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Address: 60 Condgon St, Providence, RI 02906
Phone Number: 401-484-8687
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Description: Join us as we lead you by lantern light through the darkened streets of...
Join us as we lead you by lantern light through the darkened streets of the historic East Side, sharing with you stories that will be sure to send a chill down your spine. Tours run April through November and every day in July, August, September and October! A great thing to do in Providence anytime, and of course around Halloween!
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Fun Way to See the City

Met our tour guide in front of the Roger Williams statue at Prospect Park (look for the lantern!). She was fun and entertaining from the beginning and had lots of stories and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2015
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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65 reviews 65 reviews
37 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Met our tour guide in front of the Roger Williams statue at Prospect Park (look for the lantern!). She was fun and entertaining from the beginning and had lots of stories and information to share. We didn't capture any ghosts on our tour but it was still a great way to see parts of the city and learn some of... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I brought some bored teens here for a fun night and we all left enthusiastic! I had been to Providence many times but seeing it in a different light was quite eye opening. The energy here was great, old or young everyone loved their time and the tour guide was awesome. A must do around Halloween time if you're in... More 

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North Providence, Rhode Island
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Wonderful time what fun lot to see and great information to learn. The guide was enthusiastic love story was great of Poe and Annemarie

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Toledo, Ohio, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Great time, tour guide was very knowledgeable. I brought my instamatic camera and got the ghosts not knowing I was taking their picture until I had my photos developed. For some reason people using their phones to take pictures didn't capture them. Very Eerie!

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Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This was definitely a fun experience. The tour guides were knowledgeable and had experiences to add to their stories making it more fun. It's well worth taking the tour even if you don't believe in the paranormal, because all the stories relate to history, including H.P. Lovecraft and Poe. The only issue is the poor condition of the sidewalks. I... More 

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Caseville, Michigan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The tour was both informative and fun, highlighted by the charm of Providence. I walked from the Courtyard Marriott and though a bit of a hike totally doable. The guide Susan was wonderful and really made the tour a lot of fun and full of history. The love stories of Poe and AnnMary Brown were really interesting. Also a nice... More 

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mansfield, ma
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10 reviews 10 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We just returned from our 3rd year of going on one of these tours. They are always very entertaining. The guides are enthusiastic and knowledgeable. The tour is kind of a mixed bag of historical and paranormal sightings tour. Whether or not you believe in ghosts and orbs, it is still a very enjoyable 2 hours.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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99 reviews 99 reviews
27 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I would thoroughly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Providence. We only had the night in the city and it was a great way to experience the sites and the history of the Brown university district, which looks beautiful by night. Our tour guide Erin was fantastic - friendly and informative. Unlike other ghost tours I've been on which can... More 

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The Providence Ghost Tour is an excellent way to explore and learn about the oldest part of Providence city. Steeped in rich history and featuring the tales of many notable Providence figures, this tour takes visitors around the Brown University campus with pit stops at a RISD building, H. P. Lovecraft’s house and the Providence Athenaeum. There are no spooky... More 

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Lockport, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We felt the tour was good-to-great. We covered homes throughout several time periods, on Brown University grounds and beyond. The tour guide nailed the entire trip, rarely stumbled through her presentations and even occasionally made it theatrical. The history was great. Felt the price was well worth the cost ... yes, it is hilly, yes the path occasionally uneven. No... More 

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