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Newport Gangster Tour

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Address: 18 E 5th St, Newport, KY 41071-1618
Phone Number: 859 951 8560

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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.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 13, 2016
Louisville, Kentucky
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Lima, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 bar prior to the start of the event. Thus families or those who prefer non-alcoholic... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles 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
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 a lot about the history of old Sin City, and it was very interesting and... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 us through a slide show looking at some of the more colorful characters in the... More 

Thank FionaYB
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 at just how connected Northern KY is to some major events in the US. Definitely... More 

Thank Zach T
Erlanger, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2015

Took the tour and it was chilly and rainy. Craig was able to make this tour a very fun and informative tour. Even with a large group (umbrellas and all) we were still able to hear him speak above the traffic. I would highly recommend this tour.

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Greater Cincinnati
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2015

First you listen to a story at Gangster Piano bar. The guys screamed everything he was saying. He need to just talk loudly, we could of heard him. They also should of taken us into a bar or something, instead of just looking at building. I did the Queen City underground Tour and liked it much better.

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Villa Hills, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

It was so interesting to learn the history of Newport and how the lead to Las Vegas casinos. I enjoyed it so much!

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Fairfield, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2014

Great tour of Newport "back in the day" when gangsters owned the gambling joints and the gin joints. Our tour guide was very knowledgable and entertaining. He explained how the company came to be and how everything that is related in the tour has been researched and is fact. Before going on the 90 minute walking tour of Newport, a... More 

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Covington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2014

A very interesting (and entertaining) tour of Newport with the emphasis on it's gangster days. It is a walking tour that fills in a lot of details of just how much was going on 'back in the day'. We were surprised at how much we learned.

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