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Rose Hall Great House
The Rose Hall Great House is a grand estate built in the late 18th century in Montego Bay, Jamaica. One of the area’s most popular historic attractions, the Georgian mansion is the centerpiece of a 650-acre (263-hectare) plantation that is most notable for its famous occupant, Annie Palmer—better known as the White Witch of Rose Hall.

The Basics
The greatest of Jamaican great houses sits high on a hill with views of Montego Bay and beyond, serving as a testament to the wealth, pomp, and grandeur of plantation-era Jamaica. Learn about Rose Hall’s slave history while taking in its antique splendor and original fittings, originally built by owner John Palmer and restored in the 1960s. 

While daytime tours of Rose Hall Plantation focus on plantation history and historic insight into Jamaica’s era of slavery, night tours recount eerie tales and chilling stories involving murder, ghost sightings, and countless lovers. Said to have dabbled in black magic, Annie Palmer allegedly poisoned three husbands while living there, and her activities are the crux of the haunted night tour.

Things to Know Before You Go
  • Wear comfortable shoes, as plantation tours involve lots of walking and stairs.
  • Children under 4 years old enter free of charge; kids aged 4 to 11 years old get half-price admission.
  • No photos or videos are allowed inside the house.
  • Tours are not accessible to wheelchairs or strollers.

How to Get There
Rose Hall Great House is located off the A1 on Rose Hall Road. Some tours include transportation from downtown Montego Bay; if you’re driving, you can park on the property.

When to Get There
The plantation is open during the day for tours from 9am to 5pm. Great House night tours focusing on Annie Palmer take place after 6:30pm.

The Legend of Annie Palmer
Stories allege that, after the murder of her three husbands, Annie Palmer routinely took slave lovers and had them killed when she grew tired of them. Allegedly a vengeful slave smothered her to death with a pillow in her bed in the 1830s. Musician Johnny Cash recorded a song about the legend, “The Ballad of Annie Palmer.” If you need to steady your nerves and quell your goose bumps after a candlelit night tour, the on-site Annie’s Pub serves up the famous rum cocktail Witches’ Brew.
Address: Rose Hall, Jamaica
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Rose Hall Great House & Garden Tour

Take a deep dive into Jamaica's history with this tour of the Rose Hall Great House and gardens. Buy your tickets for this popular tour ahead of time to avoid sold-out days and vacation disappointment. Tours run throughout the day and will enlighten travelers about the colonial history of the Caribbean, the native flora and fauna in the gardens, and the ghostly tale of resident Annee Palmer, the White Witch of Rose Hall.
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Rose Hall Great House Haunted Night Tour

Discover the haunted history of Montego Bay’s Rose Hall Great House during a candlelit night tour. Hear spooky stories of ghost sightings and eerie occurrences as you explore the 18th-century plantation home and learn about its captivating past—legend has it that White Witch Annie Palmer’s black magic led to the demise of three husbands and the torture of countless slaves inside its walls.
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Rose Hall Great House Haunted Night Tour

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Luminous Lagoon and Rose Hall Haunted Night Tour from Montego Bay

Learn the eerie history of Rose Hall Great House during a nighttime tour and take a boat out on the Luminous Lagoon during this tour from Montego Bay. Walk through Rose Hall Great House by candlelight, listening to the stories of the 'White Witch of Rose Hall' while admiring the architecture of this 18th-century plantation. Journey to Falmouth, where you'll board a boat on the Luminous Lagoon, a body of water inhabited by tiny glowing microorganisms. Round-trip transportation from Montego Bay hotels is included.
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Luminous Lagoon and Rose Hall Haunted Night Tour from Runaway Bay

Hear the spooky history of the Rose Hall Great House and cruise the waters of Luminous Lagoon on this private half-day tour from Runaway Bay. Head out in the early evening and travel to Rose Hall for a guided tour of the mansion, which is rumored to be haunted. Then take an otherworldly cruise on the glowing waters of the Luminous Lagoon. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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Rose Hall Great House Tour from Montego Bay

