Old Jail, Charleston

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  • My husband and I both felt the tour was interesting but overpriced. The tour guide was nice and seemed to be very knowledgeable about the jail's history. We did look at our pictures later and captured...  more »
  • Ok, so it was cool to be there for the last evening tour. The history was interesting, but the tour itself was very boring and our party of 15 thought that the money spent could of been used different...  more »
  • We did the "haunted" jail tour at 7pm. I am really into history and this tour lacks much of the history that makes this building interesting. The tour is short and is about 45 minutes. The rooms were ...  more »
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  • We took pictures inside when we got home and looked at the picture we seen several ghost in the picture. I am not a person that really believed in ghosts and I am not a scared person but it amazed me and my husband both of the ghost we seen in our pictures. With 2 different Carmen's
  • Didn't really enjoy a 10.30pm ghost tour there from Buldog company. It's too stuffy there, no AC, tour guide was trying to scary the group with his own ghost experience stories that I could hardly believe in, like seeing a ghost while giving a tour and running away from it. It is good for kids and teens probably, but not for adults.
  • The best ghost tour i have ever been on. Had a few personal experiences in the 45 minute tour. I just wish it was longer and could hear more stories and that people would be more respectful of the dead and the history that has happened here.
  • This is a cool piece of history in Charleston. I always learn something new when I visit.
  • Was a creepy and historical site to visit. You need to take a tour to go inside. Lot of interesting stories about people who were imprisoned there.

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