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Indiana's Haunted Museums - Haunts with Shocking History

As with ##Region##'s Haunted Theaters, many of ##Region##'s local Museums are believed to be haunted as well. Home to a variety of historical items and artifacts, museums are a well known hot-spot for paranormal activity. It's widely believed that some spirits latch on, or tether themselves to items that were of great importance to them before passing, and as home to numerous historical artifacts, it's no wonder that some spirits make their home at museums! Some museums are even located on historical grounds - battlefields, historical homes, old prisons, and other historically significant locales where soldiers, politicians, writers, and many others lived, and passed on. Find out more about ##Region##'s real Haunted History - visit a local Haunted Museum today!
 
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  •   Vigo County Historical Museum Terre Haute, IN
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    This museum was once used as a halfway house and was formerly known as the Sage Mansion. The front staircase is known to be a hot spot for orbs and there is a small mist that has been seen as well. There has also been reports of a crib that is located upstairs in an area that is closed to visitors, has moved on its own. Read More

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  •   Ruthmere Mansion Elkhart, IN
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    Witnesses say that the ghosts that reside in this mansion are known to set off the alarms and sirens, especially on Halloween. Some have reported hearing the sound of phantom gunshots as well. The mansion now operates as a museum. Read More

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    The county jail was open from 1870 to 1982 and the new Justice Building was completed that same year, taking over the housing of the inmates. The Old Jail subsequently became the home of the Kosciusko Historical Society and it now shares the county Genealogy Library. Visitors, volunteers and employees have all reported frequent occurrences of voices, unexplained footsteps, the sense of... Read More

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  • Central State Hospital Indianapolis, IN
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    This psychiatric treatment hospital opened in 1848 and can be found on Tibbs Avenue, Washington Street, Warman Avenue, and Vermont Street. Complex buildings in the area housed mentally ill patients including the criminally insane. There were even two castle-like buildings built, called the Seven Gables as well as gardens, fountains, and fine landscaping to offer patients a pleasant... Read More

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  •   Scott County Heritage Center Scottsburg, IN
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    This heritage center and museum is housed inside a building that once operated as the county poor farm. It is rumored to be haunted by its former residents and witnesses have reported hearing footsteps on the second floor while no one is up there, a baby crying, unexplained smells and lights that turn on by themselves. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Museums

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