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The Whaley House Museum

History Museum and Historic Site
Old Town, San Diego
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  • Dezzie H.
    "highly recommend the SD Ghost Hunters tour."(2 Tips)
    Matthew B.
    "Knowledgable and friendly docents."(2 Tips)
    Sandra P.
    "Strange things kept happening while I was walking around."(2 Tips)
    Quang N.
    "It's haunted, lots of history, great tour!"(10 Tips)
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  • Sandra P.
    Sandra PérezDecember 1, 2015
    Fun place to walk around. Strange things kept happening while I was walking around. Felt like someone kept touching my hair, then afterwards the guide told us Mr. Whaley is known for that! Spooky!
  • Bernie Z.
    Bernie ZamoraNovember 19, 2015
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  • Matthew B.
    Matthew BrownSeptember 13, 2015
    Very enjoyable self-guided tour of a historical (and supposedly haunted) house. Knowledgable and friendly docents.
  • Colleen A.
    Colleen AlexanderNovember 2, 2014
    We came here for an evening tour. They rush thru and you barely get a chance to ask questions or take pictures. They have another tour trailing right behind you and should really space the tours out.
  • Mike B.
    Mike BarkerOctober 4, 2014
    Great to visit at night with Gas Lamps lit 🌛
  • Mike B.
    Mike BarkerOctober 2, 2014
    Awesome Historical Place.
  • Caro 6.
    Caro 6339October 23, 2013
    Good time to go in and see some ghost for Halloween..
  • Lane K.
    Lane KAugust 23, 2013
    Docents love to chat and answer questions. Go when they first open and you will have the place to yourself!
  • Toni G.
    Toni GutierrezAugust 6, 2013
    So cool want to come back when they do the evening tours. So much history for San Diego. A must along with the Cosmopolitan Hotel.
  • Tanner M.
    Tanner MMarch 31, 2013
    Thought I saw a legit ghost until I realized it was just me in the reflection of the mirror.
  • jw
    jwJanuary 21, 2013
    Awesome tours!
  • Bill N.
    Bill NajeraDecember 9, 2012
    Don't smoke a doobie in the backyard after midnight!!!
  • JoAnn C.
    JoAnn CJune 6, 2012
    Forget orbs. I saw a young brunette in the children's room.
  • Nick R.
    Nick RobertsJune 2, 2012
    It's probably better to go at night for maximum creepiness. Daylight is disarming to ghostly activity I think.
  • Laura S.
    Laura SevenMay 5, 2012
    Nothing is better than the Whaleys' garden. The pepper trees provide such a nice shade and the hydrangeas are HUGE!
  • AskAboutHoneymoons.com
    We already knew it was haunted, but didn't know it used to be a granary, County Court House, San Diego’s first commercial theater, a ballroom, a billiard hall, school, & a polling place! Cool stuff :)
  • Erik R.
    Erik RowleyFebruary 17, 2012
    I had an eerie encounter in the courtroom, I heard a voice whisper across the room and nobody was there, also heard sounds of chairs sliding but nothing was moving.
  • Quang N.
    Quang NguyenFebruary 3, 2012
    It's haunted, lots of history, great tour!
  • Caroline
    CarolineJanuary 12, 2012
    If you live in San Diego, visiting the Whaley House is a must. Cool history & spooky!
  • Rod D.
    Rod DownsDecember 26, 2011
    Just say your a ghost n ya get I'n free
  • Jokie T.
    Jokie TolentinoDecember 13, 2011
    Great museum w/ lots of history & ghostly fun.
  • Andrea M.
    Andrea M.October 29, 2011
    Coming to see you tonight Whaleys...
  • Hotel del Coronado
    Hotel del CoronadoOctober 17, 2011
    Fascinating to see everything as it was when the Whaleys lived there. Check out their events page for a schedule of ghost tours: http://whaleyhouse.org/events.htm
  • Rebecca H.
    Rebecca HolmanOctober 14, 2011
    As soon as you walk in you can feel the energy.....is it the house or is it your mind just playing with you ;-)
  • Oscar R.
    Oscar RodriguezApril 16, 2011
    Check out my pic! Definetly caught an orb in the master bedroom!
  • Jennifer M.
    Jennifer MaeNovember 1, 2010
    I had a few instances of strange things happening here. My camera kept turning red in the view screen when I've never had that happen before. I also felt like someone pulled my hair in the courtroom.
  • Jokie T.
    Jokie TolentinoSeptember 30, 2010
    Love what you've done with the place! Not your ordinary museum.
  • Dezzie H.
    Dezzie H 🌸September 26, 2010
    Just like the History Channel, I highly recommend the SD Ghost Hunters tour. Very fun!
  • HISTORY
    HISTORYApril 20, 2010
    The Whaley House is said to be the most haunted house in the U.S. The Museum offers a late night paranormal investigation tour every last weekend of the month, co-hosted by The San Diego Ghost Hunters
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