Cape May is one of the most haunted towns you’ll ever visit. Is it any wonder? It’s such a marvelous place, even the spirits don’t want to leave Cape May! Dozens of Victorian gems have been investigated and documented to have “spirit” residents, all of whom are quite friendly, we assure you. Take a giant step back in Cape May’s past and see if a ghostly encounter is in the cards for you!

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GHOSTS OF CAPE MAY TROLLEY TOUR

Nobody knows Cape May’s ghosts better than psychic medium Craig McManus. Your MAC guide relates his findings on this 30-minute trolley tour through darkened streets of Cape May beneath flickering gas lamps.

$15 for adults, $8 for children (ages 3-12)

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tarrot cards and an open book about spirits sitting on a coffee table in the emlen physick estate house museum in cape may new jersey

HISTORIC HAUNTS HOUSE TOUR

Visit  the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate to learn about the Victorians’ fascination with spiritualism and today’s methods of “ghost hunting.”

$15 adults, $10 children (ages 3-12)

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MAGIC & MYSTERY HOUSE TOUR

Take a step back in time to the Victorian Era in this 1879 restored mansion and learn about the Victorians’ fascination with magic, illusion, the mysterious and the odd. Hear about the Great Lafayette, the world’s greatest magician; Houdini, the astounding escape artist; Ionia, he Goddess of Mystery; Pepper’s Ghost, is it real, or just an Illusion? Sherlock Holmes, Jack the Ripper and much more! Tickets are limited to ensure social distancing; advance tickets recommended.

Adults $15; Children & Military $10

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MURDER MYSTERY DINNERS

October 3, 11, 17, & 24, 2020

The scene and the table are both set for a new mystery in 2020, “All Bets Are Off,” by Jacky Fazio.

Adult $60; Children $30 (ages 3-12). Limited event; reservations are necessary.

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HISTORIC HAUNTS COMBO TOUR

Combine the Ghosts of Cape May Trolley Tour with a visit to the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate to learn about the Victorians’ fascination with spiritualism and today’s methods of “ghost hunting.”

$25 adults, $15 children (ages 3-12)

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MAGIC & MYSTERY COMBINATION TOUR

Want more weirdness? Combine the Magic & Mystery house tour with the Cape Mayhem & Victorian Oddities trolley tour.

Adults $25; Children & Military $15

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SHERLOCK HOLMES WEEKEND

November 6-7, 2020

The game’s afoot in Victorian Cape May… Choose your weekend for a suspense-filled encounter with that inimitable detective Sherlock Holmes in the National Historic Landmark City of Cape May, New Jersey.

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HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS

Cape May is one of the most haunted places in America and if you get a thrill from things that go bump in the night, this is the place for you.

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GHOST WALK WITH CRAIG MCMANUS

October 16 & 17, 2020

Skeptics turn into believers as you follow psychic medium and author Craig McManus on a one-hour walking tour, and listen as he talks about the paranormal activity he has experienced at a variety of properties along the way.

Adults $30; Children $25  (ages 3-12)

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