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Philadelphia Walking Ghost Tour

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Philadelphia Walking Ghost Tour

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Every step in Philadelphia’s Old City is alive with history—and with frights. On this spooky, after-dark ghost tour, you’ll learn the stories and secrets behind one of the country’s oldest residential neighborhoods, including tales of hauntings and unexplained happenings. As you go, you’ll also discover top Philadelphia landmarks, from the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall to the American Philosophical Society Museum and the First Bank of the United States.
  • Step back in time when you explore the streets (and ghosts) of Old City
  • See a new side of Philadelphia on this after-dark excursion
  • Learn all about the city’s spookiest happenings from your guide
  • Get a crash course in early American history as you explore
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Professional and Courteous Guides
Intensely researched true stories of history
Documented accounts of historic hauntings
Food & Drink
Motorized Transportation

Departure Point

217-231 W Washington Square, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is just to the west of the center of the square.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Philly Ghosts
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Philadelphia Walking Ghost Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Philadelphia Walking Ghost Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Philadelphia Walking Ghost Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
See all safety measures taken by Philadelphia Walking Ghost Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Philadelphia Walking Ghost Tour?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Philadelphia Walking Ghost Tour.

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star-5
Steve was an amazing &...
Elizabeth_S
, Oct 2021
Steve was an amazing & enthusiastic tour guide which made the experience even that much more enjoyable. He shared the perfect combination of the city’s history & spooky tales that kept everyone intrigued. Would definitely go again!
star-5
Recommend!
Jenna_G
, Oct 2021
Had a lovely time learning about the history of Philly and some ghost stories! Tour guide was funny and knowledgeable :)
star-5
Great for adults and kids!
Tracy_F
, Oct 2021
The tour guide was so knowledgeable and excited to share! We had a great time on the extended tour!!
star-4
Perfect combination of...
Kathryn_N
, Oct 2021
Perfect combination of history and haunting. Family friendly, 5 yo and 9 yo loved it and enjoyed sharing the stories with friends and family.
star-5
James is a great tour guide
Daniel_R
, Oct 2021
James gave a great tour. Funny, chill guy who made everyone feel comfortable. Would absolutely recommend this tour to people visiting the area.
star-5
Fabulous tour!
Inga_A
, Oct 2021
James was a fabulous guide, he was really knowledgeable and a great story teller. He clearly loves stat he’s doing!
star-5
Awesome to see beautiful sights at night!
April_A
, Oct 2021
Our guide James did a terrific job! He kept the stories detailed & added some humor. The parks at night are beautiful!
star-4
Excellent narrative skills
Lourdes_B
, Sep 2021
I really enjoyed the mixture of history with the sprinkle of paranormal, the guide’s narrative skills were pretty great also.
star-5
Very knowledgeable guide...
christopher_w
, Sep 2021
Very knowledgeable guide and good choices of location. He was very polite and answered all questions
star-5
Great night walking around historic Philly
SeattleChris
, Aug 2021
We had a great time with our tour guide Steve. A nice mixture of historic stories melded with ghost stories.

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