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Whaley House Museum

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2476 San Diego Ave, Old Town, San Diego, CA 92110-2730
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! This house is AMAZING!! I highly recommend a visit. We also were able to ask for a tour of the church a couple of blocks away. It wasn't a normal viewing day but they were so nice and showed us and gave us the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank makjms
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ghosts creeped me out, but the house was amazing! It was very nice. I absolutely loved it. It was absolutely creepy, but it had a lot of history.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Traveler902109
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a preteen I read Hans Holzer’s account of his investigation of the Whaley House with his psychic medium Sybil Leek - that was 30 years ago and I had forgotten about it until I was out in San Diego on business this week and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank BosKat
Reviewed July 8, 2019

WE didn't really see anything unique about this museum. It seemed like it could have been one of any number of old homes in San Diego. Not that interesting.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank gary r
Reviewed June 26, 2019 via mobile

My son caught something compelling on his Live Photo. When we went back to the room that night I played it literally 100xs frame by frame.. 1st we see a moving mist in the courtroom. I went frame by frame and I kid you not,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 6, 2019

The price was right and it didn't take long to visit the museum but it was enjoyable. I recommend for anyone who has a bit of free time in San Diego.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Susie S
Reviewed June 5, 2019

Steve the Docent took us through a full half hour of history on the house in the upstairs theater, which made the visit worthwhile. As other reviewers note, it would be a 15 minutes peering at set pieces. We did arrive for the "night" tour,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank David P
Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

We did an amazing tour with Morty in the ghost and tombstones tour ending in the Whaley House Museum, we were receive by this guy without any interest, He did weir jokes about our amazing tour guide Morty, it wasn’t funny at all, He gave...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank 816blancar
Reviewed April 3, 2019

The docents give the history and stories that make the tour through the museum worth the fee. Without the stories it would just be more Victorian furniture. I didn't see any ghost but really didn't expect to though the docents almost made me think it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lunette F
Reviewed March 16, 2019

The Whaley House Museum will teach you the history of how San Diego was built to become the finest city in America. The haunted history here is an extra bonus.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Janet L
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