Morbid Curiosity Tour

Peeping eye through a rock
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Skull with bone cancer
Morbid Curiosity Tour
September 3, 2019

Morbid Curiosity Tour

Skull with bone cancer

Image from the BRI Medical Images Victorian collection

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    October 14, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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    October 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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    October 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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    October 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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    October 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Have you ever walked around a cemetery or graveyard and thought ‘I wonder how they died?’.  Well now’s your chance to find out.

This October hear about drownings and hangings, murder and unfortunate accidents, a ‘crinoline death’, diseases of the past such as cholera and smallpox, childbirth complications and fatal childhood diseases.

Bring a torch (as it will be dark) and join us as we will share some stories, drop some knowledge and open your mind to the ways people from the past met their end.

Warning: this tour is not for the faint hearted, and not suitable for children. This tour is not fully accessible and includes some steep slopes, muddy paths and steps.

This tour starts at the East Lodge

We have free parking on site, and cycle racks available. There is an accessible parking space outside each chapel. Further information can be found on our Visiting Arnos Vale page.

Arnos Vale Cemetery is not a fully accessible site. . Wearing warm clothes and sensible shoes is strongly recommended.

Tickets are issued via email upon booking. No need to print them out; you can show them to a team member on your electronic device. We regret that we cannot exchange, refund or transfer tickets unless the event in question has been cancelled or rescheduled by Arnos Vale. If the event is cancelled you will be notified by email.

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