Spooky Spots in Missouri
Visit haunted places around the state to satisfy your Halloween scare cravings. Get goosebumps at these frightening haunts that will be sure to have you checking under your bed twice.

Northwest

Ghost Tour of Liberty

The ghosts of Liberty tell stories of battle and of nature. Learn about the ghostly construction worker; the haunted courthouse; and the doctor who tossed body parts out of the window after surgery. This tour features the business district, college and cemetery.

Ghost Tour of Independence

Independence has a mysterious side; that of the paranormal. We feature stories from the courthouse, town square, jail and cemeteries. Learn about the haunted doll, a ghostly mail clerk, and the haunted inn. Tours depart from the Courthouse.

Northeast

St. Charles Ghost Tours

Main Street St Charles seems to have more than its share of mysterious manifestations. Prepare to visit some of the places reporting ghostly activity. Just-glimpsed glows, unexplained noises, and flitting shadows at the edge of vision. Lights, sights, sounds and even ghostly smells.

Haunted Hannibal Ghost Tours

A spine-tingling, guided driving tour around one of the most haunted towns in America. Come aboard our shuttle to learn the secrets of many of Hannibal's most notoriously haunted sites.Hear stories of murder and mischief that took place during Mark Twain's boyhood days in Hannibal; meet the present-day ghosts of the mansions on Millionaire's Row; and visit other ghostly sites.

Southwest

Springfield National Cemetery

Heroes from all wars are buried in the Springfield National Cemetery, including a Revolutionary War soldier and hundreds of Civil War soldiers killed during the Battle of Pea Ridge, Battle of Wilson's Creek and the Battle of Springfield. It is said that floating orbs and glowing gravestones have been photographed here.

Pythian Castle

Built by the Knights of Pythias as an orphanage in 1913, the structure was later owned by the U.S. Military for more than 50 years. The nearly 40,000 square feet contain more than 50 rooms, including dungeons and a ballroom. The Paranormal Task Force and the Ozark Paranormal Society have certified Pythian Castle as a haunted site. One-hour tours are offered daily. Murder mystery dinners, comedy nights, ghost tours, and other special events occur regularly.

Central

Missouri State Penitentiary Tours

When this prison opened in 1836, the Battle of the Alamo was going on in Texas. Missouri's prison was 100 years old when Alcatraz started housing federal prisoners. In 1967, the Missouri State Penitentiary (MSP) was named the "bloodiest 47 acres in America" by Time magazine. Ghost/paranormal tours are available for all those who are brave enough to take them.

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