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Waverly Hills Sanatorium is known by many as "One of The MOST HAUNTED PLACES  ON EARTH". Waverly is a place known world wide to be FULL of History & Paranormal Activity...

There is Paranormal Activity happening here on a regular basis. Even though you many not always easily see it, hear it, feel it, or smell it... when you do, you know it. Thousands can attest to their "Waverly Experience". And we are working constantly to bring you that “Waverly Experience” online. Be sure to visit our site often for stories and photos from our friends and guests. The best way to experience Waverly Hills is to come see it for yourself. We’re waiting for you!

This site is the ONLY OFFICIAL WEBSITE for the Waverly Hills Sanatorium, owned by Charles and Tina Mattingly.

Do not be fooled by other sites online containing images and information about Waverly Hills! This is the only website where you can find legitimate Waverly Hills information and book your reservations for Tours & Paranormal Investigations. We also carry a growing product line and our website is the ONLY place online to get your official Waverly gear! In addition to what you’ll find on our site, come visit us to see even more awesome, OFFICIAL WHS merchandise!

Latest News

Online Scheduling Now Active!

Online Scheduling Now Active!

Waverly Hills Online Scheduling is now active! Book your tours and investigation by following the links in the above menu or selecting your date on the calendar to the right!

Laser Light Show Open Until Jan. 4th!

Waverly Hill's First Laser Light Show

Come and see a light show unlike any other! Now open Monday - Friday 7pm to 9pm and Saturday - Sunday 6pm - 9pm with shows every half hour.

Cost is $10.00 per car load (large vans / buses additional), with no reservation required.

Just drive up the Dixie Highway gate, located on Paralee Lane, Louisville, Ky 40242 (Note: For special events such as this, the Bobby Nichols Golf Course is the exit)

We look forward to seeing you there!

Happy Holidays from all of us at Waverly Hills!

Tour Rules

PUBLIC PARANORMAL GUIDED TOURS ($22 per person): Approximately  1 ½ - 2 hours in length. An introduction to Waverly Hills. Walk through the building with a knowledgeable tour guide. No one under the age of 10 years old permitted.  An adult must accompany anyone under the age of 18 at all times.

PUBLIC HISTORICAL GUIDED TOURS ($22 per person): Approximately  1 ½ - 2 hours in length. Delve into the history of Waverly Hills. Walk through the building with a knowledgeable tour guide. Although paranormal questions will be answered, this tour focuses more on the historical significance of Waverly Hills. No one under the age of 10 permitted.  An adult must accompany anyone under the age of 18, at all times.

PRIVATE GUIDED TOURS ($22.00 per person): Consist of a minimum of 25 paid guest to schedule a PRIVATE guided tour. No one under the age of 7 years old permitted on a private guided tour.

PUBLIC  4 & 8-HOUR INVESTIGATIONS ($50 / $100 per person): There will be a guide present, but they will not be with you during the entire event, they will be roaming around from group to group. Guests are free to walk around on each floor until they are moved to the next area & investigate each floor within the time allotted. Excluding any areas where the public is not permitted. Each area includes any guest that has booked the investigation for the same time. ABSOLUTELY NO ONE UNDER 18 YEARS OLD ARE PERMITTED ON THE PUBLIC INVESTIGATIONS ID REQUIRED!

PRIVATE 4 & 8-HOUR INVESTIGATIONS ($50 & $100 per person):  There will be a guide present & are here for you if needed. Guests are free to walk around & investigate the building within the time allotted. Excluding any areas where the public is not permitted. Will include only guests in your party. (MINIMUM OF 20-PAID GUEST FOR THE 4 HOUR PRIVATE INVESTIGATION) Any over 20 guest  $50.00 per guest. (MINIMUM OF 10-PAID GUEST FOR THE 8 HOUR PRIVATE INVESTIGATION) Any over 10 guest $100.00 per guest. Although, we do not suggest anyone under the age of 10 years old, No One under the age of 7 years old permitted. However if anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Absolutely NO ONE ALLOWED on the property without a reservation. (NO PETS ALLOWED). Thank You! 

GENERAL RULES

ADVANCE PAID RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR ALL TYPES OF TOURS & INVESTIGATIONS.

Tours at Waverly Hills Sanatorium can be very strenuous for those who find it difficult to climb stairs, suffer from breathing issues or other health issues. While in the building, there are no conveniences (heat, air-conditioning, elevators, working lights, etc.). Although everyone is welcome, if you need help going up & down stairs or walking, hearing or seeing, please have someone scheduled to come with you to help you on the tour.

By booking your tour with this site, you are solely responsible for understanding and following these rules and regulations. BE SURE to understand age restrictions as there will be NO REFUNDS and guests will not be permitted to enter if they do not qualify for the age restrictions. NO EXCEPTIONS!

There are NO WORKING RESTROOMS inside of the Waverly Hills. Everyone will be given the opportunity to use the restroom facilities located within the "Old Laundry-Room," which is the WELCOME CENTER, where you signed in when you arrived. Only Paranormal Investigations will have access to restrooms during your investigations. The welcome center/safe room where the restrooms are located will be locked. You will need to get with your guide to bring you to the restrooms.

During Paranormal Investigations you will have access to restrooms during your Paranormal Investigations. The welcome center/safe room where the restrooms are located will be locked. You will need to get with your guide to bring you to the restrooms.

Smoking is allowed in designated areas only.

Calling for reservations: The reservation number (502) 933-2142 is for information on tours & Investigation availability & making reservations.

