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2015 Haunted Statehouse Tours

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board has kicked off ticket sales for the 2015 Haunted Statehouse Tours. The special Halloween tours will take place on Fri., Oct.16 and Sat., Oct. 17; and Fri., Oct. 23 and Sat., Oct. 24. Tickets for the Haunted Statehouse Tours are $12 per adult and $6 per child under the age of 12. This is a ticketed event. Tickets must be pre-ordered.

 

Tours will depart every half hour between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tour times are: 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tickets are limited to 40 individuals per tour time each night. This is a hot ticket on Capitol Square.

 

Tickets can be purchased three ways:

-Online at www.statehouseshop.com (click "Holiday");

-Visit the Statehouse Museum Shop on the ground floor of the Ohio

Statehouse;

-Purchase over the phone by calling 614/728-9234.

 Ohio Statehouse staff members and volunteers will combine history and legend in this special family-friendly haunted Statehouse tour. Conductors will lead visitors through the dimly lit limestone corridors of the Ohio Statehouse by lantern. This historical tour is spooky but appropriate for all members of the family. The tour is most suitable for individuals over the age of 12. The 2015 edition of the Haunted Statehouse Tours will feature newly found evidence of paranormal activity at the Ohio Statehouse.

 

Special activities will be available to participate in before each tour. The Statehouse Museum shop will be open throughout the evening and will offer candy apples, candy and caramel corn, cookies and soda for purchase. In addition, special Halloween merchandise will be offered for purchase. More information is available at www.statehouseshop.com.

 

Visitors to the Ohio Statehouse are invited to park in the facility's underground parking garage. This convenient and affordable parking offers direct sheltered access to the Ohio Statehouse for this event. Parking fee is not included in ticket price. Parking rates are available at http://www.ohiostatehouse.org/about/general-information/parking/rates.

 

 

For more information about the Haunted Statehouse Tours, visit www.ohiostatehouse.org or contact 614/728-2130.

 

High resolution press images are available at: http://www.ohiostatehouse.org/galleries/events.

 

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