You have landed on my list of Minnesota ghost tours. Minneapolis and St. Paul seem to have an extraordinary amount of haunted locations for such a cold location. I guess the ghosts don’t mind the chilly weather. This directory includes ghost hunts, ghost walks, haunted house tours, trolley tours, and cemetery tours that you may be interested in taking if you are a thrill seeker, ghost hunter and/or history buff.
Ghost Tours of Sleepy Eye - Sleepy Eye, MN
A 45 minute bus tour of Sleepy Eye, MN that operates on Friday and Saturday nights in October. Cost is $10 per person with a $2 gratuity for bus driver. They have been doing tours for more than a decade. Summer tours meet at The Zoo Man’s Wacky World of Fun
Ghosts of Anoka Tours - Anonka, MN
Anonka is the Halloween Capital of the World and has had more than its fair share of spooky happenings. The 90 minute walking tour takes you 15 blocks through downtown Anoka starting at the Anoka County History Center and Library. The tour is run by the Anoka County Historical Society and is led by costumed guides. In September and October, there are added tours on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. Additional tours are also run the week of Halloween. Advanced registration is required. Only 24 participants per tour. Tours often sell out, so register early. Cost is $7-9 per person.
Landmark Center Gangster Ghost Tour - St. Paul, MN
See Landmark Center through the eyes of the most famous and infamous Saint Paul inhabitants on the annual gangster Ghost Tour. One night a year in October, the rumors of Landmark Center’s haunting come true and Landmark Center is filled with the spirits of days gone by. Follow a guide through the dimly lit building, and stop to talk with the ghost of Ma Barker, ‘Creepy’ Karpis, ad John Dillinger, just to name a few. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 651-292-3063. Starts at 6 pm and runs every half hour. Tickets are $5.
Mounds Theatre - St Paul, MN
one of the most haunted locations in St. Paul. They host various paranormal events and tours.
Northside-Hester Park Halloween Ghost Tour - St. Cloud, MN
The Northside-Hester Park Neighborhood Association hosts an annual one-day ghost tour near Halloween. The walking tours features ghost stories and neighborhood history of Hester Park and the surrounding areas. The tours start at 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. and period characters guide the groups. Stories are told inside local homes. Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased by calling 320-296-2530. A limited number of tickets are available.
Pipestone Ghost Tours - Pipestone, MN
a walking tour of Pipestone, MN conducted by the Pipestone County Museum. It runs on Saturday evenings from Memorial Day until Labor Day, with a few special haunted tours around Halloween. After meeting at the museum, a costumed guide leads the group down Main Street telling stories of the paranormal activity and history of the homes and businesses in the area, including a particularly haunted local hotel.
Real Ghost Tours - Minneapolis, MN
A real ghost hunter leads tours of the St. Anthony district of Minneapolis. You may meet the spirits of Thomas Salisbury, William Saterlee, John Martin and Amelia on your walk.
Wabash Street Caves - Saint Paul, MN
Mines were dug into the sandstone below Minneapolis in the 1800s. The mines served as speakeasies during Prohibition. You can explore the history of the mines through a variety of seasonal and year round tours including their cave tour and their gangster tour. The USA Today recognized this tour for offering a unique way to discover the secrets of the city. In October, they offer two special tours. The Ghosts & Graves Tour guides you on a one hour ride around St. Paul offering tales of murder, ghost sightings and a local cemetery. You can also combine the Ghosts & Graves tour with an exploration of their haunted cave in the Caves & Graves tour. The cave tour is a walking tour that explores the history of the 150 year old mines. Learn the history of the caves, hear the stories of mobster massacres and ghost sightings. The last Sunday of the month, they also do a Lost Souls Tour where you can hear about the haunted sightings in the cave and you might just see a ghost!
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