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Swiftwater, Pennsylvania: Ghost Monkey Candle Shop

Basement of a candle shop was formerly a biological research lab. Take a tour, see the monkey cages. "Many have... heard the screams of the monkeys on the property of the Candle Shoppe to this day."

The Candle Shoppe of the Poconos

1900 PA-611, Swiftwater, PA
The Candle Shoppe of the Poconos. On the west side of PA-611 just south of its intersection with PA-314.
By appt only. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Tour $20.
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The Haunted Candle Shoppe.

Haunted Candle Shoppe

A candle shop, formerly a large house, that gives ghost tours in the basement. It used to be a medical research laboratory, and it's claimed to be inhabited by the ghosts of monkeys! Featured on an episode of an Animal Planet ghost show called "The Haunted." It's $20 for the ghost tour. Call ahead to make sure they're doing tours when you visit. Free if you just want to look at the outside or go in the normal part of the candle shop.

[Charles DeYoe, 07/03/2022]

See the monkey cages in the basement! "Many have... heard the screams of the monkeys on the property of the Candle Shoppe to this day."

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