Troy, NY 12180
Experience the haunted side of New York’s Capital Region by exploring Ten Broeck Mansion and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Hear accounts of disembodied children’s voices, mysterious music, and screams of deceased hospital patients on one of their walking tours.
Ten Broeck Mansion –Join The Original Albany Ghost Tour at Ten Broeck Manion, one of the most haunted public sites in Albany. Trained docents will guide you through its haunted halls, regaling you with tales of the supernatural. Who is the Woman and White seen gazing sadly upon Ten Broeck Triangle? What does the Man with the Billy Goat Beard want from Mansion visitors? The answers may lie within the walls of Ten Broeck.
Spirits of Rensselaer: Historic Haunted Walking Tour of RPI – Join The Original Albany Ghost Tour at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy for a 90-minute walking tour of the nearly 200-year-old institution. Learn about the former Troy Hospital, now named West Hall, which was used to treat the poor of the city. Both students and paranormal investigators have reported the spirit of Nurse Betsy, who cared for patients in the psychiatric ward until her tragic and unfortunate death when the ward caught on fire. Betsy tried to save her patients, but ultimately died, trapped in the flames. Sounds of screams and whining patients, doors flying shut, and loud thumping noises have been heard, along with footsteps of Nurse Betsy walking from room to room, and soft piano music that she used to play to calm her patients.
Downtown Albany Hops and Haunts Walking Tour– Join The Original Albany Ghost Tour for a paranormal pub crawl with a haunted historic tour of Ten Broeck Mansion and Downtown Albany.
Opportunities for visitors:
Guided group tours.
Days/times of operation:
Guided group tours at Ten Broeck Mansion available April – October, by appointment only
Guided tours at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Hops & Haunts Walking Tour available in October, by appointment only
General: $5, Students and Seniors: $4, Children 12 & Under: $3