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COLUMBUS, OHIO – Haunted Statehouse Tour tickets are still available. The special evening tours will take place during two weekends in October: Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19; and Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26.

 

Each tour will last approximately an hour. Available tour times include: 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 event has sold out the previous seven years.

 

Tickets for the Haunted Statehouse Tours are $12 per adult and $6 per child under the age of 12. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

 

Tickets can be purchased three ways:

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

-By visiting the Statehouse Museum Shop on the ground floor of the Ohio

Statehouse;

-Or purchasing over the phone by calling 614/728-9234.

 

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.

 

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 www.ohiostatehouse.org.

 

For more information about the Haunted Statehouse Tours, visit www.ohiostatehouse.org

or contact 614/728-9234.

 

High resolution press images are available at:

http://www.ohiostatehouse.org/Multimedia/MediaLibrary/Collection.aspx?start=1&collectionId=108513.

 

To view this press release and others, visit www.ohiostatehouse.org.

 

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