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Ghost Tour Meeting Location: The “Tomb of the Unknown Soldier”: Washington Square at 217 W Washington Square.

Tour Duration: 1hr. across 1 mile

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Ghost tours are held nightly, rain or shine!

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Tickets Start At $25

Philly Ghosts: Phantoms of Philadelphia Tour

Join us to explore the dark side of Philadelphia, where former residents- both prominent and forgotten- still walk the ancient streets.

Meeting LocationTour Meeting Location: The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Washington Square Park, 217-231 W Washington Square

Tour TimeTour Times: 8:00 PM

Tour LengthTour Length: 1 Hour

Tour WeatherGhost tours are held nightly, rain or shine!

Philly Boos and Booze
Tickets Start At $29

Philly Ghosts Boos and Booze Haunted Pub Crawl

Join us for an evening of sips and scares, and belly up to the bar, where you just may recognize the old-fashioned gentleman in the corner from a photo in a history book.

Meeting LocationTour Meeting Location: 100 S Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA

Tour TimeTour Times: 7:00 PM

Tour LengthTour Length: 2 Hours

Tour WeatherGhost tours are held nightly, rain or shine!

Rockstars
Tickets Start At $25

Rockstars of the Revolution: American Founders & Patriots

Join us to explore the iconic and less well-known historical buildings and important sites of Philadelphia, and picture yourself there at a time when our Founding Fathers walked the streets of the most exciting city in the world.

Meeting LocationTour Meeting Location: President's House, at the corner of 6th Street and Market Street, in Philadelphia

Tour TimeTour Times: 1:00 PM

Tour LengthTour Length: 2 Hours

Tour WeatherGhost tours are held nightly, rain or shine!

Tickets Start At $26

Philly Ghosts Ultimate Dead of Night Haunted Ghost Tour

Dive deeper into the depths of haunted Philly with a dead of night ultimate tour where the most terrifying stories and spirits come to life after hours.

Meeting LocationTour Meeting Location: Corner of Chesnut St and Independence Mall E by Signer's Garden

Tour TimeTour Times: 10:00 PM

Tour LengthTour Length: 2 Hours

Tour WeatherGhost tours are held nightly, rain or shine!

Visit the Most Haunted Places in Philadelphia

Behind Philadelphia’s narrow streets and old brick buildings lays an eerie past of otherworldly sightings, gruesome accidents, and untimely deaths. Many prominent figures who shaped the nation paid the ultimate price and now wander the city forever as doomed, lost souls.

Philly Ghosts will take you through Philadelphia’s Old City, home to some of America’s oldest and most haunted buildings, roads, and monuments, with stories based on historical events, local legends, and eyewitness accounts of unexplained activity.

 

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Bishop White House

During the daytime, the Bishop White House is just one of many historical landmarks in Philadelphia to visit. However, things become more creepy as the sun goes down. Constructed in 1787, the Bishop White House was a home for local rector for decades before Yellow Fever wiped out most of his family. Today, people claim male and female ghosts, along with a mysterious cat, haunt the premises.

 

 

 

Old St. Joseph’s Church

While churches are a place of worship for many, they tend to have some scary backstories. The Old St. Joseph’s Church is no exception. It’s the oldest Roman Catholic church in all of Philadelphia and a prime spot for ghost lovers, as several people claim to have seen spirits lurking around the church’s hallowed grounds.

 

 

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St. Mary’s Church and Cemetery

Nothing seems more haunted than a cemetery. At St. Mary’s Church & Cemetery, you can walk the grounds and read the headstones of some famous historical figures, including soldiers from the Revolutionary War that some say still haunt the cemetery.

 

 

 

Test your bravery, and join us!

 

What to Expect on Your Philadelphia Ghost Tour

Embark on an investigation into the depths of Philadelphia’s dark past and discover hair-raising stories of America’s founders doomed to roam Philadelphia’s streets forever. The city is rife with the persecuted souls of a burgeoning time that was just as dark and demented as it was promising. Famous figures whose spirits still linger on the cobblestone roads include Betsy Ross, Edgar Allan Poe, and Alexander Hamilton. These passionate figures and their concentration of energy have poured endless amounts of ghostly energy into the City of Brotherly Love.

