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Sarah Winchester Bedroom

While on the flashlight tour on Friday the 13th, my brother-in-law and I were making our way into Sarah Winchester's bedroom. We were one of the last few in the room and were walking by the wall that is shared by the hallway when we both heard a weird scraping sound. It was so out of place that it took both of us by surprise and we started shining our flashlights into the wall to see if it was someone on the other side. My sister, who was right behind us, also heard it and started looking as well. My brother-in-law walked back into the hallway, which was now empty, and came back in shaking his head - there was nothing there. It really gave us a chill because the way we described it to each other was that it sounded like metal or something large scraping across the wall. The tour guide came over to ask what we were looking for and we told him what we had heard. He thought it might be a flashlight from on of the others on the tour bumping into the wall, but what we heard wasn't a bump. We let it go for a moment to listen to our tour guide (who was amazing, by the way!!) and when he told us the history of the room I thought that the three of us might pass out. Sarah Winchester had been trapped in that bedroom during the big earthquake of 1906. How did they get her out? By prizing the door open with a crowbar. As soon as the tour guide said the word 'crowbar' we knew that was exactly what we heard. It sounded like a crowbar had been scraping along that wall towards the bedroom door. Throughout the entire tour we kept feeling cold spots where there were no windows, doors, vents or any real explanation, but hands down what we experienced and felt in Sarah Winchester's bedroom was unbelievable. After the tour the guide came over to talk with us and he was very excited about our experience. He shared some of his more memorable happenings with us and we were so glad that he didn't discount our experience!
03/13/15, 10:00PM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by Nicole Glass, Christopher Ady and Sandi Ady

This is late. I didn't want people to think me odd. After reading others reports I realize it might just be okay. For My Birthday on the 13th, my husband surprised me with a flash light tour. I love Llanada Villa, visit it at least every five years. I was with my sons, the hubs and one of the sons - Gf -Sarah. We held back from the big tour group not enough to lag behind but just because I love the details of the place. I whispered to Sarah, "Sarah look at this! " And A very clear voice at the back of me, said," Yes, what is it? "My Sarah was way ahead of me and came back and said, "Cool isn't it?" It was the only thing she had said to me at the time. Later my camera failed outside as I filmed the building but only for a few frames. It returned to normal I kid you not but I lost 13 frames of pictures, completely blacked out. I was shooting the direction of the tower on zoom. It doesn't freak me out, Sarah Winchester and I have many things in common. I don't believe in spirits but my love for building matchs her own. We both lost our only daughters. Lived in the gossip of others misunderstanding I have never felt freaked out there, it feels very welcoming and understandably beautiful.
04/13/10, 12:00AM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by 13favoritethoughts

i saw a crack in the wall through the mirror and saw no reflections of the tour in there and when i looked to see the crack it wasnt there. i asked my dad the next moring if saw it he said no but he did saw he didnt see the reflections of the people who were right in front of the mirror. strange but awesome i want to come back! also i felt as if someone was rubbing ice on my nose the whole tour must of just been the cold but i dont think it was.
12/28/12, 3:15PM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by frost star

when i was in her bedroom i saw sarah lieing on the bed crying i asked her whats wrong and she came over to me and whispered '' get out the spirets will get you'' i was so scared
12/27/12, 6:00PM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by haileyffy

SUPER CREEPY
05/23/12, 2:45PM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by Dsd

today me my bro my sis in sarah's room and i went and i felt someone push when i looked back noone waz there and i heard a soft voice it said ''sorry honey'' i got so scared
11/12/12, 12:00PM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by alyssa

I was 3 years old; was on a tour with my family. I have always been susceptible to spirits. My mother was humming a tune that id never heard before, and then I heard a piano, looked around and saw a pretty lady. Told my mom that she heard the pretty music, she stopped and asked me what I was talking about, the pretty lady made the music and you hear it. Our guide called her supervisor and he asked if my mom saw the lady, no and didn’t want to. I was only 3 & still remember that day!
05/04/94, 10:00AM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by edwardluver

It felt like Sarah was there with me the whole time. It was a friendly spirit, telling me interesting details about everything!!! It was a friendly voice too! It made me feel happy and at ease
10/03/12, 12:00AM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by Comingbackagain

I was with my boyfriend when we wen't. When I got into Sarah's bedroom, I felt sick and dizzy... then I heard something like, I can't really say it exactaly but I think I heard Sarah say "Everything will be fine my darling, I will get you a cold rag. All of the sudden I was relieved. This experience was creepy. I will go back and find out what it was...
07/31/12, 2:30AM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by Kayla

i have long red hair and when i was on the tour it was in a ponytail.Everyone lovs it when it is down . i was walking towards the front of the group with the tour guide when i felt some one pulling on my hair i thought it was my brother so it didnt bug me. in the next room i felt my ponytail holeder break for no reason(it was new) then when i was in sarahs room i felt my hair being brushed and the tour guide was not looking at the brush in midair or heard the words - do not hide your hair from me. i an definatly going back with my friends!!!!!!!!
06/14/12, 12:00AM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by Lucy

me and my friend walked into sarah's room and we sarted to hear a beutiful piano music. we became very scared once i talked to my frind the music stoped. i stoped there in shock.
04/10/12, 12:00AM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by screamo123

