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Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour of Philadelphia

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Address: 325 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2614
Phone Number: 215-525-1776
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1 Part History, 2 Parts Haunt! Take Philly’s Best Ghost Tour and get a free...

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” on a 75 minute ghoulish outdoor walking journey through Historic and Haunted Philadelphia. Tour meets at Così Restaurant at 4th & Chestnut Streets. Reservations strongly recommended. Tours run April through November.

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Family Friendly "Ghost Hunting"

Took the tour with our family group ranging in ages from 12 to 74. Melissa, our guide took us to spots and gave us a bit of history on places that we had not seen, along with some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
GW B
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Topeka, Kansas

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of four with a 9 year old and 11 year old really enjoyed our tour. Travis did a great job entertaining the kids. The tour took us places of the regular tourist path to some great locations we had missed during our visit earlier in the day. Saw grave yards, churches and some spooky streets. Ghost stories were... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the tour with our family group ranging in ages from 12 to 74. Melissa, our guide took us to spots and gave us a bit of history on places that we had not seen, along with some we had, but with a different twist. Fun and knowledgeable, she kept us informed and injected some humor along the way. She... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Sam was wonderful! We learned a lot of history that we may not have learned just walking around by ourselves. Wasn't too creepy for our child either. Great job!

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Buffalo, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Our tour guide was Sam. He was lots of fun to walk around town with. His stories were very interesting and intriguing. They weren't very spooky but it didn't matter because the tour and the walk was just wonderful. It was daylight when we started out and slowly grew dark which added to the suspense. We loved walking around the... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Had a great time and learned a lot of local back stories. We had great weather and our guide Travis was super too! Def were comfortable shoes and enjoy!!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

My sister wanted to do something local and different for her bachelorette party. So we decided on the Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour. It was a group of about 14 of us for the bachelorette party, plus maybe 10 others in the tour. I booked through Expedia.com (although you can book directly through the tour's website). Expedia gave us up... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

We took this tour as an add-on to our more general historical tour. We were really glad we did. Tour guide Melissa was interesting and knowledgeable. We felt like we got tons of cool info, not just about ghosts and such, but about the buildings, churches, parks, and cemeteries we visited. Check it out.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

My wife and I took this tour on Friday, October 30th, 2015. It was a good way to get fresh air, walk off our wedding anniversary dinner, and enjoy Center City after dark. The guide, Jenna, was lovely, but we have experienced far better guides elsewhere, including Philadelphia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

We moved up our dinner reservation so had the whole evening. We were in town for such a short period of time and I had read about these tours so we went for it. It was this or watching TV in our room! That wasn't happening!! Travis was our guide and he is a great story teller. We had an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

Combination history and ghost tour. Graveyards in old town. Our guide Jenna was really a good story teller. BGoodGood. To bring

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