghost Tours

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Asylum Ghost Tours

While the sun shines, Asylum Ghost Tours share their knowledge of the historic buildings of the former Mayday Hills Lunatic Asylum.

You will hear stories of the building, the opening of the facility, the many patients of the asylum and the final years of the Lion of Beechworth, as the facility was called by locals.

This 90-minute experience encompasses memories, local tales, urban myths, and stories of the patients and the treatments they suffered.

Comfortable and safe footwear is required.

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Valid concession card required for concession. Children under 16 concession.

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    Departure details: 01/01/01 - 01/01/01

  • Car park
  • Self guided

Tour operator

Asylum Ghost Tours offers ghost tours, history tours, paranormal investigations, horror-film festivals, accommodation, and any combination of these experiences.

All held at the historic Mayday Hills Lunatic Asylum at Beechworth, Victoria, in the midst of eleven hectares of heritage gardens. Let the experienced guides tell you all the secrets of the place, relax in a comfortable lounge chair to watch a horror double-feature, or take advantage of the accommodation options.

History Tours - while the sun shines, take in the knowledge of the historic buildings of the former Mayday Hills Lunatic Asylum.

Photography Tours - Escorted tours through the facility for photographers and film-makers.

Ghost Tours - after darkness falls, take a tour of the dark and haunted buildings of the former home for the infirm of mind.

Paranormal Investigations - when all is quiet and the dead things open their eyes, take a two or three hour investigations to attempt to find out who or what really does haunt the foreboding asylum.

Horror Film Marathons - come and enjoy a film marathon in total comfort in the main hall, where the patients used to enjoy the same thing.