Are you frightfully interested in history? Then the Haunted Statehouse Tour is for you.

Are you frightfully interested in history? Then the Haunted Statehouse Tour is for you.

Costumed characters from the past will share historical tidbits while conductors with lanterns lead you through the darkened hallways and chambers of Statehouse, which opened in 1857. The tour is designed for kids aged 12 and older but would be appropriate for all members of the family. Tours leave every half hour on Oct. 18 and 19 and Oct. 25 and 26.

Tickets must be purchased in advance. They cost $12 for anyone aged 13 or older. Children are $6. To purchase tickets, call 614-728-9234, visit statehouseshop.com or go to the Statehouse Museum Shop. The Statehouse is located at 1 Capitol Square in Columbus.

-Melissa Kossler Dutton