Strolling through back streets, secret gardens & graveyards
Hearing spooky stories about many historical sights
Passing historically important houses & cemeteries
Learning which park once served as a burial yard
Your knowledgeable & costumed guide leads the way
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided ghost tour of Independence Park, Society Hill, and Old City
Live tour commentary provided in English
Cleaning and safety practicesSee all
- Masks required
- Contactless tickets
- Personal safety equipment
What you can expect
Learn historically-documented ghost tales and see what lurks along the back streets of Independence Park, Society Hill, and Old City.
Follow your costumed guide and learn tales of mystery, intrigue, and tragedy. Wander through the nooks, crannies, and alleys of Philadelphia in search of tidbits of the city's thrilling past. Visit Washington Square, Pine Street Cemetery, and City Tavern for stories of restless spirits, forgotten burial grounds, and rogue scoundrels.
As you walk along the tour route, get to know more about Philadelphia's history and gain a further appreciation for the city's architecture and historic neighborhoods. A few spooky spots to be seen are the old Christ Church cemetery and the home of Dr. Philip Syng Physick, which is allegedly haunted by a mysterious gray lady.
With spooky stories appropriate for all ages, this is a tour you won't want to miss.
Cleaning and safety practices
- Contactless ticket redemption
- Social distancing measures in place
- Personal protective equipment worn by staff
- Masks required
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