What to Bring, Equipment Suggestions, Etc.

For Your Comfort

  • Smile. Come with a friendly, open minded attitude.
  • Old buildings tend to be poorly insulated- be sure to bring extra clothing for both cold & warm weather such as sweatshirts, rain gear, etc. 
  • RHA is NOT heated. It is brick, cinderblock, cement. It holds the cold and never really warms up in the building until late May. Dress warmer than you would normally.
  • Dress in layers. If you are coming in Fall, Winter, or early Spring - dress as you would if you were spending the day outside playing in the cold & snow. You can always remove a layer - but once you're cold - your cold.
  • Same thing regarding your feet. In the colder seasons - it is best to wear boots with socks. Be sure you can wiggle your toes freely. If your boots/shoes are too tight - your feet will be cold. Once your feet get cold - you will be miserable. 
  • Wear or bring a hat. People tend to stay warmer when their head is covered.
  • Fingerless gloves or convertible gloves or mittens- so you can still operate your equipment - but keep your hands warm too. 
  • Bring a blanket. When sitting for extended periods of time while doing EVP sessions, etc, or if you like to sit on the floor, you will get chilly, a blanket helps. 
  • Hand & Foot Warmers

The Basics

These items will afford you a great experience!

  • Audio Review Program such as Audacity.com
  • Extra Batteries 
  • Digital or Tape Audio Recorder
  • Digital or Film Camera and/or Video Camera
  • Head phones 
  • Mini Mag Light (specifically) - NOT brighter than 96 LUMENS with or without a red filter or any LED that has an output under 96 Lumens incandescent).  All flashlights should NOT be larger than one inch in diameter at the lens and 6 inches in length. This is important as you do not want to ruin your night vision or anyone else's night vision.  You want to see shadow people, etc.
  • Notebook & pen
  • Smart Phone - for taking photos or video, recording audio, playing period music, or for using specialty apps such as Ghost Tracker

Additional Equipment Suggestions

Add any of these items in as you can afford - in no particular order.

 

  • Air Ion Counter
  • Compass
  • DVR System
  • Dowsing Rods
  • EM Pump
  • EMF Detectors
  • External Speaker
  • Film Camera
  • Full Spectrum Camera
  • Gauss Meter
  • GEO Phone
  • Glow sticks
  • infrared Digital Thermometer

 

  • IR (infrared) Camera
  • IR Lights
  • Infrared Motion Detection Camera(also known as a wildlife camera)
  • KII Meter
  • Laser Grid (Red, Green, or Ultraviolet)
  • Lens Wipes
  • Mel-Meter
  • Motion Sensors
  • Multi-Camera DVR System
  • Nightvision Goggles

 

  • Ovilus
  • Parabolic Ear
  • Paranormal Puck
  • Pendulum
  • REM POD
  • SB7, Shack-Hack, Spirit Box or Franks Box
  • Thermal Imaging Camera
  • Thermometer (Digital)
  • Tri-Field Meter
  • Tri-pod
  • Ultraviolet Lights
  • Video Camera

 

