The original building on the site was constructed in 1254. It was rebuilt in the 15th century and was used to store the robes of the Bishop of Salisbury; hence it was known as the “Bishop’s Wardrobe” or “The Wardrobe”
A storehouse for the cathedral next door The Rifles Museum is now one of the most haunted museums in Great Britain.
Many Visitors have claimed to have seen the figure of a Cavalier and a ‘grey lady’ within many areas of the building and reports of strange lights and cold spots being felt in different rooms by ghost hunters carrying out Ghost Hunts here.
Loud Bangs, footsteps have been heard in rooms that are empty, Children crying and then heard laughing happen many times on the bottom floor but the most spine chilling reports are of a poltergeist which people have witnessed throwing books off the bookshelves when there is nobody else nearby.
Many Staff have also reported noises of someone or something running up and down the stairs at all times of the day and night.
An overnight ghost hunt at The Rifles Museum can be a terrifying experience, for even the most hardened ghost hunter.
Don‘t say we didn’t warn you!
Ghost Hunt are for the ages of 18 & over.
During your night you will be taking part in various methods of Ghost Hunting using Ouija boards, table tipping, glass divination, Psychic seances and along with modern day ghost hunting techniques.
Tea/coffee and squash along with crisps and biscuits will be available.
Limited street parking is available . Local car parks available a short walk away from the museum (less than 10 minutes walk)
Wear warm layered clothing as it can get cold throughout the night.
Wear flat gripped footwear.
21:00 - 02:00