Me and my best friend were walking through sara's bedroom and we'd eaten a lot of sugar so we were kinda feeling sick.My friend really had to puke so i just said "i hope you feel better" and then in the backround of my voice i heard someone copy what i had just said but everyone had already left the room.
06/02/12, 12:00AM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by IM SCARED

I was on the tour and the guide stopped and had us look at an aerial photo of the sprawling house and asked if we would like to guess which room we were in. I seemed to know exactly where we were, as if someone was telling me. I went over to the photo and pointed out a room. I was one room off. The tour guide said, "Oh, you've been on the tour before!" I hadn't! I felt like an older female presence told me which room we were in and she was rather exasperated with the whole thing. I also got the very strong impression that she really did not like the tour guide at all.
06/01/07, 10:00AM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by Linda

As soon as I walked in I felt an icy cold breeze, and this also happened in the basement, seance room, and many others. On "her" bed there was an interesting glow that I asked my grandparents if they saw, but they didn't see it. Then I was dizzy and a small dog like shaped glow ran around the room. As soon as they appeared, they were gone.
05/12/12, 1:30PM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by Hann-da

Unusual feeling throughout tour. Was not aware of "hauntings/sightings" and was 16 years of age at time of tour. Diminished hearing, short of breath, dizzy, underwater feeling, queasy, heart palpitations. Thought I might faint. Felt better after leaving the room, but in the hallway I got a headache. No history of illness prior. I have suffered from panic attacks since that time, up to this day. Have never returned.
03/07/92, 3:00PM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by Hash

I was at my friends birthday party for the 65 min. tour and when we were in Sarah's room, I was near the wall with nobody behind me and something touched my shoulder and also there was a shadow and imprints on her bed like she was sleeping there... creepy!!
04/05/12, 4:30AM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by ahutch12345

I can definitely say I felt a lot of energy on the tour... It was like Sarah was walking with me pointing out the details, beckoning me down blocked off halls, asking me to finish her work. I wish I could spend the night there alone and explore and get to know her and her otherworldly guests!
04/22/12, 3:45AM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by The DOTKU ~Kadesh

My friend and I walked into her bedroom first we were standing there for a second and we heard the music of a piano playing, but no one els had heard it.
02/27/12, 3:30PM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by Jesse v

i took the tour on friday and me, my dad, my mom and my 3 brothers took the tour, when we headed into sarah's room, i felt someone breathe on the back of my head!,
03/02/12, 12:00AM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom

Most of the tour had moved on, and there were only a few of us left in Sara’s room. We all heard three beautifully played piano notes and we saw curtains moving, silk moving with a cane, and something in the mirror.I wanted to be escorted off, but when the tour guide went to the phones to call for help, the phones stopped working, and all she heard were distant voices. When I was escorted out I was still scared and in the courtyard I thought I heard Organ music in the distance.
01/13/12, 11:30PM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by Audlife

I have a history of migraines. Sadly, I got one on the tour. I didn't have my blue oil to stop the pain at the time. This migraine was so severe, I almost cried. Then I felt someone hug me and say, "It's okay, my darling. You'll be alright." Then the migraine stopped. Thank you, Sarah!
11/26/11, 12:00AM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by V-Chan

I was walking by the fireplace and i saw a red orb at the corner of my eye so i looked and it was just floating there and i kept on looking and i heard a huge boom in her closet and after that it wasnt there.
10/31/11, 12:00AM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by BOOM

I was walking around in the back of the group and saw a white mist forming in the door way. I walked through the door and it vanished. It reappeared on her bed and it seemed to be siiting cross legged.
10/01/10, 5:30PM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by MonkeyTail :)

My wife and I were in the area on business and we had always wanted to tour the Winchester house. We started the tour and hung at the back of the tour because we knew we wanted to take alot of pictures. I hadn't felt anything or noticed anything strange until we were in the hallway before we entered Sarah's room. When walking in the hallway I got a very cold breeze that left a chill all over me. After reviewing our photos we noticed an apparition in the long mirror in Sarah's room. CRAZY!!!
08/06/09, 2:00PM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by David

I have a neighebor with the exact name of Sarah Winchester, she is quite old, She always talked about how she has like flash backs or visions of a giant house and speaks to spirits. We decided to show her the wincherter mystery house that she knew nothing about. The Whole time she had been acting funny but when we entered Sarah Winchester's room she started saying how it was hard to breathe and then fainted. When she came too she told us that she saw herself die in the bed and rushed out. Never speaking of it again
06/22/11, 12:15AM at the Sarah Winchester Bedroom by NoJoker

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