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J Ward Lunatic Asylum Ghost Tour

Contact J Ward Lunatic Asylum Ghost Tour

Visit Australia's home to the criminally insane, J Ward Lunatic Asylum. Explore the museum followed by a two hour ghost tour of the home of notorious criminals including Chopper Read, Gary Webb and William Wallace. Explore the governor's bathroom, hangman's gallows, original kitchen, showerblock, grave sites, West Wing, J Ward Block, exercise yards and grounds in search of the souls that still linger. Learn of governors whose spirits are still lurking, prisoners buried in the grounds and the many souls trapped within these walls.

Duration: two hours. Terrain: moderate walking, some steps

Paranormal activity: very high. Due to the nature of stories, children must be 12 years or older for the J Ward Tour.

Meet at J Ward, Girdlestone Street, Ararat - a two and a half hour drive from Melbourne.