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Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour of Philadelphia

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1 Part History, 2 Parts Haunt! Take Philly’s Best Ghost Tour and get a free glow stick souvenir! Travel the cobblestone streets of Old City to hear chilling stories about the Spirits of ‘76. Dare to visit more than 20 of “Philly’s Frights & Sights...more
325 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2614
+1 215-525-1776
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All reviews interesting stories old city city tavern love history city of brotherly love great guide historic sites a lot of fun founding fathers independence hall liberty bell spooky cemeteries storytelling jonah paranormal abby
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

If you have never done a ghost tour before then this will probably be novel and you may enjoy it but I assure you that you will enjoy their competition more. Such tours are really a form of performance art and the enthusiasm, knowledge and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mukson
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Honestly, I don’t often leave bad reviews on sites as there is usually a saving grace to any service, but this was the only low point of a 2 week family holiday to NY, Wash, Philadelphia. Guide was incomprehensible (I am a native English speaker)...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Tour was fun w/beautiful visits to historical sights at night in Philadelphia. I gave it a 4 because although the tour guide was knowledgeable, occasionally the level of his voice was too loud and therefore hard to understand him

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

I've been a Philadelphia native for the past 25 years and never knew this city had such an interesting history of spirits and hauntings! Our tour guide Jenelle was THE BOMB as she led us to many historical spots with detailed info on events that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ash L
Reviewed October 30, 2018

On a recent trip to Philadelphia, we were looking for some activities to do with our young teenagers after dinner and a friend told us about this tour. It was a great way to see the city and our tour guide did a fantastic job...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Kate was amazing giving the tour, very talented and educated about the events in Olde City. Well worth trying this event.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

Had a great experience - our tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable and personable. I accidentally booked the wrong day, but she took care of switching my reservation so I didn't have to do anything. Great tour - stories were quick but interesting, walk between stories...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Jonah was our guide- we felt like this was a theatrical performance, more than a historical tour. The over the top melodrama and gags like jumping out to try and scare people made it difficult to appreciate whatever truth was behind the stories at each...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide, Connor, was really good. He spoke clearly, loud enough and with lively charm that fit the mood of the event perfectly. The family had a ton of fun and that is enough to say we got our money’s worth. The tour was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

Lots of great Philly history mixed in with some ghost tales. Our tour guide, Kate, was very engaging, great story teller and super friendly.

Date of experience: September 2018
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June 27, 2015|
Response from usa1776Philly | Property representative |
The tour is "1 part history, 2 parts haunt." The haunted stories are just spooky ghost stories and will probably be over the 4 year old's head. There is nothing that will jump out at you or scare you beyond the ghost... More