Philadelphia Ghost and Vampire Tour

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Philadelphia Ghost and Vampire Tour information and booking

2 hours
Departs from
Independence Visitors Center
Returns to
Welcome Park on 2nd St between Walnut St and Chestnut St (across from City Tavern)
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Tour description provided by Viator

Hear tales of executions, mass burials, vampires, pirates and ghosts on this haunting adults-only tour of Philadelphia. See Independence Hall, the Library of Congress and more than two dozen other city sights as your guide shares stories about the nation’s founding fathers and spine-tingling anecdotes. Based on more than a year of research by a university professor, this chilling night walking tour takes you to whipping posts, gallows, the city’s red light district and other locations you won’t soon forget!

Meet your guide in downtown Philadelphia at 7pm to begin your adults-only tour of the most macabre moments in the city's long history. Far from the usual sightseeing round-up, this riveting walking tour delivers fascinating and frightening facts gathered by a university professor over a full year of research. Your spirited and informative guide will guide you past Independence Hall, the Library of Congress and two dozen other historical sights. Dare to visit whipping posts, gallows and Philadelphia's red light district. Hear some shocking facts about America's founding fathers and titillating stories about executions, mass burials, torture, sexual deviancy, vampires, pirates and ghosts.Among the many spooky tales you'll hear are stories about pirate ghost ships sailing the Delaware River and spirits haunting City Tavern, an 18th-century tavern prominent in America's early history. After your 2-hour tour concludes across the street from the tavern, you're unlikely ever to look at Philadelphia the same way again! 

What's included

  • Guided walking tour

What isn't included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off