Washington D.C: Nighttime Dark History Walking Tour


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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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If you've already explored Washington D.C.'s best-known landmarks, discover another side to the capital on this after-dark tour. Learn more about the history of Washington D.C. through its hauntings and ghost stories as you visit such places as America's most haunted office building while your guide recounts colorful stories of the city's dark past.


Guided tour of Washington D.C. focused on the darker side of its history
Explore the streets of Washington D.C. after dark and visit haunted locations
Learn all about DC's darker history and colorful characters from your guide
Great alternative to the typical sightseeing tours of Washington


Harry Truman called it America's greatest monstrosity. Mark Twain referred to it as the ugliest building in America. Regardless, it is considered the most haunted office building in America, and on this tour you will get to find out why!
The home of Stephen Decatur. During his time, he was one of the nation’s most celebrated naval commanders. Many of his political friends were certain that Stephen Decatur would become president. And, who knows, maybe he could have been. But James Barron kind of ruined those chances, and you're here to find out how!
Where trees, paths, and statues now lay, these grounds used to house a graveyard, a racetrack, a zoo, and an apple orchard. Some even speculate that a slave market was held here. You can only imagine the wealth of history and hauntings that exist in the illustrious Lafayette Square, but thanks to this tour your imagination won't be all you have!


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Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • 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.