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Ghost Tours of Philadelphia

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Address: 401 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number:
+1 215-413-1997
19:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 19:30 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Great ghost tour

Our guide made the ghost tour very enjoyable. He had a lot of knowledge of the history of Philadelphia. We had a large group on the tour and he entertained everyone. The tour... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 January 2017
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Our guide made the ghost tour very enjoyable. He had a lot of knowledge of the history of Philadelphia. We had a large group on the tour and he entertained everyone. The tour went on just over an hour and we walked several blocks.

Thank Tucker509
Davie, Florida
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111 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Our guide, Jabar, did a great job. Dressed in period clothing and carrying a lantern he led us around the Independence Hall area of Philadelphia. Telling us many stories of haunted locations throughout. We went just this past Friday night, Veteran's Day. I only wish it were not quite so cold or windy, but that is beyond the tour's control.... More 

Thank QGJohn
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Good historical tour with history of hauntings in the area. Several tour guides were available. Our guide was great. Children would probably be bored on the tour as it is a lot of listening to history but for adults it was very interesting.

Thank Amber M
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I was skeptical at first but really enjoyed the tour. Our guide was excellent and made the tour. A lot of Philadelphia history with stories of spirits. We have lived in Philadelphia most of ours lives and never knew about most of the stops. It made us realize we need to do some tours during the day as well. For... More 

Thank Raffe
Winterset, Iowa
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95 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

As is the case with most "ghost tours," this one provides you with a lot of history, some spookiness, and a good deal of fun.

Thank JDP1477
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I was expecting a real ghost tour on a full moon night, but it was a historical one about Philadelphia's past combined with ghost stories. The guides, a man and a woman did a nice job despite the heat and the noise in the streets.

Thank missiontravel2016
Mesa, Arizona
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75 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

I thought it was ok. My wife thought some of the stories were contrived. Information was delivered but not in a very entertaining way (which improves these, in my opinion). If you're just looking for some possible stories, this is fine. If you want to be entertained with some good ghost stories, then pass on this.

Thank byuaceman
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I'm a fan of ghost stories and was looking forward to this tour. Sadly it did not match up to my expectations. We are a family of three and were part of a large group which included six children under the age of ten years old. They were bored by the second story and kept wandering off which was very... More 

1 Thank Larissa O
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I did the Grim ghost tour 4 years ago, and thought it was great!! We were back in Philly last week with our kids and extended family so we decided to try this tour. (The Grim one isn't for children.) Our tour guide was nice enough, but very long winded and rather boring. We only stopped did... More 

Thank Tracey G
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I'm surprised by the one star ratings. I don't think they're fair or objective. One star should be god-awful and this tour is actually pretty enjoyable. It's not for everyone though. If you're looking for something super scary or an all-access experience, this is not for you. However if you want to stretch your legs and like to hear about... More 

Thank Lucas B

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