Paranormal Historical Investigations

Featured on The Holzer Files, Ghost Adventures, Haunted USA: New York, and the Today Show, 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 program, 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.

Public Paranormal Investigations are currently SOLD OUT; please click the link below to join the official waitlist and be among the first to be notified when new dates are announced!

  • Each investigation lasts 2.5 hours
  • $60/per person; specialty themed tours are $70.
  • 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 people.
  • All visitors must show proof of vaccination as per “Key to NYC” mandate, which the museum is upholding 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).

Please note: 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.

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Candlelight Ghost Tour (for guests 14+)

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 also get to go inside Manhattan’s Oldest Surviving House for an interior tour, including exclusive access to the third floor attic with original flooring. Please note: This tour does not include use of equipment. 

This season’s tours are SOLD OUT; please click the link below to join the waitlist.  

  • The tour lasts 75 minutes and is priced at $30/person.
  • This event is strictly for those 14 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 participants.
  • All visitors must show proof of All visitors must show proof of vaccination as per “Key to NYC” mandate, which the museum is upholding 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! Private investigations are $750. Suggested group size is currently limited to 10, depending on household count, per the museum’s COVID regulations. 

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  • When booking a private investigation, a $50 deposit must be made to secure the guest’s desired date and time. A reservation for a private investigation can be cancelled 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 as per “Key to NYC” mandates, which the museum is upholding until further notice. 
  • 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).
  • The museum has specific dates set aside for private investigations; please contact mlynch@morrisjumel.org for more information. 
  • Private investigations can begin shortly after the museum closes at 5pm; investigations must end before midnight.

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

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