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Address: 1499 Post Alley, Pike Place Market, Just before Gum Wall, Seattle, WA 98101
Phone Number: +1 206-805-0195
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7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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Thu - Sun 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Located in the Pike Place Market, Market Ghost Tours offers different...

Located in the Pike Place Market, Market Ghost Tours offers different walking tours year round. Named one of the Top Ten US Ghost Tours by tripavisor 2009 & 2010, the skeptic and believer can enjoy this exterior walking tour of Pike Place Market because it is rooted in history. Our emphasis is on storytelling. We also offer the Mortuary Investigation, which goes inside the Butterworth Mortuary during the summer and fall. During the day we have a 60 minute history tour focused on the merchants in the Market. The Pike Place Market is a nine acre district with over 400 residents as well as businesses. It also includes the city's first mortuary, part of an old graveyard, and a brothel that still has a red glow cast on its side. Leave the high heels at home because some of the streets are cobblestones. We encourage you to bring your cameras to try and capture phenomena and also to take some beautiful pictures of the neon and theatrical architecture in the Market. Find us, tickets and tours start at Ghost Alley Espresso at 1499 Post Alley, just before the Gum Wall!

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Kook was great!

The ghost tour of Pike's Market was fun, engaging and education, primarily because the tour guide Kook clearly loved what she did. I highly recommend!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Chuck was our guide. He was very knowledgable about local lore and history. I wouldn't exactly call this a ghost tour however. There was not a lot of content on the paranormal. If you want to know more about the history of the market, the settling of the area and see the market after hours I highly recommend this tour.

Thank Sharon D
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The tour guide was very passionate about the subject matter and tour, but it's not worth the price. Wouldn't recommend it, save your money and get a pizza by the gum wall instead.

Thank L. .
Mercedes C, Owner at Market Ghost Tours, responded to this review

Our ticket prices are competitive with other similar tours in Seattle and less expensive than most for hire tours in the city. My tour guides are passionate about the stories and their jobs. My business is a small business that has been a part of the Market for over 13 years. My father began telling ghost stories in the Market... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We went and had chuck as our guide. One member of our group had been before and raved about the tour. Chuck failed to talk about the ghosts or spooky stories. He mostly talked about history and failed to hit on what we paid for. Walking around the market at night while it was closed was very cool.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Asbury Park
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The ghost tour of Pike's Market was fun, engaging and education, primarily because the tour guide Kook clearly loved what she did. I highly recommend!

Thank ParanormalAP
Seattle, Washington
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75 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Went here in March 2015. Had a good time. As with most ghost tours, it's really more of a historical tour, which I was anticipating. Or group had about 30 people. The guide was knowledgeable and friendly and I would go again with out of town visitors. A good tip is to book online ahead of time. Also, be sure... More 

2 Thank Elynde
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This was a great mix of the theatrical ghost tours mixed with the story telling tours. The guide had a gift for story telling that kept us interested the entire time!

Thank jbarbs8
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This is a must see for believers and Skeptics alike! The history is amazing, fun and at times a bit creepy!! Wonderful Fun!

Thank Tiffiny S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

When we travel to new places we like to take the ghost tours because it's a fun, and sometimes spooky, way to learn the history of a place you might not normally hear about. This was one of our favorite tours that we have done. The guide was great and knew lots about the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I took my 16 year old daughter on this tour with a couple of friends to celebrate her birthday. We had a lot of fun and Chuck was a great story teller, and although the group was big he tried to make a connection with everyone. I really love the historical facts that went with this tour. I learned a... More 

Thank CGM-71213
Kent, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

I have done this several times and enjoyed it every time. The tour guides tell great stories as they guide you around Pike Place and Post Alley at night.

Thank Rehsinup19

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