Ghosts and the Gallows – Haunted Jail Tour

January 17, 2020

December 31, 2020

$22.60 & up

46 Sparks St., Ottawa


Events Description

By lantern light, weave your wicked way to Carleton County Jail, a site of reputed haunting that now functions as a hostel. Your guide tells eerie and entertaining tales of levitating coins, faceless ghosts, and the gruesome assassination of Thomas D’Arcy McGee as you visit the jail’s spookiest spots. Visit death row and the site of the last gallows to operate in Canada, and listen to the tale of a custodian who saw a former inmate walk through his bedroom wall. Your tour concludes outside of the jail.

Who is it for?


Not wheelchair accessible
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Minimum age is 10 years


Tickets : Adult: $27
Youth: $22.60

Choice of departure times to suit your schedule

Prices are subjec to change.

How to get tickets?

Buy online


Date: January 17 to December 31, 2020 | Occurs on most nights and multiple start times in the evenings. (~ from 7:00 PM to 09:00 PM, varies with dates)

Greet your cloaked guide outside of the Haunted Walk’s ticket office 15 minutes in advance of your selected start time.

Duration of the tour: 1 hour 15 minutes (Approx.)
Venue & Address

Tour starts at
46 Sparks St., Ottawa
and returns to
HI Ottawa Jail Hostel, 75 Nicholas St, Ottawa

Wheelchair accessible

Paid Parking

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