Back in the late 1700s, when death was occurring nonstop due to the War and Yellow Fever, many public spaces were dug up as mass graves for the unwanted to be tossed aside. In 1793, Philadelphia was decimated by an epidemic, which took 5,000 of Philadelphia’s 50,000 residents. Many families abandoned the city due to this ravenous disease. Still, many prominent doctors remained behind to help care for the sick. Join Philly Ghosts as we explain the many ghost sightings in the old colonial homes where many infamous doctors and patients lost their lives.

Philadelphia’s bloody past has left behind some spirits who would like a different ending to their life story. Many of the bodies buried in mass graves were commonly referred to as “strangers” to the city at the time – African Americans, suicide victims, prisoners of war, and victims of smallpox. Experience how these forgotten bodies like to make a name for themselves by leaving the grave at night and haunting the town.

 

 

Discover the Horrors that Haunt Philadelphia

Learn about the famous Eastern State Penitentiary, once home to notorious mobster Al Capone and his angry ghost.

Visit the First Bank of the United States, where Alexander Hamilton’s spirit continues to leave its foreboding mark.

Discover why it is claimed that Benjamin Franklin never truly left, with accounts of his statue coming to life.

Check out Independence Hall, a building that is also an eternal prison for the souls of some of the nation’s most notable figures.

Take a walk past the Pennsylvania Hospital on Pine and 9th streets, where the stench of death still lingers in the air.

 

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Why You Should Book Your Philadelphia Ghost Tour Tonight!

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Our tour is for skeptics and dedicated believers alike! While we can’t guarantee you’ll witness an apparition, what we can guarantee is that you’ll get plenty of thrills and chills on your tour. Many of the stops on our tour are spooky in broad daylight, but at night they become even more disturbing. Add in your guide’s narration of the deaths, sickness, duels, and other violent acts, and you’ve got a mix guaranteed to scare even the most seasoned ghost hunters. The stories of hauntings we tell at each stop on your tour are based on eyewitness accounts and long-lived local legends, and many of the sites boast decades of reported paranormal activity. We encourage you to take photos throughout your tour and to report any anomalies you witness!

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Whether you’re a lifelong resident of the City of Brotherly Love, or just in town to learn about its deep history, everyone can learn more about Philadelphia’s past! Do you know the real reason why the Liberty Bell is cracked? Or why one statue of Benjamin Franklin is dressed in a toga? Haunted Philadelphia combines factual, historical data about the city with local sightings and legends to bring you a tour that’s as fun as it is educational. Kids, teens, and adults alike will enjoy becoming more familiar with Philadelphia’s detailed history—and its resident ghosts!

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You’ve seen the Liberty Bell up close, toured the room where the Declaration of Independence was signed, and maybe you’ve even ridden around on one of those double-decker buses. Just when you think you’ve seen all the historic sites Philadelphia has to offer, think again! Our tours are a perfect change of pace from the more conventional attractions. Stand in front of the actual locations where ghosts lurk and history was made. Experience 8 or 12 different historical locations that have verified accounts of hauntings too! You’ll leave your tour with a host of scary stories to thrill your friends back home as well as a better familiarity with some of Philadelphia’s most prominent buildings and figures.

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Maybe you want a fun follow-up to an evening of hopping around Philadelphia’s many restaurants and bars, or perhaps you’re looking to impress a date with something unusual. That’s where we come in! Our tours are scheduled at night to fit everyone’s schedule, even on weekdays, tours last around an hour and a half—the perfect way to wrap up a date, a night on the town, or a long day of sight-seeing. See our Tour Details page for more information about the length, duration, and location of Philly Ghosts tours.

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Philly Ghosts offers customizable group tours to those looking for the perfect way to spend time with family and friends! Our team of informative guides can help you plan the perfect group tour. We can even work with you to tailor your tour according to your specific interests and needs. Just let us know what you’re looking for, and we’ll work with you to help make it happen! Check out our Group Tours page for more information.