Weird Homes Tour: Ghosts in the Machines - Atlas Obscura Experiences

Weird Homes Tour: Ghosts in the Machines

$10 per device Online Experience
1 hour
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$10 per device
Austin, Texas
$10 per person
Austin, Texas See Dates
What We’ll Do

Join Weird Homes Tour and Atlas Obscura for a wonderfully odd look into the most unusual homes and the fascinating people who live in them.

Historian and self-professed occult archeologist Brandon Hodge invites you to his virtual home tour. He'll reveal his massive collection of artifacts and relics of Spiritualism, a religious movement that gained popularity in the 19th century. See fragments of the house in Wayne County, New York, where the Spiritualism movement started, Ouija boards, and many more spectral objects used to contact the departed.

Our partner, Weird Homes Tour, offers a series of annual self-paced, self-driving tours for guests to physically visit the inside of homes, and meet collectors of oddities, rare art collectors, performance artists, painters, sculptors and architects in cities all across the USA. As you browse their 100+ homes you will see that they reject cookie cutter design and architecture and embrace the wonderfulness of weird.

Photo Credit: Thanin Viriyaki Photography

Where We’ll Be

Once registered, you can access the Zoom room for this experience through your confirmation email or Eventbrite account.

About Your Host
Brandon Hodge
Brandon Hodge

Brandon Hodge is a collector, author, historian, and a self-described “occult archeologist” who specializes in historical spirit communication devices. Long fascinated by the bizarre occult world of tipping tables, séances, Spiritualism, and ghostly encounters, Brandon acquired his first writing planchette while building a traveling spookshow featuring “haunted” antiques in the late 1990s. He has since amassed the world's largest and finest collection of writing planchettes and other séance-related artifacts, all featured on his popular website, Brandon is a respected scholar and internationally-recognized lecturer who has leant his expertise in the occult field to museums, colleges, and institutions worldwide. His home is filled with an expansive collection of automatic writing planchettes, Ouija, séance relics, and other occult antiquities.

What Else You Should Know

Once registered, you can access the Zoom room for this experience through your confirmation email or Eventbrite account.

This online experience is part of Atlas Obscura’s Wonder From Home initiative. At Atlas Obscura, our mission has always been to inspire wonder and curiosity about the incredible world we all share. Now, more than ever, there’s a need to stay connected—not only to our sense of wonder, but to each other. Follow and share the hashtag #wonderfromhome for inspiring stories, more incredible online experiences, and live streams with the Atlas Obscura community.

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