A Spooky Tour Through the Eccentric Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, California

Great Big Story traveled to San Jose, California to take a tour through the very spooky Winchester Mystery House. The house is an odd legacy of troubled rifle heiress Sarah Winchester, who sought to assuage the ghosts that haunted her by constantly building eccentric additions onto her enormous Queen Anne Style Victorian over the course of 38 years. The construction continued up until her death in 1922.

Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, California, is one of the most haunted places in America. The Victorian mansion, built by Winchester Repeating Arms heiress Sarah Winchester, has more than a hundred rooms with mysterious architectural features like staircases that lead to the ceiling and doors that lead to nowhere. But that’s not all … In the Winchester Mystery House, you’re never truly alone.