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  1. Cemetery Tours at the Museum

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    Adult Halloween Fun at the Museum! Great for a Spooky Date Night!

    Cemetery Tours – October 21, 22, 28 and 29 at 7pm and 9pm.

    It’s that time of the year where everyone loves hearing scary stories, but real history holds some of the scariest and unnerving stories. Join us as we take a trip through the real history of the House of Industry and Refuge and explore some of the more unsettling stories of inmates and staff that called this place home.

    This tour takes place outside on museum grounds and at the Poor House Cemetery where over 200 inmates were laid to rest. Please be aware there are no accessibility routes for this tour. This tour is designed for a 14+ audience.

    Tours begin at 7pm and 9pm on the front steps of the Wellington County Museum.

    Tickets are $15 + HST. Tickets will be available for purchase online soon!

    https://calendar.wellington.ca/museum/Detail/2022-10-21-1900-Cemetery-Tours2

  2. Cemetery Tours at the Museum

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    Adult Halloween Fun at the Museum! Great for a Spooky Date Night!

    Cemetery Tours – October 21, 22, 28 and 29 at 7pm and 9pm.

    It’s that time of the year where everyone loves hearing scary stories, but real history holds some of the scariest and unnerving stories. Join us as we take a trip through the real history of the House of Industry and Refuge and explore some of the more unsettling stories of inmates and staff that called this place home.

    This tour takes place outside on museum grounds and at the Poor House Cemetery where over 200 inmates were laid to rest. Please be aware there are no accessibility routes for this tour. This tour is designed for a 14+ audience.

    Tours begin at 7pm and 9pm on the front steps of the Wellington County Museum.

    Tickets are $15 + HST. Tickets will be available for purchase online soon!

    https://calendar.wellington.ca/museum/Detail/2022-10-21-1900-Cemetery-Tours2

  3. Cemetery Tours at the Museum

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    Adult Halloween Fun at the Museum! Great for a Spooky Date Night!

    Cemetery Tours – October 21, 22, 28 and 29 at 7pm and 9pm.

    It’s that time of the year where everyone loves hearing scary stories, but real history holds some of the scariest and unnerving stories. Join us as we take a trip through the real history of the House of Industry and Refuge and explore some of the more unsettling stories of inmates and staff that called this place home.

    This tour takes place outside on museum grounds and at the Poor House Cemetery where over 200 inmates were laid to rest. Please be aware there are no accessibility routes for this tour. This tour is designed for a 14+ audience.

    Tours begin at 7pm and 9pm on the front steps of the Wellington County Museum.

    Tickets are $15 + HST. Tickets will be available for purchase online soon!

    https://calendar.wellington.ca/museum/Detail/2022-10-21-1900-Cemetery-Tours2

  4. Cemetery Tours at the Museum

    Comments Off on Cemetery Tours at the Museum

    Adult Halloween Fun at the Museum! Great for a Spooky Date Night!

    Cemetery Tours – October 21, 22, 28 and 29 at 7pm and 9pm.

    It’s that time of the year where everyone loves hearing scary stories, but real history holds some of the scariest and unnerving stories. Join us as we take a trip through the real history of the House of Industry and Refuge and explore some of the more unsettling stories of inmates and staff that called this place home.

    This tour takes place outside on museum grounds and at the Poor House Cemetery where over 200 inmates were laid to rest. Please be aware there are no accessibility routes for this tour. This tour is designed for a 14+ audience.

    Tours begin at 7pm and 9pm on the front steps of the Wellington County Museum.

    Tickets are $15 + HST. Tickets will be available for purchase online soon!

    https://calendar.wellington.ca/museum/Detail/2022-10-21-1900-Cemetery-Tours2

  5. Poor House Cemetery Tours

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    You know that feeling when the hair on the back of your neck stands up? This event causes that to happen, and we’re pretty sure you’ll love it!

    Take a walk on the dark side of history with gruesome tales of the Poor House and surrounding area.

    Tickets are $10 plus HST and must be purchased in advance at www.wellington.ca/museum

    This event is appropriate for Ages 14+.

  6. Poor House Spirit Walks

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    Come and visit one of THE most haunted sites in Wellington County. Long reputed for numerous ghost sightings and paranormal experiences, you really don’t want to miss this.

    Meet the spirits of the Poor House and hear the stories of the people who lived, worked, and sometimes died on site!

    Tickets are $10 plus HST and must be purchased in advance at www.wellington.ca/museum

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