JWard and Aradale Historic tours
If you wish skip the spooky ghost stories and jump scares you can still see these magnificent buildings during the day on a historical tour.
Step back in time and take a guided tour of J Ward and listen to the stories of murderers, ghosts and the mistreatment of the mental ill.
JWard tours run at 10am, 11am, 1pm and 2pm each day with extra tours at 12pm and 3pm on Sundays and Victorian public and school holidays (except Christmas Day).
You can also take a guided tour of Aradale Asylum. Tours run each Sunday and Wednesday, 11am and 2pm, 90 -120 minute duration. Group bookings can also be arranged for other times.
Why not make a day of it and purchase a combo ticket for both the Aradale Day Tour and J Ward Day Tour, just $30 from the Ararat & Grampians Visitor Information Centre.