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Address: 22 Market Sq, Knoxville, TN 37902-1404
Phone Number: +1 865-377-9677
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Since 2010, Haunted Knoxville Ghost Tours has been spooking customers...

Since 2010, Haunted Knoxville Ghost Tours has been spooking customers during investigation-based ghost tours. These tours have been features in SyFy Channels "Ghost Hunters" magazine recognizing the extent of Knoxville's Historical and Haunting past. Deemed the "Hidden Gem of Haunted America", these excursions are personally led by owner J. Adam Smith, who has been featured as an expert on Paranormal Paparazzi and has investigated paranormal activity for over a decade, taking tour-goers on educational, researched journeys to local haunts on public or private tours that, depending on the tour, traverse graveyards, Gay Street Bridge, and an old Confederate jail. Participants may reach out and connect with the spirits who committed a three-way homicide or the ghosts of hanged men at the actual locations of paranormal activity. These tours take guests on investigations with trained paranormal professionals to locations known for their traumatic histories. Another reason HKGT have been receiving the Nations attention is due to the fact participants are given real professional paranormal investigation tools to help encourage paranormal evidence and encourage team building. Why join a regular old tour when you can go on an ADVENTURE? Let Haunted Knoxville Ghost Tours be your destination for your next... Late Night Adventure...

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Great fun!!

Kudos to J Adam Smith for his paranormal and historical knowledge! I am a professional investigator and found this to be very educational and fun. He is very interactive with his... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2016
Clarkesville, Georgia
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Clarkesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Kudos to J Adam Smith for his paranormal and historical knowledge! I am a professional investigator and found this to be very educational and fun. He is very interactive with his guests and even the kiddos love it. A must do when in Knoxville. Time and $$ well spent.

4 Thank ZanaLynn
Zionsville, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

I am skeptical of supernatural activity. Jay was very very informative. He was very good in his explanation of the equipment that we used. His three "ground zero" locales to use our equipment were easy walking distance and historically significant to knoxville's history. The cemetery was the best part and even I witnessed some supernatural occurrences. Well worth the money... More 

3 Thank jengenprice
Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This ghost tour actually allows guests to interact with ghosts and track paranormal activity. Interesting history of Knoxville. Recommend it!

1 Thank sportygrandma
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Wonderfully eerie!! Great experience. My son was lucky enough to establish communication! Big thumbs up!! Can't wait to come again!

1 Thank Crystal L
Seymour, Tennessee, United States
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We had been promising our son (age 10) to take him on this tour for weeks, as he is really interested in ghosts and hauntings. We were not disappointed! J. was incredibly well-versed on area history and was able to share that information in an entertaining way that help everyone's attention. But the ghost investigations were the star point! The... More 

2 Thank Linda K
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Let me say WOW..! J was our guide... I have lived in the Knoxville area my entire life..This tour teaches you history that you may not know... J gave us the ghost hunter 101 class at the start of the tour... he stated 85% of the time they have activity of the paranormal kind during the tour... we had 100%... More 

2 Thank Jonathan S
Holland, Michigan, United States
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Took my family and they all had fun. The guide is very passionate about ghost hunting and ghosts and it makes it very entertaining (at least for me). Great history lesson very well informed. I myself don't believe in ghosts, spirits, ect... but I had fun, the guide is very understanding of unbelievers (he tries hard to turn you) and... More 

3 Thank Mark V
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

My wife and I will always go on a ghost tour if the city we visit has one. I find that some of the best historians are the ones giving the tour and it's always a good time. The one in Knoxville is no exception. The gentleman we had as a tour guide was named Jay and he not only... More 

2 Thank Fyrfyter12
Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

My family and I participated in this ghost tour, which is also as ghost hunt! We were given various ghost hunting tools and a quick ghost hunting class! It was so much fun. We learned lots of history about Knoxville. Lots of fun!

1 Thank sandylpc
Knoxville, Tennessee
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79 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This tour had a lot of great historical information. The tools used for ghost hunting were fun, but not sure how effective they were. If you're into local history and are looking for something fun to do, I would say definitely check it out.

Thank Shawn K

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