I don't think I would recommend the night tour for children, but maybe it's less scary in daytime. The tour is about an hour. Our guide was Jessica. Many pieces in the house are originals and it provides a history of what was once a former plantation. Doors open on their own and "slave ghosts" roam the house and property. I found it extremely creepy with the dim lighting and shadows as we heard the legend of Annie Palmer, the "White Witch of Rose Hall". Stop by the bar at the beginning of the tour and buy the Witches Brew (rum with fruit juices). However, drinks are not allowed in the house itself, as they don't want you to drop your drink if you get startled. My husband is not easily frightened so he enjoyed watching everyone get spooked. We preferred the night tour because of the eerie feeling. It also may be a little cooler at night as the house is not air-conditioned, although for us it was rather humid. Well worth the $20.
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