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Colonial Ghosts

424 W Duke of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3659
+1 757-598-1805
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Colonial Ghosts is the most real walking ghost tour through Colonial Williamsburg and the College of William and Mary, ranked as one the Top 10 Ghost Tours in the US. Colonial Ghosts was awarded the Best of Williamsburg Tour Operator, and has been recognized by Huffington Post and Southern Living Magazine. Our stories are taken from our own research and interviews with people who have had first hand haunting experiences, not from folklore. See our youtube page or website for captured hauntings and interviews! We have tour options appropriate for everyone and private groups of all sizes. This tour features more locations and hauntings not covered on other tours. We take a documentary and factual approach to the hauntings, versus a fantasy or costume-lantern-theatrical approach. Guests often witness hauntings on our tours, most commonly during the 10PM Ultimate Tour. Tours are offered nightly at 8 and 9pm, lasting one hour. Ultimate tours at 10pm are 90 minutes. All tours have an exclusive extended tour through the College of William and Mary that adds 30 minutes and several new tour locations! All tours are appropriate for all ages. Children 6 and under are free to the 8 and 9pm tours. Our stories are derived from factual events, research, history, personal accounts, and hauntings sourced from eyewitnesses accounts and those captured on video, which you can view on our website. The special 10PM Ultimate Tour is perfect for adults and offered on select nights. The latest tour available in Williamsburg features new locations and stories not featured on other tours. More importantly, this is the tour where most witness paranormal activity during or after the tour. Electromagnetic field detectors (EMFs) are available to rent to help identify paranormal activity near each person for $6 each. We also offer a GPS guided audio tour app on iTunes and Google Play that features several more haunted locations in Williamsburg, in addition to 20 other cities across the US. We want to make sure you have fun and are entertained by the intriguing tales of haunted Williamsburg on your ghost tour of Williamsburg. From large private groups over 200 to small intimate birthday, business, or bridal parties, we want to serve and scare you! Many of our guests witness strange phenomena on our tours, and we're not talking about "orbs" in photos! Many have felt hand on their shoulders, something breathing on them, or have even been choked. We hope you'll join us on one of our ghost tours!
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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424 W Duke of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3659
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I tried doing my research since I know there are several ghost tours in Williamsburg. Very glad we chose Colonial Ghosts! We started in the pouring rain and decided to stick it out instead of coming another night , which I’m glad we did since...More

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Hi Amanda! Thanks so much for the great feedback. We agree, the rain does make it a little scarier ;) We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Highlight of our trip! My fiancé and I love going on ghost tours- we are from New England so we’ve been on our fair share of them especially in the Salem area- we can say from experience that this tour is WORTH IT! Our tour...More

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Hi Lucia! We're so glad you had a spooktacular time with Thomas! We hope to see you and your fiance again for another one of our tours.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us from work went during the week. We opted for the extended tour. The guide did a good job and it was quite informative, from an historical point of view. Would recommend.

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Thank you! We hope you and your coworkers come back again for another one of tours!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My ten year old son and I did a ghost hunt with Allison. It was a blast. Certainly one of my better last minute decisions. Not only did we learn about more of the spooky history of Colonial Williamsburg, but we got to participate in...More

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Victoria G, Manager at Colonial Ghosts, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Amy! We're glad that you had a blast on your ghost hunt with Allison, and you all got experience some paranormal activity! Wish I could've made it. We hope to see you and your son again on another of our tours!

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juliepelletier4464
July 18, 2018|
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Response from Yesikanderson | Reviewed this property |
Most of the tour is on paved road but there may be areas where you’re walking on a gravel road or grass.
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March 8, 2018|
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Response from Victoria G | Property representative |
Yes! As mcrigsby stated, we don't go up and or stairs, nor inside buildings. Just be wary of the horse poop and you should be fine :)
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July 15, 2016|
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Response from Jon H | Reviewed this property |
No actors just a really engaging story teller
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