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Paranormal Investigations Inside The Old Jail

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Address: 167 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3269
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+1 904-829-3800

Do you want to participate in a real paranormal investigation at one of the...

Do you want to participate in a real paranormal investigation at one of the most haunted locations in Florida? Join us on any Friday or Saturday night as we conduct a Ghost Hunt at the authentic Old Jail of St. Augustine, Florida. The Old Jail is listed on the Florida and National Registry of Haunted Places, and has been featured on numerous TV shows, including Ghost Hunters and Paranormal Seekers.Built in 1891, this St. Augustine landmark was once home to the County's most vicious and violent criminals, the worst of whom were hanged at the gallows on the property. Now a museum, guests can come and learn of its past, its infamous residents, and its most famous Sheriff, Joe Perry, all during the comfort of daylight hours. But in the quiet of the night, the most daring of guests can join us on one of our Ghost Hunts inside this haunted building, where paranormal phenomena, from full-bodied apparitions to disembodied voices, have been seen and recorded.

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This was an amazing tour of the jail

My hubby retired from the old prisons in NY state so he and his buddy were having fun seeing this old jail, seeing the cells and the biggest sheriff I have ever seen he was 7 ft... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
Eva R
Port St Lucie
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Port St Lucie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

My hubby retired from the old prisons in NY state so he and his buddy were having fun seeing this old jail, seeing the cells and the biggest sheriff I have ever seen he was 7 ft + tall big man you would definitely be afraid of him we enjoyed the tour very much, and kids that were there were... More 

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Decatur, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Look it is for tourists. I had a great time and though I was not scared I was entertained. It was worth the cash.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Totaly diff in the morning tour v/s the ghosts and gravestones both great. Our Storyteller was great acting talking making the crowd engaged.

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Miami, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

This is a show probably better suited for scaring little children. I really cant say anything that was actaully worth the time as an adult. if you have children and they like spooky ghost tours, theres plenty of places to do it in St. Augustine...otherwise, save your money and time, go visit some of the way more beautiful things to... More 

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Midland, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

We took grandkids ages 12 and 8. Not too scary for little one but very fun and entertaining, our inmate tour guide was great!! He really made the tour. Would recommend to anybody. The emphasis wasn't really on paranormal but more on the historical

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Neville Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

I liked the tour! It's different than what you see during the day and the stuff that the guide tells you is also different. So it definitely wasn't boring and we learned new things. Our tour guide was Alexa and our driver was David. Both great! Alexa was a sweet, funny and an informative guide. But what made the tour... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

A ride out the Lighthouse while a guide talked about paranormal activity was a bust...very hoaky at best with people taking pictures in the dark hopeful of a vision. Then to the Old Jail during which there was never any paranormal activity mentioned. An inmate, which I presume in the end WAS a ghost, tried to scare the group with... More 

Thank Michael K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

You get more than you pay for with this spooky professional hunt. Not only do you get an in depth behind the scenes history lesson from awesome guides but you get to actually go on a hunt by yourself with professional gear! The night I went there was plenty of activity and I only wish I had recorded some of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

We should have known when little kids were allowed this was not going to be a ghost hunt. Just a storey telling about the jail and prisoners.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

This was unbelievable the history about it. The tour guide was great she was funny and answered all of our questions. Jenny was the best tour guide

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