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This high energy, R-rated night tour is for adults only! Explore Philadelphia with your passionate local guide and uncover the city's darkest secrets. Learn about an eclectic array of deviant sexcapades, torture, mass burials, execution, vampires, pirates, ghosts, and more! 

This one-of-a-kind tour ensures the highest level of entertainment and fact as you delight in the dark side of Philly. You'll be guided past Independence Hall, the Library of Congress, and two dozen other sites. Your narrated tour begins with traditional stories of the nation's founding fathers before discussing subjects like whipping posts, gallows, and the red light district. Your guide will recount hauntings of the City Tavern, the pirate ghost ships that sail the Delaware, and more!
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Grim Philly Twilight Tours
See the dark side of Philly during this adult night tour developed by a local university professor. Not for the faint of heart, this tour uncovers Philadelphia’s R-rated sites and stories, from vampires, pirate ghost ships, and haunted attractions to torture, executions, and the red light district. You'll also visit historical attractions and see the sights illuminated at night. This tour is not suitable for children.
  • Discover the dark side of Philadelphia during a night tour for adults
  • Uncover Philly’s darkest secrets, from sexcapades to torture and executions
  • Hear spooky stories of haunted attractions and pirate ghost ships
  • Choose from two departure times to best suit your needs
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tour with Joe

Loved the Grim Philly Twilight Tour! Our guide was Joe Wojie. Joe was very funny and super friendly. I appreciated how knowledgeable he was with not only the content of tour but with history in general. He did a great job of tying in other...More

Thank Angelina P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Funny and informative tour about Philly’s dark history

Had a free evening so we decided to book a tour with Grim Philly. We chose the Adult Night Tour and we enjoyed it very much. Our guide was Ted and he was great. Gave us a lot of information and stories about Philly’s past...More

1  Thank Bennnwjk
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Mike was our tour guide for the "Vampires, Sex, and Ghost Tour" and it was AMAZING! We spent the day between museums learning about the Liberty Bell, and so much more. However, the tour gave insight to American history I would have never known. Definitely...More

1  Thank hunterharbottle
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile
Fun Tour

We like to do ghost tours when we visit major cities. This one was less ghostly and more “history that isn’t taught in schools due to taboo content.” It was really fun, and Britnee was entertaining and enthusiastic. If you will be in Philly for...More

Thank alilodd80
Reviewed 18 June 2018
A Fantastic Tour

We recently visited Philadelphia and decided to go on this tour because it was high;y recommended by families and friends. We were pleasantly surprised and fully satisfied with the whole tour. Lance was a great tour guide. He knows all the history of the nooks...More

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6 August 2018|
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Response from MangAndres | Reviewed this property |
90 minutes is about right. Depending on the discussion and interaction with the host.
8 May 2018|
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Response from GrimPhilly | Property representative |
Our guides are professors and history degree holders exclusively; but may use stronger language. This is an unconventional sightseeing tour of the most prominent revolution era sites in Philadelphia also; but visits the... More
15 April 2018|
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Response from GrimPhilly | Property representative |
We begin at the Visitor Center across the street from The Liberty Bell and end in Welcome Park around numerous restaurants on Second Street just five blocks east of the starting point. The entire walk is in the safest area... More
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