A Victorian Seance Experience

1711 Dandridge Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915
1711 Dandridge Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915
  • Date(s): October 31, 2020 to October 31, 2020
  • Event Times: Every 20 minutes starting at 6:30 pm and ending at 10:30pm
  • Price: $20.00 per person and $12.00 for children (ages 12-16)
  • Location: Mabry-Hazen House and Bethel Cemetery

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About

As the evenings grow darker and the first hint of winter hangs in the air, the western world enters the season of the dead. It is a time when ghost stories, dark tales, and mysterious happenings rise up to help us understand death and the unexplained. Along with the historic house museum and family history, Mabry-Hazen House also preserves this spookier history of Americans' experiences with death, burial, and Spiritualism. For the third year, Mabry-Hazen House will exhibit those macabre, yet fascinating cultural moments during their immersive
A Victorian Seance Experience!
 
From 6:30pm-10:30pm on October 29-31, 2020, Mabry Hazen House will host A Victorian Séance Experience inside the front parlors of the 1858 historic house. Under the guidance of a Victorian medium, the séances will reenact a nineteenth century Spiritualist seance filled with “mysterious and startling wonders.” Joining an “investigator,” sitters will judge historic “demonstrations” of mediumship. Relying on primary sources from the nineteenth century, you will join a scientist to investigator the true nature of a Victorian séance and give “investigators” an immersing experience Whether true manifestations of spirits or clever parlor tricks, sitters at the séances will experience this eerie, yet ubiquitous aspect of 19th century American life.
 
Séances occur every 20 minutes starting at 6:30 pm and ending at 10:30pm. Guests select a specific date and time to reserve a seat at the table. Each session is limited to 6 guests, it is strongly recommended tickets be purchased in advance, and all sitters must be 12 or older. Tickets are $20 per person and $12 for children (ages 12-16). A private session for up to 6 sitters may be reserved for $100. Sitters should arrive at least 15 minutes before their reservation. Masks are required.
 
Tickets can be purchased at www.mabryhazen.com/seance. Service fees apply for online purchases. Payments with cash or check are available. Call 865-522-8661 to arrange payment.
 
In addition to the séances, psychics, astrologers, and tarot card readers will be perform their craft for interested parties.

A Victorian Seance Experience