It’s always fun to visit the Old County Jail! Our instructor did his job well and was loud and clear. Would recommend especially for kids 10+!
Take a spooky tour through one of North America’s most haunted buildings: the Old Carleton County Jail in Ottawa. Get ready for an evening of chilling tales and things that go bump in the night on the site of Canada’s last operational gallows, led by a guide who shares all the history and hauntings of the Ghosts and Gallows.
Meet your guide and storyteller for the evening outside the tour ticket wicket on Sparks Street. The historical costume they wear and ghostly lantern they carry help set the tone for the chilling tales to come.
Follow the alley down to the hostel that was once the Old Carleton County Jail, a prison that housed some of Ottawa’s most notorious criminals before they were hanged on the on-site gallows. Some say the unhappy souls of the wrongly executed still haunt the place! Before the tour ends at the jail, decide for yourself if the tales of floating coins, unexplained chills, and faceless ghosts could possibly be true.
Was in town with my girlfriend for exams and needed a way to spend the evening. Hannah was a gem of a tour guide who was both knowledgeable about the history of the site as well as approachable with questions. She wasn't overly dramatic like...More
Awesome tour and the guide was experienced and had a tonnes of scary tales and experiences to tell. It was a cool night and you have to dress for the weather they should merchandise touques and mitts they'd probably make alot of money. All around...More