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Fort Delaware State Park, DE

Paranormal Institute

General Tour
3 hr. 30 min.


The program will be canceled only in the event of severe weather making boat travel unsafe. Please provide a cell phone number so that park staff can reach you in a timely manner in the event of a cancellation.

No open-toed shoes; please dress appropriately as participants may encounter wet and dusty areas of the fort.
Ticket Availability


Tour Description

Join this classroom session to learn how to conduct paranormal investigations using a variety of techniques. After instruction, participate in an actual paranormal investigation of Fort Delaware. Visit areas where paranormal activity has been suspected, along with investigatiors from Diamond State Ghost Investigators. At each area we will use EMFs, data recorders, and temperature sensors to search for paranormal activity. Visitors are welcome to bring their own equipment as long as it is easy to transport.

Not Available for 2014.

Tour Details

  • Duration: 3 hr. 30 min.
  • Accessible: Yes
  • Effort: Moderate

Important Information

Program open to ages 16 and older. Participants should arrive 30 minutes prior to boat departure to check in at the Fort Delaware dock, 45 Clinton Street, Delaware City DE 19706. Please dress appropriately for the weather; no open-toed shoes. In the event of EXTREME inclement weather which make boat travel unsafe, park staff will call registrants with a rain date reschedule.


Wheelchair accessible boat ramp and dock, jitney has wheelchair lift. Some areas of the fort may be more accessible than others.


Fort Delaware State Park is accessible only by ferry, leaving from 45 Clinton Street, Delaware City DE 19706

Note: Some Tours may be available only from the Tour Park on a first-come-first-served basis. Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the Tour Park.