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Theatre & Performing Arts

The Séance Experience at the Congress Plaza Hotel

The Séance Experience™ conducts popular live re-creations of authentic Victorian Era dark Séances inside the historic Congress Plaza Hotel, said by many to be the most haunted place in the Windy City. The hotel has been ranked as one of the “Most Haunted Hotels in America” with USA Today recently nominating it for the Best Haunted Hotel in the U.S. Noted ghostly sightings at the historic hotel include the likes of former hotel residents: Al Capone, Teddy Roosevelt and Harry Houdini among others. The authentic séances are offered to the public at varying times on weekends with tickets available through Eventbrite. Tickets start at $25, and an additional early bird discount may be available online. The séances are slated at the historic downtown Chicago hotel in an area not usually opened to the public. Authentically re-created exactly as conducted in the 1800’s, séances are scheduled inside an actual room built in 1893 using antique séance artifacts also dating from the 1800’s. Séances are typically hosted by a Séance Master who is a former College Instructor and published researcher on Paranormal Phenomena; he has appeared as an expert TV “Ghost” authority; he was a Houdini Séance organizer at the world-famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, CA and has conducted 100’s of séances throughout the country. The hotel boasts countless confirmations of actual verified historic sightings of the unexplained and paranormal. Attend this classic Victorian Era Séance and you too may get to say, “I see dead people,” at one of the most haunted hotels in America.

(Photo Courtesy of FrightFind)


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