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Address: 1212 South Fourth Street, Louisville, KY 40203-3004
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+1 502-718-2764
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Since 2004, this is the way to discover the charms of Old Louisville,...

Since 2004, this is the way to discover the charms of Old Louisville, America's Grandest Victorian Neighborhood!

Did you know it's also earned the reputation as "the most haunted neighborhood" in America? For many years, that’s what people have called this extensive preservation district filled with old mansions and strikingly beautiful homes in Kentucky’s largest city. Wherever you go in this eye-popping neighborhood, it seems that a haunted house is not far away. Or a haunted church, a haunted street corner, or a haunted park. So many ghostly legends and stories of supernatural activity have surfaced here that it's hardly surprising Old Louisville has gained the reputation as being the spookiest neighborhood in the entire country.

Join a guide for this nightly tour that introduces you to the ghostly past and paranormal hotspots in America’s Most Haunted Neighborhood. Best enjoyed against the backdrop of gas lamps and hidden walking courts, this haunted history tour has received awards and accolades from national and international publications.

Offered daily at 7:30 pm from March 15 to November 15 (reservations taken up to an hour before start time; call for times during the off-season), this walking tour takes approximately 90 minutes and costs $20 per person. This tour is based on David Domine’s book True Ghost Stories and Eerie Legends from America’s Most Haunted Neighborhood.

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Lots of Walking, but Great Tour

Our guide had lots of knowledge about the history of almost every house we passed. He knew about all the families that made Louisville what it is today.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 5, 2016
Dwayne G
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

Our guide had lots of knowledge about the history of almost every house we passed. He knew about all the families that made Louisville what it is today.

Thank Dwayne G
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

My fiance and I took this tour the weekend of Halloween. So we were a little skewed towards the ghost/paranormal side of the tour. While there were some stories of ghosts and such it was just as much about seeing the beautiful buildings of Old Louisville. There were a few surprises which I won't spoil but I can say there... More 

1 Thank Andrew B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

I’ve done my fair share of ghost tours—some “meh” and some “wow”—and I would rate this one highly. I loved walking past the homes with an intricate history in such a cool part of town! I do think the “Witch’s Tree” story was my favorite of the lot, however... one that I think I will continue to research. I enjoyed... More 

1 Thank jupitersgirl05
Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

The tour was so much fun! I loved that we got not just ghost stories, but details about the history and architecture of this part of Louisville. Everything was informative and entertaining. Kelly was a great guide and knows her stuff. She made us laugh and gave us chills and you could really tell she loves the city and neighborhood.... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

went on the evening/haunted tour. After reading the reviews I was very excited. I will say the main difference is that we had Kelly instead of David. She is not from Louisville and injected no life into the tour. The neighborhood is fantastic and the gas lights a must see. The coffee shop is closed and there is really no... More 

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David D, Owner at Louisville Historic Tours, responded to this review

Hi, and sorry you didn't enjoy your haunted walk through Old Louisville. I wish I could lead all the tours myself, but there are a couple nights a week when I teach and Kelly stands in for me. I have only heard good things about her up to now. Please let me know the next time you come back to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

David was very knowledgeable about Old Louisville, the tour was relaxed and all the stories he told us were incredibly interesting. He also had some fun and unexpected surprises for us to make up for certain areas that were blocked off because of an event going on. This tour is well worth the time and is great for locals as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Went on the Americas most haunted neighborhood tour and had an amazing time! David was very knowledgable about the town's history and included personal accounts. You can tell the tour guides have a real passion about the paranormal and the city's history! Would highly recommend for a fun night out!

2 Thank Andrea V
Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Tour was great. Tour guide very informative. Highly recommend if you like old mansions and history. Tour was to be 90 minutes and ours ran 2 hours and 15 minutes. Also tour guide told some ghost stories as well. Bring water and wear comfy shoes.

3 Thank Jonesie2016
Hudson, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

We were so lucky to spend 90 minutes with David Domine, a local author and founding member of this walking tour of Old Louisville. It is obvious that David has done his homework for he is a wealth of information about the history of this great city and its architecture. One can only say so much in 90 minutes, and... More 

Thank mbotoole
Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

David was an excellent tour guide! He is extremely knowledgeable about the Old Louisville area. Not only has he lived in the area, but he has authored books on it. It was a great way to see the area and learn about Louisville.

Thank Ann M

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