Explore the Rose Hall Great House, one of Jamaica's most popular historic homes, on this tour from Montego Bay. Round-trip transportation means no need to rent a car, and you'll learn all about the home's history from your guide's commentary. Opt to add on a shopping trip, which means you'll be dropped at Montego Bay's "hip strip" for some souvenir hunting. Several departure times mean you can pick one to fit your vacation schedule.
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Luminous Lagoon and Rose Hall Haunted Night Tour from Ocho Rios

Experience two of Jamaica’s must-see attractions in one night on this excursion from Ocho Rios—a tour with special appeal for first-time visitors. You'll jump from a haunted tour of the Rose Hall Great House to a moonlit boat ride on the eerie glowing waters of the Luminous Lagoon, traveling between attractions with ease in an air-conditioned coach. Plus, hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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Rose Hall Haunted Great House Night Tour from Montego Bay

Take a guided tour of the Rose Hall Great House during your visit to Montego Bay. The evening tour provides an informative experience of the grand 18th-century estate, which has been expertly restored and is rumored to be haunted. Choose either the group or private transportation option from central Montego Bay or the Grand Palladium, and enjoy an evening at one of Jamaica's finest great houses.
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Follow in the footsteps of country greats Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash on this tour of Cinnamon Hill Great House in Jamaica. Learn about the history of the Cash family as well as the home's original owner, poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Walk through the home's rooms, which are preserved exactly how they left them, with a guide providing engaging commentary as you go.
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Luminous Lagoon (Glistening Waters) and Rose Hall Great House Night Tour

Visit Rose Hall Great House and the Luminous Lagoon on this private evening tour from your hotel/villa. Learn about the legend of the White Witch of Rose Hall and admire the spectacular house lit up at night. Take a glass-bottom boat out on the glowing waters of the Luminous Lagoon and jump in for a swim among the harmless phosphorescent phytoplankton. Enjoy the flexibility and personal attention that accompany having a private guide.
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Rose Hall Great House Haunted House Tour- Best of 2019

Discover one of the historical attractions of Montego Bay on a private half-day tour with hotel pickup and drop-off. Ride in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle to the Rose Hall Great House, a grand 18th-century estate with a fascinating history. Tour the expertly restored mansion and enjoy the picturesque setting for a relaxing activity suitable for all ages.
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Rose Hall Haunted Great House Night Tour from Negril

This combination tour offers two unique adventures in one night. First, visit Rose Hall Great House, which is rumored to be haunted by the ghost of Annie Palmer, a rich, husband-murdering plantation wife. Learn the mansion’s history and stroll its grounds overlooking the Montego Bay coastline. Then it’s off to Luminous Lagoon, one of only a handful of locations in the world where you can witness the natural phenomenon of bioluminescence.
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Haunted House Tour

Visit Rose Hall Great House on this private evening tour from your hotel/villa. Learn about the legend of the White Witch of Rose Hall and admire the spectacular house lit up at night.
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Peregrine Montego Bay Highlight Tour

Explore the landmarks and highlights of Montego Bay for 4 hours with a local guide on this private tour. Visit the Rose Hall Great House, shop for souvenirs and crafts on one of Montego Bay’s local ‘hip strips’, then stop for lunch at Scotchies Jerk Centre, Pork Pit, Margaritaville etc. (own expense). You will then journey to the top of Richmond Hill to see panoramic views of the city.The first stop will be a visit to the historical Rose Hall Great House, a beautiful mansion built in the “Jamaican-Georgian” style where you will tour the grounds and learn about Annie Palmer, the White Witch of Rose Hall who supposedly haunts the grounds. After Rose Hall, there will be a short shopping trip where you can pick up gifts or souvenirs. After shopping, we will have lunch. After lunch, you will visit “Hip Strip” an area of Montego Bay full of restaurants, bars, clubs, and shops! Finally, you will get to see a panoramic view of Montego Bay from Richmond Hill. Bay Cruise Port
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rose hall great house

