Upcoming Ghost Tours in Independence
Independence is home to some of the best ghost tours in the Kansas City area.
If you’re looking for a great ghost story, Independence has everything you need for a spooky night out on the town. From the darkest corners of the Vaile Mansion to the claustrophobic confines of the 1859 Jail, Marshal’s Home & Museum, the only thing we know is there’s a lot we can’t explain.
Check out our top ghost tours this fall. Click an event’s title for more info.
Night at the Vaile Mansion — 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28
Author Troy Taylor and American Hauntings have been taking guests behind the walls of haunted locations since 1993 with one, simple approach: ghost hunts without all the clutter. If you’re interested in a real ghost hunt without all the distractions, this event is for you. No hype. No distractions. Just the paranormal.
Ghost Tours at the 1859 Jail Museum — Fridays and Saturdays in October
Spend an exciting 45 minutes touring the 1859 Jail, Marshal’s Home and Museum, then take a spooky, covered-wagon ride around the Independence Square. This is not a jump-scare kind of tour; instead, you will be learning about the grisly history of the 1859 Jail and Independence Square, as well as some of the ghosts who haunt the place.
Vaile Mansion Ghost Hunt — 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5
This foreboding mansion is so extremely haunted that many experienced ghost hunters have fled and still refuse to step inside. Find out what makes the Vaile Mansion so incredibly terrifying by joining Haunted Rooms America on a full-night’s investigation of the estate with the aid of state-of-the-art paranormal equipment and an experienced team of paranormal investigators.
Halloween Ghost Hunt — 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26
Join Apex Paranormal for the first public paranormal investigation of the incredible Bingham-Waggoner Estate. This location has only been investigated once before and it was incredibly active. Come be a part of helping unravel the mystery of Bingham-Waggoner and who haunts it.