The Maritime Museum of British Columbia is located in the old Supreme Court building is said to be the most haunted of them all due to the fact is was built on the site of the city’s first gallows and many of the men who were hanged still lie buried beneath its foundations.
Visit the Maritime Museum daily throughout the year. Helmcken Alley leads away from Bastion Square and has the reputation for being just as haunted. The sounds of muffled footsteps with dragging chains is one of the stories from Helmcken Alley that is featured in the Creepy Canada TV series
October 19-21, 26-28
The Maritime Museum is offering ghost tours of the 1889 landmark in October.
Those brave souls who dare to enter the building will hear creepy tales of ghost ships, cursed vessels, and real accounts of ghostly activity in Victoria’s original Provincial Courthouse.
That’s where Hanging Judge Matthew Baillie Begbie held court on the third floor. Some Victorians believe he still haunts the place.
The entertaining and enlightening ghost tours explore the historical development of Victoria and Bastion Square. They run twice a night at 7 and 8:30 pm on October 19th, 20th , 21st and again on the 26th ,27th, 28th.
Costs are $10 for Adults, $8 Students and Seniors, $7 Children 12 and under and $30 for a family ( 2 Adults and 2 children ).
For more information on reserving tickets
Contact Marc Vermette
Maritime Museum of B.C.
Phone: 250-385-4222 ext. 106