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J Ward Lunatic Asylum Ghost Tour Ararat, VIC

Lantern Ghost Tours Melbourne

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J Ward Lunatic Asylum Ghost Tour - J Ward Lunatic Asylum Ghost Tour
J Ward Lunatic Asylum Ghost Tour
J Ward Lunatic Asylum Ghost Tour


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Lantern Ghost Tours Melbourne
Tour operator:
Lantern Ghost Tours Melbourne
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How long? 2 hours

Where? Ararat, VIC

When? Fri, 23-Oct-2020; Sat, 24-Oct-2020; Fri, 30-Oct-2020 more dates

Visit Australia's home to the criminally insane, J Ward Lunatic Asylum.

Explore the museum followed by a 2 hour ghost tour of the home of notorious criminals including Chopper Read, Gary Webb and William Wallace.

Explore the governor's bathroom, hangman's gallows, original kitchen, shower block, grave sites, West Wing, J Ward Block, exercise yards and grounds in search of the souls that still linger.

Learn of governors who have murdered inmates, prisoners buried in the grounds and the many souls trapped within these walls.

What's included?
  • 2-hour ghost tour
  • Museum entrance


Meet at J Ward, Girdlestone Street, Ararat, Victoria. Allow 2.5 hours drive from Melbourne.


Tours run every Friday and Saturday nights at 8:00 pm.

Upcoming tour dates

  Friday, 23 October, 2020

  Saturday, 24 October, 2020

  Friday, 30 October, 2020

  Saturday, 31 October, 2020

  Friday, 6 November, 2020

  Saturday, 7 November, 2020

  Friday, 13 November, 2020

  Saturday, 14 November, 2020

  Friday, 20 November, 2020

  Saturday, 21 November, 2020

  Friday, 27 November, 2020

  Saturday, 28 November, 2020

  Friday, 4 December, 2020

  Saturday, 5 December, 2020

  Friday, 11 December, 2020

  Saturday, 12 December, 2020

  Friday, 18 December, 2020

  Saturday, 19 December, 2020


Children must be aged 12-16 years and accompanied by a supervising adult ticket holder.


Tours run in all weather


Mainly indoors. Moderate walking, some steps.

Cancellation Policy

Tickets are non refundable and not transferable to other persons or dates.

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