The staffs here at Waverly Hills are here in order to insure you enjoy your visit with us here at Waverly Hills. Please be respectful. Do NOT leave trash or other messes, assuming that someone will just clean it up. Throw your trash away in the proper receptacles and clean up after yourself.

You can visit our website for information go to: www.therealwaverlyhills.com you can also like us on face book, we are under the name: "The Waverly Hills Sanatorium". We sincerely appreciate your support as we work to save & restore Waverly Hills!

GUIDED TOUR SPECIFICS

Guided tours are approximately 1 ½ to 2 hours in length. You must have a reservation. No one under the age of 10 permitted. No one under 18 permitted unless accompanied by an adult at all times.

THE GUIDED TOURS is an introduction to Waverly Hills and you will be walking through the building with a knowledgeable tour guide. During a guided tour, you are not allowed to wander away from the tour guide or group. If you wish to explore the building in more detail, there are other options available to schedule.

All reservations must be paid, IN FULL, IN ADVANCE in order to secure your appointment. There are NO REFUNDS for any reason – NO EXCEPTIONS!

Absolutely NO ALCOHOL, DRUGS and/or WEAPONS of any kind are allowed on the property at any time.

NO video recording of any kind using any method (including cell phones) is prohibited on the guided tours, for safety reasons.

Flashlight and camera use is limited while in the building and on the property. No large spotlights, large powerful flashlights or headlamps will be permitted.  Flash photography is strictly prohibited on the outside of the building during tours after dark. This is to avoid disruption of other tours being conducted.

There is no food allowed inside the building. Only bottled drinks with closeable lids are allowed inside the building. All must be removed & placed in proper trash receptacles provided.

ALL guests at Waverly Hills MUST adhere to all of the rules and regulations while on the property and all requests and instructions given by the guide.

When you arrive, please follow all instructions given to you by the person checking you in at the gate.

WE THANK YOU! For your support in HELPING US RESTORE & SAVE WAVERLY HILLS!

4 AND 8 HOUR PARANORMAL INVESTIGATION SPECIFICS

For a PRIVATE 4 HOUR INVESTIGATION: A minimum of 20 paid guest required at $50.00 per guest. Any over the 20 are $50.00 per guest.

For a PRIVATE 8 HOUR INVESTIGATION: A minimum of 10 paid guest at $100.00 per guest. Any over the 10 are $100.00 per guest.

On a PRIVATE 4 OR 8-HOUR INVESTIGATION: (SUNDAY-THURSDAY) NO ONE UNDER THE AGE OF 18 PERMITTED WITH OUT AN ADULT AT ALL TIMES.

These are not guided tours. These are Paranormal Investigations. Guest are free to walk around & investigate. Excluding any areas where the public is not allowed.

On a PUBLIC 4 HOUR INVESTIGATION: On Fridays we schedule the 4-hour PUBLIC Paranormal Investigations after our guided tours have ended for that evening.  Cost is $50.00 per guest.

On a PUBLIC 8 HOUR INVESTIGATION:  On Saturdays we schedule the 8-hour PUBLIC Paranormal Investigations after our guided tours have ended for that evening. Cost is $100.00 per guest.

ON A PUBLIC INVESTIGATION ABSOLUTELY NO ONE UNDER THE AGE OF 18 YEARS OLD PERMITTED ID REQUIRED.

These are not guided tours. These are Paranormal Investigations. Guest are free to walk around & investigate each area they are taken to by a guide. The guide will move each group to different areas throughout the night, until you have been able to investigate each area allowed.  EXCLUDING any areas where the public is not allowed. Staff members will be available on site to answer questions and address any issues. YOU DO HAVE ACCESS TO RESTROOMS DURING YOUR INVESTIGATION.

ABSOLUTELY NO disrespectful evoking or provocation is ever allowed for any reason.

ABSOLUTELY NO séance’s to be conducted or Ouija boards or anything of the sort, to be used on the property or in the building ever for any reason. NO EXCEPTIONS!

If you plan to set-up and use any cameras or other paranormal detection equipment, set-up and wrap-up time must be factored into the scheduled time allotted for your reservation. You MUST exit the building, and leave Waverly Hills on time, at the end of your session. NO EXCEPTIONS!

ABSOLUTELY NO ALCOHOL, DRUGS and/or WEAPONS of any kind are allowed on the property at any time. Coolers or any carry in containers are subject to inspection, by staff. There are NO REFUNDS for any reason-NO EXCEPTIONS.

DISCLAIMER...

Everyone that schedules a tour or an investigation & that enters on, Waverly Hills property agrees & signs a waiver stating that, all video/audio/Photos any media captured at Waverly Hills, belongs to Waverly Hills & or its owners. No one can use or sale any of the above for any reason.  (Personal use only/Not for personal gain in anyway). You also agree not to use or portray Waverly Hills in any negative way. You also, agree that at any time your image or your likeness, your voice, your words, could be captured while on said property & Waverly Hills has your permission to use your image or likeness, your voice, your words, in any way they see fit. Without your permission or any kind of compensation.  You also agree, that you do not hold & you release Waverly Hills/Waverly Hills Historical Society Inc. or it’s owners, operators, employees, volunteers, family, guest and or acquaintances of any liability of any kind whatsoever. This includes any damages or injury to yourself and or your personal property. You accept all responsibility for yourself, your actions & or anyone you have brought on to said property, meaning Waverly Hills with you. You agree to any and all rules & or regulations mentioned while on Waverly Hills property. You agree that you have read & fully understand. This includes past, present & future visits on Waverly Hills property.