Ghost Hunter Classes

Enjoy classroom training from Paravizionz, a local professional ghost hunter organization. The class begins at 7:00 pm in the Red Brick Meeting House (407 High St., Waynesville, OH 45068). At approximately 9:00 pm, the class heads out to Main Street in Waynesville for some actual hunting.  Then, the class proceeds to the Museum at the Friends Home for additional hunting (there have been a number of sightings at the Museum).  Cookies and hot beverages will be served.  The class ends at midnight. We have upcoming classes scheduled for Saturday, March 9th, 2019, and Saturday, October 5th, 2019. The cost is $40 per person.  Class size is limited to 30 people and tickets are non-refundable. All participants must be 16 years of age or older.  Watch this video featuring our museum and Paravizionz.

Summer Ghost Tours

Tour guides will recount stories that defy explanation; some linked to historically based legends from the area’s unique and fascinating past. All of these sightings and experiences have been described by Main Street residents, shop owners and visitors ~ some even occurring during earlier tours. History buffs will enjoy tales of the 215-year-old Village’s famous and infamous personalities. The cost is $12 per adult or child 12 or older, free for children under 12. Here are some reviews of our tours from

Fall Ghost Tours - Main Street and Quaker Hill

In October the Museum at the Friends Home culls the most fascinating and true stories of area lore to delight visitors of all ages during tours of downtown Waynesville and the Quaker Hill area. Each one-hour stroll highlights fascinating, historically based legends from the area's unique past based on first and second-hand accounts of experiences that defy explanation.  A self-guided tour of the Museum at the Friends Home is included after the tour. Tours start mid-month and occur on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.  The cost is $12 per adult or child 12 or older, free for children under 12. Here are some reviews of our tours from

Ghost and Goblet Dinners

We're sure you'll enjoy the excellent buffet catered by City Barbeque and served at our haunted Red Brick Meeting House. Storytellers from the Museum at the Friends Home will entertain you during dinner relating ghost stories told to use by local citizens over the years. After dinner, we will lead you on a walking tour of Quaker Hill Historic District and tell more exciting tales. At the end of the walk, you will visit the Friends Museum (also haunted) and enjoy light refreshments. Reservations and pre-payment are required.

All tours are non-refundable once booked due to the limited spaces available.


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