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Jack the Ripper Tour - Discovery Tours

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Address: | Aldgate East Underground Station, Toynbee Hall Exit, London E1 8EY, England
Phone Number: +44 20 8530 8443
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Join London's original Jack the Ripper CSI tour led by expert authors who...

Join London's original Jack the Ripper CSI tour led by expert authors who have written books on the world's most infamous murder mystery. Step by step we will spirit you back in time to the cobbled streets of the Victorian East End of London where we will conduct a fact filled inspection of the Jack the Ripper murder sites in the course of which no stone will be left unturned and no shadowy recess left unvisited.

Our guides John Bennett, Philip Hutchinson, Richard Jones and Lindsay Siviter are internationally recognised s being amongst the leading experts on the case and have appeared on every television documentary about Jack the Ripper.

You will enjoy the full story of the murders that shook Victorian London and will have the opportunity to peruse our exclusive collection of 19th century photographs and documents that will breathe life into the atmospheric history that will surround you.

So if you are looking for a Jack the Ripper tour be sure to join the expert led expedition that will bring you up to date on all the latest facts and information about the ultimate whodunit.

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A fun walk with a lot of information about the area, Jack the Ripper and the times. Philip was a great guide. His re-enactments are amazing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Essen, Germany
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Essen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A fun walk with a lot of information about the area, Jack the Ripper and the times. Philip was a great guide. His re-enactments are amazing.

Thank dakota158
Spokane Valley, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Rachel was a fantastic tour guide and took us places we would never have gone on our own. It was cold but we kept moving and were fairly comfortable.

Thank garnetlucy
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour is an excellent way to learn or continue to learn about the Jack the Ripper mystique. Our guide was Lindsay and she is without question and authority on the topic. She was passionate and kept the tour interesting through enthusiastic interaction. She did a good job at making sure everyone was able to hear her at every stop.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was very up on his Ripper facts. He took us through the very streets where the murders took place. At each stop he told us facts about the story with names and back stories of those who were the victims. It was interesting to find out (as is in many cases) that our general knowledge beforehand is based... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide was fantastic keeping us and the kids gripped throughout. Very informative and clearly very well researched.

Thank bexjames90
Tucson, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an awesome tour. Our tour guide Alan took us through the very same alleys and streets where Jack the Ripper committed his various murders. He was very articulate and spoke clearly so everyone could hear him. Pictures of the victims and housing were passed around at each stop, along with explanation of what London was like back in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide was a little full of himself, yes he's written a book, but he was kinda rude when answering questions. He also didn't offer any insight on who he thinks Jack the Ripper was, or add facts about his research. I understand it's an unsolved mystery, but if I just going to get cold hard facts, I'm not interested... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great tour, interesting, funny but respectful. A great tout for local history as well. Get some good walking shoes on!

Thank Nick H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went on this tour with my mother and we both enjoyed it very much! The tour was just over 2 hours long, but with our super friendly and extremely funny guide that was very knowledgeable on the subject this wasn't a problem. I personally knew almost nothing about Jack the Ripper and I feel very informed after the tour... More 

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Hull, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour guide was very passionate and informative. Despite the fact the landscape and buildings have change he helped you visualise how it was

Thank Samantha H

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Whether you're here for its dynamic street life, world class galleries or famed curry houses, you're bound to be wowed by the uniquely cosmopolitan flavor of Whitechapel. Long gone are the days when Jack the Ripper stalked its streets. And despite his mysterious legacy bringing throngs of curiosity driven tour groups to its back alleys and otherwise serene garden squares, these days you're more likely to catch a cutting edge fashionista scurrying through its age old lanes than criminals of any sort.
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