Upcoming Events

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  • Jan 22 January 22, 2022 - 4 Hr Detained Self Guided Ghost Hunt - 7p-11p - $50pp
    January 22, 2022 4 Hr Detained Self Guided Ghost Hunt 7p-11p- $50p+tax Face Masks & Social Distancing Required. For additional Covid information - see front page of website. Ages 14-17 with a school ID when accompanied by a parent Ages 18+ with valid ID only. We will not admit anyone suspected to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol and strictly enforce this zero tolerance policy. Management reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone for any reason. NO EXCEPTIONS. NO REFUNDS. For complete Rules & Regulations - use this link- /get-started For ideas on What to Bring - use this link - /get-started/what-to-bring
  • Jan 23 January 23, 2022 - 4 Hr Private Quarantined Hunt-$500+tx
    January 23, 2022 - 4 Hr Private Quarantined Hunt-$500+tx 7pm-11pm - max 10ppl. **IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO START & END YOUR HUNT EARLIER WE MAY BE ABLE TO ACCOMMODATE YOU! Please contact RHA directly by calling (585) 502-4066 BEFORE purchasing this date option .This 4 Hr Quarantined Hunt is a PRIVATE HUNT for your own group of friends - minimum 2 people and a maximum of 10ppl $500+tax - it is the same price for a party of 2 as for a party of ten - you are paying for being the exclusive group in the building. Additional people over the maximum number of 10 may be added for an additional fee. Please contact RHA for details on how to add additional people and what the additional cost will be. *COVID Rules - Masks and Social Distancing enforced - see front page of website for more information* Guided tour optional. We do not provide equipment. We do have Equipment Packages for purchase (we do not rent equipment) - see website or contact RHA directly for information. We also sell equipment and logo items on site. Ages 14-17 with valid PHOTO ID when accompanied by a parent. Ages 18+ with valid PHOTO ID. The Asylum is NOT heated so dress warmly, in layers, and don't forget your feet! Arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled time. NO LATE ENTRY. Ticket is good only for specific date and time printed on the ticket. No switching of dates or times. No outside food or beverages allowed. We do have a gift shop with beverages and prepackaged snacks available for purchase. Portajohns only. We will not admit anyone suspected to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol and strictly enforce this zero tolerance policy. Management reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone for any reason. NO EXCEPTIONS. NO REFUNDS.Due to any possibility of COVID Tracing - everyone stepping foot into the building MUST complete the pre-entry registration form found via this link - /surveys/registration-formThis form is due no later than 24 hours BEFORE your scheduled hunt. - NO EXCEPTIONS. All info on the Registration form must be specific to each person attending (First & Last Name, Phone & Email)For complete Rules & Regulations - use this link- /get-started/rules-and-faqFor ideas on What to Bring - use this link - /get-started/what-to-bring
  • Jan 24 January 24, 2022 - 4 Hr Private Quarantined Hunt-$500+tx
    January 24, 2022 - 4 Hr Private Quarantined Hunt-$500+tx 7pm-11pm - max 10ppl. **IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO START & END YOUR HUNT EARLIER WE MAY BE ABLE TO ACCOMMODATE YOU! Please contact RHA directly by calling (585) 502-4066 BEFORE purchasing this date option .This 4 Hr Quarantined Hunt is a PRIVATE HUNT for your own group of friends - minimum 2 people and a maximum of 10ppl $500+tax - it is the same price for a party of 2 as for a party of ten - you are paying for being the exclusive group in the building. Additional people over the maximum number of 10 may be added for an additional fee. Please contact RHA for details on how to add additional people and what the additional cost will be. *COVID Rules - Masks and Social Distancing enforced - see front page of website for more information* Guided tour optional. We do not provide equipment. We do have Equipment Packages for purchase (we do not rent equipment) - see website or contact RHA directly for information. We also sell equipment and logo items on site. Ages 14-17 with valid PHOTO ID when accompanied by a parent. Ages 18+ with valid PHOTO ID. The Asylum is NOT heated so dress warmly, in layers, and don't forget your feet! Arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled time. NO LATE ENTRY. Ticket is good only for specific date and time printed on the ticket. No switching of dates or times. No outside food or beverages allowed. We do have a gift shop with beverages and prepackaged snacks available for purchase. Portajohns only. We will not admit anyone suspected to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol and strictly enforce this zero tolerance policy. Management reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone for any reason. NO EXCEPTIONS. NO REFUNDS.Due to any possibility of COVID Tracing - everyone stepping foot into the building MUST complete the pre-entry registration form found via this link - /surveys/registration-formThis form is due no later than 24 hours BEFORE your scheduled hunt. - NO EXCEPTIONS. All info on the Registration form must be specific to each person attending (First & Last Name, Phone & Email)For complete Rules & Regulations - use this link- /get-started/rules-and-faqFor ideas on What to Bring - use this link - /get-started/what-to-bring