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Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour of Philadelphia

325 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2614
+1 215-525-1776
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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” 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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325 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2614
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My boyfriend and I loved this tour. Abby our guide was great!! We just got to Philly and this tour was not only great in the ghost telling but giving us a bit of history on the city as well. Would 100% recommend. Maybe you’ll...More

Thank Lisa C
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My family and I have done ghost tours in every major U.S. city, but this was one of the best ever. Content and a great guide make all of the difference. This tour had it all. Don't miss it the next time you're in Philly....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Abby was awesome. I loved the tour. She was funny and amusing and interesting. It was really fun walking around historic, beautiful Philadelphia at night. We had great luck with a horse and buggy clip-clopping behind one stop and a woman with a white poodle...More

Thank pamreit
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Girlfriend and i werent scared by the stories but more intrigued with the history.( still loved the stories though) Abby was cool and fun to talk/listen to. Felt bad that her shoe broke halfway through our tour. Worth it even if you just want to...More

Thank Chaseheart1
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was an amazing overview Historic and Haunted Philly. Will is an really awesome guide who knew the perfect way to tell the ghost stories so that we understood the historical context and ghostlore. Someone on our tour even believes that they spotted a ghost...More

Thank pamelaprice1234
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just took the Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour over the July 4th holiday, and I did it in combination with The Constitutional for a discounted price. Best deal. It really was an amazing adventure to see the monuments by moonlight with such an energetic...More

Thank G307NTtom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent tour with Abbey! She was fantastic and very knowledgeable....clearly enjoys what she does. Great time for all ages - we all learned a lot and truly enjoyed our time!

Thank smooretytler
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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Took my boyfriend and mother for her birthday because all three of us enjoy history/ghost stories. Whether it was because of our guide or the script, none of us were very satisfied. The stories were far fetched and often irrelevant to our location (I.e. a...More

Thank Fawn M
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Reviewed July 14, 2018

This was a great walking tour of Philadelphia's historic district with macabre twist. Instead of the spirits of freedom you found yourself face to face with spirits of unrest who haunt the historic buildings, alleyways, and cemeteries in the city of brotherly love. The guides...More

Thank Alley1971
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are visiting from Ohio and found this tour on Groupon, I’m into ghosts and he is into history and last night we got both and I loved it!! Abby was nothing short of amazing, you can tell she really loves what...More

Thank mrskinsley1007
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3fisd
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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
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