J Ward Lunatic Asylum Ghost Tour

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Visit Australia's former home of the criminally insane, the J Ward Lunatic Asylum, about two hours outside of Melbourne. During this evening experience, check out the museum that now sits here before the 2-hour guided ghost tour begins. The tour introduces you to some of the notorious criminals who resided in the ward, including Chopper Read, as you explore the grounds in search of the souls who still linger here.

Tours run every Friday & Saturday evening.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: J Ward Museum, Girdlestone St, Ararat VIC 3377, Australia

Visit Australia's home to the criminally insane, J Ward Lunatic Asylum. Explore the museum followed by a 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: 2 hours

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • Children 12 and over must be accompanied by a supervising adult ticket holder
  • Flat, comfortable shoes are recommended
  • The 2-hour tour is mostly indoors with moderate walking and some steps
  • Tours take place in wet weather; in the case of extreme weather, the local tour operator will contact you directly to offer alternative options
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Social distancing
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Live commentary
  • Entry/Admission - J Ward Museum


Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


Duration
2 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


Voucher Info
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The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Lantern Ghost Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

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Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here.