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Whaley House Museum

2476 San Diego Avenue, Old Town, San Diego, CA 92110-2730
+1 619-298-2482
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Now a museum and state historical landmark, this is one of only two California houses recognized by the U.S. Commerce Department as being haunted.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good29%
  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“ghost stories” (10 reviews)
“old town” (50 reviews)
“ghost hunting” (7 reviews)
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2476 San Diego Avenue, Old Town, San Diego, CA 92110-2730
Old Town
+1 619-298-2482
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived early to San Diego for a conference and decided to check this place out as it’s dubbed the most haunted house in America. As a scientist and a skeptic, I went over to the Whaley House Museum next door and purchased my ticket for...More

Thank Ivor M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I see a lot of poor reviews but I really enjoyed the time I spent there. The kids enjoyed it and have gone back as well. Theirs a lot of history surrounding the house and the old part of San Diego and this is a...More

Thank Perry H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very excited to go on this tour - the place is billed as the most haunted house in America. We walked next door to buy the tickets; 2 adults and 2 children cost $28, and the woman behind the counter gave us an...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Before you walk into the Whaley house you must first head over to the Whaley House Museum to purchase your ticket into the Whaley House. Upon entering the Whaley House you are greeted by two ladies who five you a brief story of the house...More

Thank yajairacastrejon
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Don't really believe, so wasn't looking for ghosts - but there isn't anything particularly compelling about this haunting anyway. Do like historic buildings and as far as this one went, the docent explanations weren't all that clear and this is mostly self-guided - which is...More

Thank scott r
Reviewed 16 October 2017

As a Historic Preservation Major, I appreciated the condition the house was in and how it was decorated in a historically accurate way. But there wasn't much to explore as all of the rooms are blocked off my plastic windows. They try and push a...More

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I know everyone will have their own experience as they may their own belief. I personally am very open minded to the afterlife and spirits etc and will share openly that I had very strong experiences while visiting today during the daytime. The on site...More

Thank Vida G
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

My wife is an avid Ghost Adventures enthusiast. So without question, as she had watched a segment on their show, we decided to do a group tour. Needless to say she was ecstatic that we made the visit. Very well narrated by the guide and...More

Thank Samuel W
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The whole tour I felt was more focused on the house being haunted rather than a history. I enjoyed it, but I also love a good ghost story.

Thank Dakotabear2003
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

My friend & I went here & it was actually pretty cool! It’s something different to do & I’m glad we went! We didn’t experience anything paranormal though, but I would recommend checking it out!

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2 August 2017|
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Response from Laura P | Reviewed this property |
I believe that reservations are best.