Richmond Ghosts and Haunted Dark History Walking Tour


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

Duration1 hour
Guide LanguageEnglish
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See a different side of Virginia’s capital city during this Richmond Ghosts and Haunted Dark History Walking Tour. Instead of regular sightseeing, you’ll dive into documented accounts of historical hauntings and true stories of history with a guide who knows the area and its chilly tales well. Visit up to 12 locations, including Adam Craig House, C&O Church Hill Tunnel West Portal, Jefferson Park, Edgar Allan Poe Museum, Libby Prison, and Masons' Hall.


Go beyond a city tour and see areas where historical hauntings took place
A guide knows the spooky past of Richmond better than any guidebook
This Richmond ghost tour happens at the spookiest time—at night
Upgrade to enjoy an extended walking tour with more time and extra stories


For a hint of what 18th century Richmond might have looked like there are few better places to examine than the unusual Adam Craig House. The oldest frame house in Richmond is also one of the most haunted. Hear the story of the spirit of the Southside Killer and the unfortunate events and haunts connected.
Completed in 1873, building this 4,000 foot-long Church Hill Tunnel proved problematic, resulting in tragic death and subsequent hauntings. Hear horrific tales of the lost spirits here.
Overlooking the city, walking through the Jefferson Park sometimes makes people forget what comes out at night. Sometimes, what sounds like a revving car followed by “whoops” and yells zooms by…but there is no car or any humans to be seen. Whispers are that it is the Briley brothers, riding back and forth around the park, looking for more crimes of opportunity in death as they had done in life.
Edgar Allan Poe is often said to be “America’s Shakespeare.” The horror story, short story, lyric poetry, science fiction, and detective fiction are all formats he either mastered or created. For over 150 years adults and children alike have enjoyed his literature. in what used to be known as The Old Stone House. Learn the hauntings of this spooky museum.
Dating back to the civil war, this prison was notorious across the battlefields, and was a wretched place to die. People who park here hurry to their cars at night, and see in their rear view mirrors the ghostly figures of Union soldiers in agony in their dust clouds as they quickly leave.
Due to its age, history of uses and association with historical figures, Masons’ Hall is one of Richmond’s most significant buildings. Used for government functions and religious gatherings, it was also a hospital in 1812. Masons’ Hall is home to multiple spirits of the dead and not so gone. Hear the tales of ghosts that linger.


Documented accounts of historic hauntings
Professional and Courteous Guides
Intensely researched true stories of history


Food and Drink
Motorized Transport

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 spinal injuries
  • 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 a day before the activity start time.

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