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Whaley House Museum

2476 San Diego Avenue, Old Town, San Diego, CA 92110-2730
+1 619-298-2482
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Now a museum and state historical landmark, this is one of only two California houses recognized by the U.S. Commerce Department as being haunted.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good29%
  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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2476 San Diego Avenue, Old Town, San Diego, CA 92110-2730
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+1 619-298-2482
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whole tour I felt was more focused on the house being haunted rather than a history. I enjoyed it, but I also love a good ghost story.

Thank Dakotabear2003
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend & I went here & it was actually pretty cool! It’s something different to do & I’m glad we went! We didn’t experience anything paranormal though, but I would recommend checking it out!

1  Thank danielle82015
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We were really looking forward to our tour of Whaley house, however, it was really diasappointing for the whole family. It didn't help that the guide allowed a very drunk man with no ticket to slip in with out group, and then proceed to heckle...More

Thank Dromomaniac
Reviewed 18 July 2017

One of the better Ghost tours I have been on and would highly recommend visiting if you are curious about the paranormal. I would not recommend this tour for young children under the age of 16 as I feel it might be too scary. The...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We were excited to have a tour of the "most haunted house in america" but was disappointed when we were just handed a piece of paper, so much for eriee

Thank jefe8
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We visited Old Town during the Dia De Los Muertos celebration this year - a fitting time to visit the famous haunted Whaley House. My kids were a little freaked out to go in based on the house's reputation as one of the most haunted...More

Thank jennlovesfood
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I visited for the first time, and decided on the night time guided Ghost tour. It was fun. Lots of "activity". Well worth the money.

Thank Tanya N
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

A friend of mine and I went and we lived it. The history of the house and the ghost stories behind it along with the history of San Diego in general. Highly recommended if you're in for a spooky night.

Thank rdgz_842303
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I and our three old daughter decided to see this lovely home. We love historic adventures. Besides all the beauty in the history, there was some oddities. I was touched and scratched on the chest, also caught some very odd images of...More

1  Thank Zeleznikars2016
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

I have been researching the Whaley House for WEEKS leading up to our trip here, so I was very excited for our evening tour. I loved the ghost story and paranormal aspect to the evening tour. It was wonderful (and sad too) hearing about the...More

Thank Mooseface55
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2 August 2017|
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Response from Laura P | Reviewed this property |
I believe that reservations are best.