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J Ward Lunatic Asylum Ghost Tour

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Lantern Ghost Tours

Be committed for an evening. Enter the cells of the criminally insane if you dare, with Lantern Ghost Tours.

Walk in the footsteps of self mutilators, men with superhuman powers and infamous characters linked to the Queen.

Learn of governors who have murdered inmates, prisoners buried in the grounds and the many souls trapped within these walls. Includes entrance, museum access, two hour ghost tour by professional, local tour guide.

Children must be 12 years old or older to attend tour.

Lantern Ghost Tours is a multi-award winning ghost tour company taking you to Victoria's most haunted properties, contact them for more details.

Price & booking


$24.00 - $89.00

Tickets range from child price to family tickets.

Payment methods accepted
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Cancellation and booking policy

No Refunds or Cancellations once the booking has been made.

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Days of operation:
  • Every Saturday 8.30pm

    Departure details: 06/07/13 - 31/12/16

    Sat: 8:30pm - 10:30pm

Tour starting location:
Meet at J Ward
Mode of transport:
  • Walk
  • Other
  • Walking
  • Guide
  • English
  • Guided walks

Tour operator

Discover the darker side of Melbourne's most historic properties on with the award winning Lantern Ghost Tours.

Discover abandoned morgues and cemeteries in historic Williamstown, paranormal investigations at Altona Homestead, Jack the Ripper in Melbourne's laneways, ghosts of the criminally insane at J Ward Asylum and the Staughton Family secrets at the Eynesbury Homestead.

Please view website for further information.

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