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Haunted Museums in NY State 1

If you are a local paranormal hunter or traveler to New York, you may want to check out the activity taking place at the located in American Museum of Moving Image in Queens, Roberson Museum and Science Center in Binghamton, and the Seneca Falls Historical Museum in Seneca Falls.

American Museum of Moving Image in Queens

Head to Astoria to experience the American Museum of the Moving Image, where tourists enjoy a collection of more than 1,000 film and television artifacts, computer-based interactive activities, commissioned installations, audio-visual materials, and professional equipment demonstrations. However, during their visit, very few people are aware of the museum’s haunted connection.

The majority of reports mainly center on paranormal activities that affect night watchmen, including unexplainable footsteps that emerge at night in the office area. Sometimes, a man’s deep voice is heard coming from the hallway. When no one else is supposed to be in the building, the sounds of people talking have been heard from the vents. The security desk located at the entrance lobby is a supposed haunting spot for an African American female ghost who wears a white dress.

Contact Information
35 Avenue at 37 Street
Astoria, NY 11106
Phone: 718 784-0077

Hours
Tuesday through Friday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Admission
Adults: $7.00
Senior citizens (65+)/college students with ID: $7.00
Children (8-18): $7.00
Members/children under 8: FREE

The Roberson Museum and Science Center in Binghamton

Focusing on 19th and 20th-century art, history, folk life, science, and natural history exhibits, the Roberson Museum and Science Center is said to have a supernatural resident.  It is believed that a ghost named Alonzo Roberson, who was responsible for constructing the Roberson Mansion, which is also part of the museum complex, haunts the museum. The elevator and the halls of his former residence have shown the most paranormal activity of the museum.

Contact Information
30 Front Street
Binghamton, NY 13905
Phone: 607-772-0660

Hours
Monday & Tuesday: Closed to the public
Wednesday & Thursday: Noon , 5:00 pm
Friday: Noon , 9:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Noon – 5:00 pm

Admission
Children (4 & under, with adult): Free
Students and Seniors (62 and up): $6.00
Adults: $8.00

Seneca Falls Historical Museum in Seneca Falls

The Seneca Falls Historical Museum in Seneca Falls, New York, has a reputation for providing educational and community outreach. At the start of your visit, don’t be surprised if you’re told about the resident ghost that haunts the museum , which is believed to be a former resident named Edward Mynderse. Known as ‘Edward,’ the ghost has a reputation for being a sort of practical joker, tossing stuffed animals across rooms, as well as removing the tacks from the storm window plastic. Overall, he is a friendly spirit.

Contact Information
55 Cayuga Street
Seneca Falls, NY 13148
315-568-8412

Hours
Monday through Friday: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Keep in mind that tours are held on the hour starting at 9 am with the last chance to experience the museum by tour at 3pm.