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Haunted Places

  • The Ghosts of Akershus Castle
    Akershus Castle (Akershus Slott og Festnung) in Oslo is considered one of the most haunted places in Norway. It has been used as a castle, fortress, prison, and military base. It has a very bloody history.
  • The Haunting of Cheesman Park
    Cheesman Park used to ne a cemetery. It was converted into a park in the 80s. Some of the bodies weren’t removed Now it’s haunted.
  • Haunted Portugal
    Welcome to Portugal!  As part of Scary Matter’s virtual trip around the world, we found you some of Portugal’s most haunted places…
  • The Gray Lady of the Willard Library
    All libraries kind of feel haunted. Apparently the Willard Public Library in Evansville, Indiana is.Visitors say that a ghost they call the Grey Lady has been seen floating around..
  • The Cleveland Museum of Art Hauntings
    There are always people who claim that paintings are haunted. It seems that some of the paintings at the Cleveland Museum of Art in Ohio are no exception. And rumor has it that the paintings aren’t the only things haunted.
  • The Ghosts of Fyvie Castle
    Fyvie Castle is one of Scotland’s most haunted castles. It’s haunted by at least four ghosts and is cursed twice…
  • Chillingham Castle – Britain’s Most Haunted Castle
    Chillingham is considered one of the most haunted castles in the UK. It was the site of the deaths of both English and Scottish soldiers. Over seven thousand Scottish prisoners died in the dungeons, including women and children. Along with the usual cold spots, voices, and sounds – Chillingham has some regular spectral residents..
  • Mayday Hills f/k/a Beechworth Lunatic Asylum
    The Mayday Hills Hospital, f/k/a Beechworth Lunatic Asylum, is considered one of the most haunted places in Australia. It was once one of the largest insane asylums in Australia.
  • The Drake Hotel
    Brothers John and Tracy Drake came from a hotel family.  So it was no surprise to anyone that they built a hotel as magnificent as Chicago’s Drake Hotel. It was located right between a residential area and a commercial area. The Drake opened in 1920 and quickly became one of Chicago’s hot spots.
  • The Creepy Church of Bones
    On the grounds near the Sedlac Abbey in the Czech Republic,  is the Cemetery Church of All Saints. Under the church is a chapel called the Sedlac Ossuary, a/k/a The Bone Church. Sometime in the 13th century, an abbot from the monastery went to Israel. He brought back some dirt from Golgatha (where Jesus was crucified). He sprinkled the dirt on the small cemetery by the Abbey…
  • The Ancient Ram Inn
    Who wants to come to England with me? Let’s all go to the Ancient Ram Inn, in a village called Wotton-Under-Edge. They say that it’s the most haunted place in England, which is perfect for us, right?
  • Lake Shawnee Amusement Park
    Scooby-Doo – Where are you??? The Lake Shawnee Abandoned Amusement Park in Rock, West Virginia is right out of an episode of Scooby-Doo…if there were dead kids in cartoons, that is. It has a violent history that goes all the way back to the 1700s. And fun fact – it’s built on an ancient Native American burial ground!
  • The Ghostly History of Poveglia Island
    When I think of going to Italy, a deserted island is the last thing on my mind. I want to eat my way across the country, take in all the scenery, admire every piece of art I can find, see where my great-grandparents were from, and stop to see a good friend in Olbia! However…this little abandoned island is said to be one of the most haunted places in the world and I one thousand percent want to go there!..
  • The Dock Street Theatre
    The southern United States has a very rich history. And thanks to the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, it has quite a haunted history as well. It seems like everywhere you go there’s an old battleground or a building that has a ghost that’s tied to back then. Charleston, South Carolina is no exception. And The Dock Street Theatre in the French Quarter of Charleston is no exception.
  • The Ghosts of Casa Loma
    Casa Loma is an absolutely stunning castle in Toronto, Canada. I was there several years ago, so I speak from experience. The castle itself is amazing! Also…Casa Loma is supposed to be haunted…
  • The Island of The Dolls
    The Island of the Dolls (La Isla de las Muñecas) is a seriously creepy place!  Everywhere you look there are dolls hanging from trees.  Some are extremely old and decayed, and some are new.  Not a place I ever intend to visit.