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Newport Gangster Tour

18 E 5th St, Newport, KY 41071-1618
+1 859-951-8560
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Fascinating and Fun

The tour (only $20.00) starts in Gangster's dueling piano bar, which used to be at the heart of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kate H
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Blacklick, Ohio
Very fun and interesting

Can't believe how much I learned and enjoyed this tour. My wife enjoyed it as much as me. The tour... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2017
dem0502
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Ohio
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18 E 5th St, Newport, KY 41071-1618
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Reviewed yesterday

The tour (only $20.00) starts in Gangster's dueling piano bar, which used to be at the heart of Newport's gangster neighborhood. A 45 minute talk with slides masterfully tells the colorful history of bootlegging, army battlions, and prostitution in Newport, KY. Filled with larger than...More

Thank Kate H
Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Can't believe how much I learned and enjoyed this tour. My wife enjoyed it as much as me. The tour guide was a delight.

Thank dem0502
Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

If you love learning the history of your hometown you will love this tour. Interesting, informative and fun!

Thank Pris2637
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

Had no idea of what to expect, but Jeff's warm welcome seemed to put everyone at ease. Newport gangster history was a total unknown to us. As we moved from locale to locale, Jeff proved to be a wealth of background and information. Overall, a...More

1  Thank TomStL_41
Reviewed December 27, 2016

I live in Northern Kentucky and I am always amazed of the events and tours that go on each year in our area. This tour is lead by knowledgeable staff that walk you through the city of Newport and it's " Mafia' past. Starting at...More

Thank Jack C
Reviewed September 20, 2016

On Saturday September 17th, 2016 we participated in the Gangster Tour which is one of the walking tours hosted by American Legacy Tours of Cincinnati. The tour meets at the Gangsters Dueling Piano Bar in Newport, KY. Participants are encouraged to purchase drinks at the...More

Thank Scot A
Reviewed September 13, 2016

In town for a company event and we hit the tour. It was well presented and very informative. The bar staffing was excellent for the the large crowd we had in attendance.

Thank Jaycee524
Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We met inside the Gangsters Dueling Piano restaurant, and the first part was done there with a wonderful presentation. Then, we took a walking tour around Monmouth Street and surrounding area, so there is some walking and some sitting in the cool AC. We learned...More

1  Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed March 28, 2016

We had learned some of Newport's gangster history at the Mob Museum in Las Vegas last summer. This was the perfect tour to round that out. We met at the Piano bar - before it opens so no worries about noise. Our guide, Craig, talked...More

Thank FionaYB
Reviewed February 21, 2016

Great look into the somewhat little know history of Newport, KY. If you're into mafia-related history or just history in general, then this tour is a must. I won't spoil anything, but I will say if you go on the tour, prepare to be surprised...More

Thank Zach T
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