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Waverly Hills Sanatorium

Waverly Hills Sanatorium

Waverly Hills Sanatorium is a massive abandoned hospital that is considered by many as one of the most haunted houses in the United States.



Location: 4400 Paralee Lane, Louisville, KY Map
Ghost and visitor tours of Waverly Hills Sanatorium:
Tel. 502 933 2142
Office open: Mon- Fri
9am- 5pm (closed 1- 2pm) EST
Wed 9am- 1pm EST


Most Notable Places

Patients and Staff


Most Haunted Places in the World




Description of the Waverly Hills Sanatorium

Waverly Hills Sanatorium was constructed in 1924 to treat and prevent the spread of Tuberculosis (also known as White Plague, Consumption and many other terms). It is located on the outskirts of Louisville in  South- West Louisville/ Jefferson County in Kentucky state. Later it was handed over to Geriatrics medicine in 1962 after first antibiotic streptomycin was invented to treat Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative bacteria of tuberculosis. It was finally closed in 1980 due to unsatisfactory care for its patients.


Waverly Hills Sanatorium is considered to be one of the most haunted places in the United States if not the most haunted location. So if you like to explore the paranormal you should not miss this destination. The first things that come to your mind when you find yourself standing next to it is its sheer size. Waverly Hills Sanatorium is huge. You can see the upper levels of the main building as you approach this impressive structure. Waverly Hills was constructed in neo- Gothic style and it screams for a mystery, ghosts and death. And this sanatorium saw plenty of death during its long history.





WWI veterans on the steps of the Waverly Hills Sanatorium
Waverly Hills Sanatorium
Hospital Lab
Waverly Hills Sanatorium

Waverly Hills Sanatorium School

Waverly Hills Sanatorium






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