Alexandria, Virginia Historic Ghost Tour


Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

Duration1 hour
Guide LanguageEnglish
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Explore Alexandria and learn all about the Virginia city’s ghosts and dark secrets on this historical walking tour. Your guide will share spooky tales while leading you to some of the most haunted landmarks in town, including Gadsby’s Tavern, Alexandria City Hall, and Wilkes Tunnel. You’ll come away with a haunting new perspective on a city famous for its many historic buildings.


Explore Alexandria, Virginia on a fun and informative ghost tour
Hear about tragic events from the Revolutionary and Civil Wars
Learn the secrets behind famous landmarks like Gadsby’s Tavern
A maximum of 15 people keeps the tour personal


Carlyle House Historic Park is a location that has a long and tragic history. While the house no longer stands, it still holds an important place on this street, leaving a mark that only a home such as itself could leave. Hear what makes this site one of the most haunted hotspots in Alexandria.
The Schafer Home has been the home of many businesses and even spirits. Business owners have shared smelling smoke while in the building. Which is so surprise as someone fell victim to dying by fire while in the home.
Alexandria City Hall is home to what many call a "Devil Bat". Some say that it cause people to act chaotic or irratic. While the history of the bat is unknown, it continues to show itself to this day.
The Anthenaeum, they say, is home to the ghost of Michael Swope. After his body was dug up, is when many remember disturbances in the building.
This 200 year old home holds an interesting story and mysterious ghost within. Some believe it is haunted by a military commander from the Revolutionary war. Listen to the historic stories of the people who lived here.
Nothing about Wilkes Tunnel is what you would expect. Built in 1851, it was crucial during the Civil War. Uncover it's part in historic battles and the spirits that linger.


Documented accounts of historic hauntings
Intensely researched true stories of haunted history
Professional and courteous tour guides


Food and Drink

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.