Guided tour

Boston: 1.5-Hour Ghosts and Gravestones Tour

Boston: 1.5-Hour Ghosts and Gravestones Tour

From US$ 46.20 per person

Discover Boston’s eerie history on this sightseeing trolley tour. Venture to burial grounds nearly 400 years old, hear the stories of the haunted graveyard, and look out for a ghostly encounter.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Venture to the site of the biggest grave-robbing scandal in New England’s history
  • Walk around two of Boston’s historic and haunted burial grounds
  • Hear stories of the people whose mortal remains lie beneath your feet
  • Encounter the grave sites of John Hancock, Paul Revere, Samuel Adams, and others
Full description

Explore Boston’s sordid past on this “frightseeing” ghost tour of Boston. Prepare yourself for an evening of fun, scares, and ghost stories guided by a 17th-century gravedigger. Your tour guide is dying to tell you tales of Boston’s dead in their own unusual way. On this tour visit the streets where the Boston Strangler once prowled and hear local tales of murder and mayhem, ghosts and ghouls. At Copp’s Hill Burying Ground and Granary Burying Ground, depart from the trolley and explore Boston’s two oldest burying grounds on foot.

Be warned, you never know what kind of ghoulish creatures you may encounter as you explore the gravesites of John Hancock, Paul Revere, Samuel Adams, and others. Travel back in time and learn about the spirits of notorious characters who lived and died in Boston.

Includes
  • Access to Copps Hill Burying Ground
  • Live tour guide
  • Transport for activity duration: Bus / coach
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 4 years
    • Children under 13 years
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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    Meeting point

    The tour departs from Old Town Trolley stop #1 at the end of the Marriott Long Wharf Hotel on Atlantic Avenue at 200 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02110

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Weather-appropriate clothing

    Not allowed

    • Unaccompanied minors

    Know before you go

    • This tour may not be suitable for children under 13 years of age. An adult must accompany children under 10 years of age. Due to the loud noises on the tour, children under the age of 4 are not allowed on board
    • After booking you must contact the local tour provider to reserve your tour date and time. Instructions will be included on your voucher
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 /5

    based on 192 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.8/5
    • Transportation
      4.8/5
    • Value for money
      4.5/5
    • Safety
      4.6/5

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    We got the tour last night, 07th June. It’s been a terrific tour thanks to the amazing performance of Vika, the actress who introduce in a scary night full of ghost stories happened in Boston. If it had been Hollywood, she would have got the Oscar Who knows? With these performances, we will see her in the big screen soon! Congratulations to all team too for making it possible.

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    June 9, 2022

    Great tour of 2 of Bostons famous graveyards and a few sites along the way. the tour guides were personable, knowledgeable, and entertaining. I would give it 5 starts except we missed a few of the more important graves and it was hard to take pictures without risking getting left behind. still, I enjoyed it very much.

    April 21, 2022

    I don’t like to be spooked so thought this tour was excellent @ that…everyone was in great character and performed all the way through the tour! Cordelia (I think was the name of the driver) and she did an amazing job with driving and keeping everyone safe; the guy seating us started things off interesting; Stella & Dot did an amazing job on the commentary with great stories and how they told them. Wonderful tour!!

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    February 14, 2022

    Product ID: 15345