Paranormal Historical Investigations

Featured on The Holzer Files, Ghost Adventures, Haunted USA: New York, NY1, the Today Show, Surviving Death, News12, and Good Day, New York, the Morris-Jumel Mansion is perceived by many as a paranormal site and has attracted academics and investigators such as Hans Holzer, Zak Bagans, the Tennessee Wraith Chasers, and now you!

Public Paranormal Historical Investigation (for guests 18+ only)

Looking for an unforgettable ghost adventure? Book an exclusive paranormal investigation at Manhattan’s oldest surviving house, where you will learn the background of paranormal investigations, including the legendary paranormal activity at Morris-Jumel Mansion, while learning the history of the Mansion, its former residents, and interesting facts about the museum collection.

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During the guided investigation, you will have after-dark access to ghost hunt in the period rooms of the Mansion, normally closed off to the public. Believers and skeptics alike will enjoy the evening, and will have the opportunity to possibly communicate with Morris-Jumel Mansion’s former residents using paranormal investigative equipment.

Paranormal Investigations | 7pm – 9:30pm | $60-$70 | 18+ ONLY

Important information before booking your investigation:

  • This event is strictly for those 18 and over
  • Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing
  • This event is currently limited to a maximum of 16 guests
  • All visitors must show proof of vaccination until further notice
  • All guests MUST wear masks, and will be provided with nitrile gloves for use with the investigative equipment (masks and gloves are NOT optional)
  • Due to the pandemic, we have updated our ticketing policy and procedures. There will be no late seating for this event; you have 48 hours before the day of the event to refund or exchange your ticket. All tickets are final and non-refundable.
  • Additionally, due to the high demand for this program, guests are limited to one investigation.

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Candlelight Ghost Tour (for guests 13+)

Come to the museum after-dark for a unique exterior tour of the house by candlelight! Each guest will receive a candle (don’t worry, it’s a fake candle) to guide them through the house while learning about its history, and hearing spooky stories of the spirits who may still inhabit the house.

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Participants will experience Manhattan’s Oldest Surviving House after-hours during this ghostly tour, including exclusive access to the third floor attic with original flooring. Please note: This tour does not include use of equipment. 

Candlelight Ghost Tours | 6:30pm -7:45pm | $35 | 13+ ONLY

  • Saturday, 10/01
  • Friday, 10/21
  • Saturday, 10/29

Important information before booking your investigation:

  • This event is strictly for those 13 and over; individuals under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing
  • This event is limited to 20 guests
  • All visitors must show proof of All visitors must show proof of vaccination until further notice. 
  • All guests MUST wear masks (NOT optional).
  • Due to the pandemic, we have updated our ticketing policy and procedures. There will be no late seating for this event; you have 48 hours before the day of the event to refund or exchange your ticket. All tickets are final, non-refundable. 

 Join the Wait List

Want to Book a Private Paranormal Historical Investigation?

The Morris-Jumel Mansion is proud to offer  guests the opportunity to book private paranormal investigations! 

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  • Private investigations are 3 hours long and priced at $750 
  • Group size is currently limited to 10
  • A $50 deposit must be made to secure the guest’s desired date and time. Reservations can be cancelled, with refund, up to 48 hours prior to the reservation. After 48 hours, the guest forfeits their $50 deposit but it can be applied to another investigation. 
  • All visitors must show proof of vaccination
  • All guests MUST wear masks, and will be provided with nitrile gloves if you will be using the Mansion’s investigative equipment (masks and gloves are NOT optional).
  • Private investigations can begin shortly after the museum closes at 5pm; investigations must end before midnight.
  • Availability subject to staff and museum schedules; please contact mlynch@morrisjumel.org for more information. 

NOTE: If you are interested in filming an investigation, please email info@morrisjumel.org

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MJM x Network Under 40: Cocktails + Candlelight Ghost Tour

Morris-Jumel Mansion is partnering with Network Under 40 to present the most unique networking event for NYC’s Young Professionals: Networking, Cocktails & Candlelight Ghost Tour!

 

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Who: You and 40+ of New York City’s best Under 40s

What: A night of networking to build friendships and business collaborations, while exploring Manhattan’s oldest house — and hearing about the history of ghost stories surrounding the Mansion, dating back to the American Revolution. The event is sponsored by Ghost Tequila, FeverTree and Gadfly Bar, who will be curating the spookiest cocktails. Snacks will also be served.

  • Must be 21+ years old & show proof of vaccination to attend.
  • No outside food or beverages.
  • The Candlelight Ghost tour shares ghost stories of 200 years of hauntings of the 257 year old Historic House, but this is not a blood manor-style event.
  • If questions, please email gia@networkunder40.com

Where: Morris-Jumel Mansion | 65 Jumel Terrace, Washington Heights, NYC

The Morris-Jumel Mansion has been host to countless figures who have shaped the nation, and New York City — from George Washington, Hamilton, Jefferson, Burr, Eliza Jumel, Lin-Manuel Miranda — and now you!

When: Sunday, October 30th from 4:30pm – 7:30pm

Why: The quality of your life and the success you achieve in your career is a direct result of the people you meet along your journey.

There are few spaces where you can genuinely bring your best self, engage with your peers without fear or awkwardness, and have fun while networking; and this unquestionably historic (haunted) house is the most unique place to network!

Network Under 40 has connected over 30,000 business owners and corporate “intrapreneurs” like yourself to their next job, client, friend, mentor, and opportunity, all in low-pressure and high-fun environments.

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS!

ABOUT OUR SPONSORS:

GHOST TEQUILA: A perfectly spicy, 100 % Agave Tequila. Produced in small batches, marrying old world techniques with modern ingenuity, and adding just enough heat to spark your taste buds, Ghost is a perfectly balanced, spicy spirit. With a hint of Bhut Jolokia and the natural sweetness of agave, Ghost offers a flash of heat, and a silky finish that makes any drink smoother and instantly more exciting. Sip it solo or take any cocktail to the next level! 

GADFLY BAR (258 W15th Street): Gadfly Bar is a laid back local spot to grab a drink and a bite with friends. Solid beer and whiskey list. Happy hour 3-6 PM weekdays. Great vibes every day.

FEVER-TREE: Because 3/4 of your drink is the mixer. 

 

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