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Haunted Walk of Ottawa

46 1/2 Sparks Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A8, Canada (Byward Market Area)
613-232-0344
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Ranked #3 of 44 activities in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

My group did the original haunted walk this past Sunday and it was absolutely amazing! Our guide was very knowledgeable with all the dates and history,answered everyone of our questions and more! Would definitely suggest this as a great activity! Worth the price of the tickets!

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Waterloo, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Our Haunted Ghost Walk at the Ottawa Jail was completely fantastic. We had an exceptional tour guide and felt that our admission fee was well worth the money. We loved the experience.

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JimHW, Manager at Haunted Walk of Ottawa, responded to this review

Hi Jacob! Glad you had a great time on your Haunted Walk! The old jail is really creepy and we love sharing all its great stories. Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review. Hope we have the chance to host you again soon! More

Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I've been on all the tours, most recently on the Crime and Punishment tour of the old jail. It was informative and the guide was great, was really able to convey how the jail functionned. 10/10

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JimHW, Manager at Haunted Walk of Ottawa, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review and supporting us by trying a variety of our tours! So glad to hear you once again had a great time on a Haunted Walk. Stay tuned as we will be offering a brand new experience this summer! More

Ottawa, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Awesome tour! Absolutely loved it and the tour guide was great! Would do it again in a heartbeat....

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JimHW, Manager at Haunted Walk of Ottawa, responded to this review

Hi Kris! Thanks so much for joining us for a Haunted Walk and taking the time to write a review. We look forward to seeing you on another tour soon! More

montreal
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24 reviews 24 reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Participated in the 60 minute tour of the prison in Ottawa. Tickets were easy to purchase on-line. We arrived early for the tour, and were shown to the basement, where we sat in what was the old chapel, converted to a bar. Drinks were real cheap...Lemonade for $1. As we sat talking, I felt a kick under the table...my boyfriend... More

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JimHW, Manager at Haunted Walk of Ottawa, responded to this review

Hi Elia! Kind thanks for taking the time to write a review and recommend the Haunted Walk! The jail is a pretty cool place and we were thrilled to have the chance to show you around. :) More

Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Fantastic evening at the former jail/Youth Hostel. We enjoyed all the ghost stories and the mock trial was very revealing of how the justice system didn't work for Patrick Whelan. History and entertainment at its finest! Highly recommend this tour!

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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Wonderful tour and you feel shocked to hear about the history of human rights in Canada. Not long time ago they closed down this jail...

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

I'll admit it. I love a good ghost story! Especially when it deals with the very real history of a place, and that place happens to also be the place I am sleeping for the night. Which was exactly the case on my visit to Ottawa. I was spending a night in the notoriously haunted Old Carleton Jail, so I... More

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Mississauga
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

My boyfriend and I have experienced a number of ghost tours and the Ottawa one is definitely one of the best. The tour guide was professional and knowledgeable and told more ghost stories than your average tour. It was an extremely chilly night but the walk kept us warm, as did the spooky atmosphere! The tour offers a great way... More

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canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Was in Ottawa in December and decided to take the haunted walk.....absolutely wonderful......a little scary but not much, our guide was brilliant, tour was informative, fun and exciting.....would recommend this to anyone looking for a little something different, well worth it.

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