Philadelphia
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  • Philadelphia: Grim, Dark, and Twisted History Tour

    1. Philadelphia: Grim, Dark, and Twisted History Tour

    Experience the grim history of Philadelphia on this urban adventure beginning at the sites where the seeds of political change were sown. Descend into the sites of former brothels, mass burial grounds, and polluted prisons, stepping on salvaged streets where pirates roamed freely with the founding fathers. Historian and professor Joe Wojie or one of his expert guides will lead you on a tour that explores the grim realities of colonial America and the legends and traditions they inspired. From the home of Dolly Madison to the sights of Helltown - murder, mayhem, and madness are in the roots of this city. This tour was researched and designed by university professor Joe Wojie to stand apart from every other day or night tour offered in Philadelphia with its originality and dark flavor. The 8 PM tour is geared more towards an adult audience, while families and children can enjoy a fun way...

    this tour was full of information and fun. I learned a lot about the history of philly and things not in the history books.

  • Philadelphia Ghost Tour by Candlelight

    2. Philadelphia Ghost Tour by Candlelight

    Join an entertaining evening tour of Philadelphia on a ghostly walking tour by candlelight. You will see Philadelphia's historic districts, including Independence National Park, Old City, and Society Hill in a completely new light! A costumed tour guide will lead you off the beaten path and spin tales of the rich and famous, and of heroes and villains from America's colonial era. You will hear tales of the well-known, like William Penn, Ben Franklin, Benedict Arnold and Mad Anthony Wayne, and tales of the unknown, such as the spectral Quakeress of Washington Square and the ghost of Old Pine Street Cemetery. The tour departs from Signers Garden at 5th and Chestnut Streets, lasts approximately 90 minutes, is appropriate for all ages, and is ideal for anyone with the inclination to hear Philadelphia's dead brought back to life! The Ghost Tour of Philadelphia has offered tours since 1995 ...

    Our guide was a wealth of information. It was a easy walk and a great experience.

  • Philadelphia: Old City Ghosts Walking Tour

    3. Philadelphia: Old City Ghosts Walking Tour

    Journey through the haunted streets of Philadelphia's Old City on this tour led by professional and courteous tour guides. Benefit from intensely researched stories and documented accounts of historic hauntings. “Old City” refers to the area of Philadelphia that was first established as a colony, an area that saw much strife, war, and hardship as the newly formed America fought for its independence. Hear the story of Benjamin Franklin's ghost that haunts Independence Hall, a place where one of the Founding Fathers undoubtedly spent many days. Learn of the story of the wife who became jealous from beyond the grave. This tour also takes you by some of the city's most haunted cemeteries, home to victims of yellow fever, naval captains, First Wives, and more.

  • Philadelphia: Sightseeing and Serial Killers Tour

    4. Philadelphia: Sightseeing and Serial Killers Tour

    Get to grips with the history of Philadelphia’s founding fathers on this urban adventure spanning from the burial ground to the bar! Led by a host of expert guides, roam the old streets of Philadelphia hearing tales of ruthless businessmen gangsters and psychopathic killers. Learn about some of Philadelphia’s more sinister residents and residences such as the Corpse Collector, the Frankfurt Slasher, and Hednik’s House of horrors. Sparsely sprinkled with national icons, tales of yellow fever, plus a visit to the graves of Ben Franklin and other founding fathers, this tour tells a tale of grit, twists, and gore as you learn about the history of Philadelphia.

  • Philadelphia: Ghost Hunt Show

    5. Philadelphia: Ghost Hunt Show

    Do you want to talk to the dead? Do you love shows like Ghost Hunters? Does the thought of being in a real haunted place intrigue you? Do you love horror movies? Then the next game will be for you!

    In this Ghost Hunting/Seance performance, your role will be as a psychic detective/ghost hunter in an actual haunted space. Some of the buildings in the area date back to the 1700s and were the site of several battles during The Revolutionary War. Because of this, there have been a ton of ghost sightings in the area. Aided by our psychic the evening will start with getting to know your fellow guests and you will hear about the 8 deaths that have occurred in/near the location.

    You will also hear about Harry and Ada our resident spirits. This will be followed by some magic/mentalism to warm up your psychic abilities. Then utilizing both techniques dating back to Vi...

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What people are saying about Philadelphia

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 74 reviews

Sara was awesome! There were lots of fascinating dark stories but numerous other pieces of history that were really interesting. We would highly recommend this tour and try to get Sara as your guide!

simply amazing. enjoy having toni as our tour guide. she had a beautiful personality. thank you Toni I enjoyed spending my birthday on your tour. much love

This tour was absolutely amazing! Absolutely loved Toni and couldn’t have asked for a better experience! Would highly recommend going on this tour!!

this tour was full of information and fun. I learned a lot about the history of philly and things not in the history books.

Toni was funny and full of knowledge that you won’t read in history books. Recommend the tour.