Colonial Williamsburg Dark History Walking Tour


Free cancellation

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

Duration2 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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With its hundreds of years of history, it’s no surprise that Colonial Williamsburg has accumulated some macabre stories over the centuries—and you’ll learn all the local lore on this dark history tour. Meet your guide in the afternoon at the Capitol, and set off on foot. From tales of creepy secret societies to stories of sinister happenings, you’ll discover a side of Colonial Williamsburg that few other visitors encounter.


Discover another side of Colonial Williamsburg on this dark history tour
Explore the historic landmark in the company of a costumed guide
Enjoy a Colonial Williamsburg experience that most visitors miss
This tour is perfect for history lovers and those with macabre tastes


Join a costumed Spooks and Legends guide on a tour of historic Colonial Williamsburg and gain a new understanding of what our founding fathers were really thinking during the birth of our nation. Hear about rites and rituals of Colonial Williamsburg’s multiple secret societies, some of which still meet there to this day. Learn the dark history of Williamsburg and the nation’s most influential people from colonial America all the way up to “Rockefeller’s Williamsburg”. What does Thomas Jefferson have in common with the Illuminati? Join us to find out!


Costumed Tour Guide

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
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

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.