Discover one of the historical attractions of Montego Bay on a private half-day tour with hotel pickup and drop-off. Ride in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle to the Rose Hall Great House, a grand 18th-century estate with a fascinating history. Tour the expertly restored mansion and enjoy the picturesque setting for a relaxing activity suitable for all ages
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Private Customized Rose Hall Great House Day Tour From Montego Bay

Private Day Tour Rose Hall Great House. On this private tour from Montego Bay, Learn about the legend of Anne Palmer (White Witch) of Rose Hall and admire the spectacular house. Tour is Flexibility and personal attention which means having a private guide. A vintage plantation Rose Hall Great House is and with the legend of Anne Palmer being told to guest. Visitors are welcome upon entry of the Eighteen Century Plantation. Heart rising moment with this real life tour of the great house a enchanting dwelling. Guests are also escorts to Anne Palmer Treasures which houses delightful trinkets and noteworthy observations.
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Rose Hall Great House Night Tour

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Rose Hall Great House Tour from Montego Bay

Discover one of the historical attractions of Montego Bay on a private half-day tour with hotel pickup and drop-off. Ride in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle to the Rose Hall Great House, a grand 18th-century estate with a fascinating history. Tour the expertly restored mansion and enjoy the picturesque setting for a relaxing activity suitable for all ages
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Montego Bay highlights from Falmouth

Take an unique guided tour through Montego Bay while staying in falmouth hotel or docking at the cruise port. This beautiful Jamaican city has much to offer. Learn about the Rose Hall Great House - the family that owned this property and the haunting legends about Annie Palmer who was said to be a witch and killed many of her husbands. See her fine furnishings from the 18th century and enjoy a piece of Jamaican history. After this great cultural adventure it is time for lunch at Scotchies - enjyoing their fingerlicking Jerk. Furthermore, you will take a walk on the Montego Bay "Hip Strip" where you can shop. You will get to enjoy a relaxing day at "Dr. Cave" beach by taking in the sea breeze, or hanging out at the bar.
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Rose Hall Great House & Luminous Lagoon -Customize Night Tour from Montego Bay

The natural phenomenon that makes the luminous Lagoon light up on this evening tour from Montego Bay. hotel pickup, transfer to the lagoon and step aboard a boat to explore the luminous lagoon, Here you watch the tiny microorganisms light up around you. Swimmers can Swim if desire and experience the glow-in-the-dark-water with your own two eyes. Watch out this night tour at rose hall great house is for everyone to experience, seek the love and fortune as you enter the world of the white witch. Be warned she roams this ancient sugar plantation and will be an episode of a life time.
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Rose Hall Great House Tour

Rose Hall Great House is an eighteenth-century plantation manor house, and the home of Jamaica's most famous ghost - Annee Palmer, the White Witch of Rose Hall. As you tour the home led by expert guides, you will hear about how she killed her slave lovers and legend has it, her spirit still roam the hallways. Of the 700 great houses that once served as the homes of Jamaica's wealthy plantation owners, only 15 remain today; the others having been burnt to the ground by slaves during the Great Jamaican Slave revolt of 1831-32.
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The Rose Hall Great House is one of the most famous structures in Jamaica. It became famous as the owner Annie Palmer, was a black magician trained in voodoo arts who murdered three husbands and was reputed to have been strangled in her own bed by a voodoo priest from a neighboring plantation. It is reported that she can still be seen riding around the plantation at nights. Take a Tour of this former sugar plantation restored to its beauty with bar, snack and gift shop.
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Jamaica Private Tour: Rose Hall Great House and Luminous Lagoon

Visit Rose Hall Great House and the Luminous Lagoon on this private evening tour from Negril or Montego Bay. Learn about the legend of the White Witch of Rose Hall and admire the spectacular house lit up at night. Take a glass-bottom boat out on the glowing waters of the Luminous Lagoon (at own expense) and jump in for a swim among the harmless phosphorescent phytoplankton. Enjoy the flexibility and personal attention that accompany having a private guide. Round-trip transportation from Montego Bay or Negril is included.
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