Discover the real ghost stories, the real haunted houses, and where they buried the bodies!
Philadelphia is one of the most haunted cities in the country, and with good reason. There are literally hundreds of cemeteries buried beneath the city.
The Philadelphia Ghost Tour was named one of the top 15 "must see" attractions in the country by Budget Travel Magazine!
In the lost and lamented tradition of storytelling, hear chilling tales of long-ago lovers, the nation's first bank robbery, the Yellow Fever epidemic, and the ghosts that have been left behind!
At Independence Hall, the souls of American history are as restless today as they were in colonial times.
Library Hall, overlooking Independence Mall, is one of Ben Franklin's favorite haunts in the afterlife!
The ghost of the mythical Old Hag of Philadelphia has been spotted along Pine Street
Who haunts the Stranger's Burial Ground? The spirits of prisoners, yellow fever victims, Revolutionary War soldiers, or the African Americans buried in this hidden cemetery?
The haunting at the colonial-era mayor's mansion, the Powel House, has links to history's most infamous betrayal
Signers' Garden, where the ghost walk materializes
Discover the secrets hidden in the shadows
of America's most historic and most haunted city! Join the Ghost Tour of Philadelphia for a candlelight stroll along the back streets and secret gardens of Independence Park, Society Hill, and Old City, where mysterious tales of ghostly spirits, haunted houses, and eerie graveyards lurk in the night!
A Top 15 "Must See" Attraction in the US!
- Budget Travel Magazine
Tours depart from Signers' Garden at 5th & Chestnut Streets
Tours last 75-90 minutes and end at 2nd & Walnut Streets
$17 per person ($10 ages 4-12)
Save $2 on adult tickets by purchasing over the phone or online!
Call 215-413-1997 or buy tickets online >
The night of your tour, pick up tickets at Ben & Betsy's Coffee & Gifts, 401 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19106 (on Chestnut between 4th & 5th Sts, between the Omni Hotel and Hotel Monaco, across the street from Signers' Garden).
To purchase tickets in person, call 215-413-1997 to make a reservation, then go to Ben & Betsy's on Chestnut (401 Chestnut St) anytime, or to the Independence Visitor Center (6th & Market Sts) during their regular hours.
Interested in a date not on the schedule? Seeking a customized tour for your party? We can show you the Other Side of Philly! Call 215-413-1997 to inquire about a private or personal tour.
Ghost Tour gift certificates make a unique and unexpected gift for everyone on your list! Gift certificates are available in any ticket increment and can be emailed or mailed. You can also include the book, Ghost Stories of Philadelphia. Call 215-413-1997 to purchase.
If you would like to purchase a Ghost Tour gift certificate online, you can visit QuickGifts >.
January: 7:30 pm Saturdays
+ Sun 1/19
February: 7:30 pm Saturdays
+ Valentine's "Love Never Dies"
March: 7:30 pm Nightly
April: 7:30 pm Nightly
May: 7:30 pm Nightly, with an additional 9:30 pm tour Sat 5/23, Sun 5/24, Sat 5/30
June: 7:30 pm Nightly, with an additional 9:30 pm tour Fridays & Saturdays
July: 7:30 pm Nightly, with an additional 9:30 pm tour Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays
August: 7:30 pm Nightly, with an additional 9:30 pm tour Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays
September: 7:30 pm Nightly, with an additional 9:30 pm tour Fridays & Saturdays (closed 9/26)
October: 7:30 pm Nightly, with an additional 9:30 pm tour Fridays & Saturdays, including Halloween
November: 7:30 pm Fridays & Saturdays
December: 7:30 pm Saturdays + New Year's Eve "Toast with a Ghost"
True ghost stories (both old and new!), tales of real haunted houses, and spooky encounters from the Philadelphia Ghost Tour! Available at Ben & Betsy's Coffee & Gifts, Independence Visitor Center, bookstores, and www.ghostlore.com.
+ Featured in Budget Travel Magazine's "12 Best Kid-Friendly Destinations" in the World!
+ Named one of the Top 15 Attractions in the US! (Frommer's Budget Travel)
+ Rated one of the Top 10 Best Ghost Tours in the country! (America's Best Online)
+ One of visitphilly.com's Not-to-Miss Halloween Treats
+ Voted one of the top 5 tours in the city & the best ghost tour in Philadelphia by Philadelphians! (Philly Hot List)
As seen in the following travel guides:
Available select weekend evenings:
A unique ghost tour that includes an indoor tour of a haunted mansion in the Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia
A chilling ghost tour on three decks of a haunted historic battleship docked on the Delaware waterfront at Penn's Landing
Explore one of the top 10 most haunted houses in PA, said to be haunted by at least five wandering spirits. Located in Douglassville, PA
"We found the guide extremely knowledgeable and made an excellent guide! We thoroughly enjoyed the experience and would suggest it to others visiting as well." - A guest from Pittsburgh, PA
"I took the walking tour and loved it. Ghost stories of haunted sightings are numerous, and the historical tie-ins by the guides are thought-provoking. Your guide will have you darting in and out of unique locations. Simply put, these people are experts at what they do." - Philadelphia Day Trips Examiner
We Know the Real Ghost Stories,
the Real Haunted Houses,
and Where They Buried the Bodies!