Did you know that Canada has some of the most haunted homes in the world?
Many of these are also open to the public!
These are the stories from people who lived in these homes but never left.
Hear that? They’re asking us to knock on their door, I believe.
Do we dare enter? You do so at your own risk.
The Keg Mansion – Toronto, Ont.
This haunted house has attracted both ghostly and real presences to the home.
A small boy who loves to run up and down the main staircase is one of the most well-known ghosts. Many people claim they can hear him running.
This mansion is now a popular Toronto restaurant called The Keg House (maybe your parents took you there?). It is now a popular restaurant called The Keg Mansion, but it used to be one of the most magnificent houses in the city. It was built as the A. McMaster House in 1868.
Would you ever set foot in this restaurant! Imagine if the bread basket is haunted! Some people even believe they have seen the ghost boy peeking out at them as they eat.
The Marr Residence — Saskatoon, Sask.
According to legend, one of the ghosts haunting this house is an angry man who enjoys torturing any woman who visits it!
It is not known if the ghost lived in the house, but it never left. ), or was a patient in the hospital’s days as a field hospital back in 1885.
This building is known as The Marr Residence and it’s the oldest in Saskatoon. It existed before the founding of the city.
It’s not surprising that ghosts have been reported from this house. You should be careful when you approach this one. Are you sure you can make it to the second level?
Craigdarroch Castle — Victoria, B. C.
This haunted house in Ohio is believed to be home to many ghosts. It even has a piano that can play with anyone at the keys.
The beginnings of the castle were no less scary. Robert Dunsmuir was the man who built it, but he died one year later.
It was a home, a hospital, and a college before becoming a museum in 1979.
Would you take a field trip to the haunted museum? What would you do if the piano started playing on its own?
Fairmont Hotel Macdonald — Edmonton, Alta.
A ghost horse is a myth that haunts the ground. These ghost horses are not only haunted by people!
The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway built this hotel in 1915, but construction began in 1911. There’s a legend that one of the horses died as the foundation was being laid.
The hotel is haunted by the horse to this day.
Many guests staying on the eighth-floor claim to hear the ghost horse galloping down the hallways. It can sometimes be heard down in the basement. However, no one has seen the ghost horse.
What would you do in a dark basement if you heard a ghost “neigh”? Are ghost horses more frightening than regular ghosts?
Hatley Castle — Victoria, B.C.
Imagine you are in an empty room and suddenly hearing a record. This is what haunted houses are said to be like!
Reports have also reported that doors and windows can open and close all by themselves!
Hatley Castle, B.C.’s home in 1910, was known as Hatley Castle. James Dunsmuir, the lieutenant-governor of B.C., and his family. The sinking of the Lusitania in 1915 claimed the life of the Dunsmuir’s son, who had enlisted in the war.
His parents never recovered after his death.
It is believed that the Dunsmuir clan is still living at Hatley Castle today, although they are now ghosts. This is the Dunsmuir son playing his favorite record in the study. The castle was also used for rooming at a military college. Cadets would see Laura the mother in their rooms at night when they were there!
These haunted houses can be visited by the public, but you will need to make an appointment to see the Marr Residence. Before you go, make sure you check.