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Adams, Tennessee: Bell Witch Museum

"Kate," America's nuttiest poltergeist, slapped children, sang hymns, and harassed the poor Bell family. President Andrew Jackson is alleged to have investigated in person, but fled to Nashville after his coach wheels mysteriously malfunctioned!

430 Keysburg Rd, Adams, TN
Northeast of town. From US-41 turn north (no stoplight) at the Bell Witch Cave sign onto Keysburg Rd. Drive a half-mile, then turn right at the Bell Witch Cave sign.
June-Aug W-Su 10-5; May, Sep Sa-Su 10-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $19.
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Bell Witch Museum.

Bell Witch Museum

This is a new museum at 430 Keysburg Road. It's a reproduction of the Bell House, built on the same grounds as the cave. The house is staged with furniture and mannequins, and one room is a small museum showing artifacts and news clippings.

It's $19 to get a tour of both the house and the cave.

[Kelly S., 07/31/2023]
Bell Witch Museum curator/guide dies in home fire

Nina Seeley, 82, was overcome by smoke and perished when her two-story 19th century home burned up on Friday in Adams, Tennesee. Nina ran the Bell Witch Museum for many years, dedicated to telling the story of "Kate," America's nuttiest poltergeist.


[02/02/2003] Complete News Story

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