Haunted Places to Visit in Nebraska
While many people flock to haunted house attractions throughout the month of October that are brimming with chainsaw-wielding actors, the bravest of the brave seek out something a little more real and a lot more sinister. Over the years there have been countless ghost sightings throughout NE at a handful of haunted places. Check out some of our favorites below to get you in the Halloween spirit.
Ghost Sightings Throughout NE
Ball Cemetery, Springfield NE
It should be no surprise that one of the most haunted places in Nebraska is a cemetery. This one in particular has handfuls of claims of ghostly sightings including a tall man who likes to mess with visitors and a woman who laughs uncontrollably and grabs at visitors clothing.
Centennial Hall, Valentine NE
Centennial Hall in Valentine Nebraska is said to be haunted by a former student that died there in 1944. The school has since been turned into a museum but there are still reports of ghostly apparitions and music filtering through the halls.
Museum of Shadows, Elmwood NE
What more do you expect from a museum that houses haunted artifacts? Museum of Shadows in Elmwood Nebraska claims to be situated inside one of the most haunted buildings in all of the Midwest. Museum visitors often recall seeing apparitions, hearing voices, seeing things move on their own and more.
The Chapel at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Omaha NE
A paranormal research team named the chapel at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Omaha Nebraska the most haunted location they had ever studied. While visiting the chapel’s basement the team repeatedly encountered a dark spirit and recorded him saying “get out”.
The Nebraska State Capitol, Lincoln NE
The Nebraska State Capitol is said to be haunted, but not by ghosts. The building is plagued with freak accidents that have taken the life of a handful of workers including a workman who was allegedly hanging Christmas lights when he had a heart attack and fell to the ground.
*Note – some of the places listed here may be on private property. It is illegal to visit any sites on private property without obtaining permission from the owners beforehand.