Guided Ghost Tour for Two or Four at The Iron Island Museum

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Dawn V. · 13 reviews TOP REVIEWER
Reviewed March 21, 2012
Wonderful experience... loved the stories they told.

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PJ W. ·
Reviewed January 1, 2012
1st time visiting and can't wait to come back with friends

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Renae R. · 1 reviews
Reviewed October 28, 2011
It was great!!! The people are very nice and they have interesting stories!! I would love to go back!!!! My kids and husband had a great time too!

What You'll Get


A haunted house is born from a past tragedy, be it a grisly murder, a mysterious disappearance, or a long-forgotten bologna sandwich buried beneath the floorboards. Sign on for a spooky tour of an eerily cursed residence with today's Groupon to The Iron Island Museum. Choose between the following options:

  • For $5, you get a one-hour guided ghost tour for two (a $10 value).
  • For $10, you get a one-hour guided ghost tour for four (a $20 value).

The Iron Island Museum spooks thrill seekers as they journey through the eerie halls and more than 115 years of haunted history that have drawn the attention of investigators from Ghost Hunters and Ghost Lab. Built as a church in 1895, the house transformed into a funeral home in the late 1950s, and hosted more than 1,000 wakes while in operation. Currently a local history museum, the habitation lines its halls with historic relics, hair-raising spirits, and framed Civil War–era jet packs. During tours, a knowledgeable guide leads visitors throughout the house, relaying tales of the antiques held within and stories of the tragedies that occurred throughout. A remnant from a bygone era, the manse's vaulted ceilings, stained glass windows, and themed rooms harbor shadows enough to startle even the tamest of hairs. Tours take place Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and overnight ghost hunts (not included in this deal) can be arranged by reservation or séance.

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires Mar 30, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required; subject to availability. 24hr cancellation notice required. Not valid on holidays. Not valid for special events. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About The Iron Island Museum


Shadows dart across the wall, a strange voice emerges from thin air, and you get the eerie feeling that you’re being followed. This is no ordinary place. The Iron Island Museum's paranormal history has captured the minds of countless visitors and has been featured on TV programs such as Ghost Lab and Ghost Hunters. Originally built as a church in 1883, the house later became a funeral home in the late 1950s, during which time it hosted more than 1,000 wakes. The business eventually shut down, and in 2000, the building was donated to The Iron Island Preservation Society of Lovejoy, which made a startling discovery: 24 canisters of cremated remains had been left behind.

Today, an all-volunteer staff leads tours of the church's vaulted ceilings, stained-glass windows, and themed rooms. The church showcases hundreds of historic relics, including military uniforms, railroad items, and a wooden altar that dates backs to 1896. However, the museum's biggest draws can't be seen, at least not most of the time. Guides and visitors stay alert for signs of paranormal activity and look for chances to communicate with what they consider to be some of the building's resident ghosts. The staff has even taken recordings that play back the voices of unknown figures saying things such as "I'm cold," and "Why don't they make pants for ghosts?"

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