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Ohio's Haunted Museums - Haunts with Shocking History

As with ##Region##'s Haunted Theaters, many of ##Region##'s local Museums are believed to be haunted as well. Home to a variety of historical items and artifacts, museums are a well known hot-spot for paranormal activity. It's widely believed that some spirits latch on, or tether themselves to items that were of great importance to them before passing, and as home to numerous historical artifacts, it's no wonder that some spirits make their home at museums! Some museums are even located on historical grounds - battlefields, historical homes, old prisons, and other historically significant locales where soldiers, politicians, writers, and many others lived, and passed on. Find out more about ##Region##'s real Haunted History - visit a local Haunted Museum today!
 
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    "This museum was once a schoolhouse and hospital, and employees believe the location is haunted. Built in the mid-19th century, the building has seen its fair share of history and ghost stories. The first spirit seen here was that of young boy who had been seen staring down into the street from the upper floor. The boy has been known to play with visitors children and has appeared... Read More

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    This historic mansion and vineyard was originally built by immigrants but was left abandoned after a family tragedy. After, the employees began to report a vortex in the building, along with cold spots. A drama student who was leaving class once reported seeing a pale face staring at him from inside the building. The same occurrence has been reported by many ever since. Read More

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    This location is reported to have a ghost that haunts the building at night and he is believed to be a former security guard who was killed here. He rattles the door knobs and checks the locks on the doors. A ghost pilot haunts the World War I Plane Exhibit and people have reported seeing him in the plane's cockpit, messing around with the instruments before disappearing. Both joyous... Read More

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  •   Taft Museum of Art Cincinnati, OH
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    Martin Baum built this museum back in 1820 and it is rumored to be the home to several spirits. The most famous one being Annie, the wife of Charles Phelps Taft, half brother of President William Howard Taft. The building was donated to the city by them in 1932. Annie apparently wears a long pink gown and ghosts are said to linger at night, calling people's names, tapping them on the... Read More

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    Paranormal investigations have taken place at this location and reports said they have seen shadows inside the building and ahve heard a little girl talking or laughing. In the main exhibit room, a light comes on by itself and the only way to turn it on is to pull a cord. Whistles have also been heard near a Civil War exhibit. Read More

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  •   Thurber House Columbus, OH
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    This literary center and museum is said to be haunted by James Thurber, and author and cartoonist. Witness report books flying from their shelves and the sounds of footsteps on the back staircase. Thurber himself experienced hauntings within the home, which was built on a portion of the grounds of a former state psychiatric hospital that burned down. Thurber recorded his sightings in... Read More

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    This museum is owned by the Hardin County Historical Museums and dates back to 1896 when it was a private home. It is rumored to be haunted by former resident Mrs. Sullivan who has been seen by witnesses on ghost tours. People have heard footsteps or smelled her perfume in the area. Read More

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  •   Cincinnati Art Museum Cincinnati, OH
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    This Art Museum is home to various paranormal occurrences. The first being that of an apparition who was seven feet tall, misty black figure with no face. Security has witnessed the spirit standing behind them in doorways, watching them. Another ghost that wanders has a glowing face and wakes guards that sleep during the night shift, apparently wanting them to wake up and make sure the... Read More

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