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Newport Gangster Tour

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Address: 18 E 5th St, Newport, KY 41071-1618
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+1 859-951-8560

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Great Historical Tour

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
West Harrison, Indiana
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West Harrison, Indiana
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Pris2637
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 pretty cool activity for a Saturday evening.

1 Thank TomStL_41
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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 Gangsters ( great food and drink) then on through the streets of Newport made this... More 

Thank Jack C
Lima, Ohio
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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 bar prior to the start of the event. Thus families or those who prefer non-alcoholic... More 

Thank Scot A
Louisville, Kentucky
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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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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 

1 Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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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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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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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.

1 Thank Melissa E
Greater Cincinnati
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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.

Thank 1princess2015

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