National Theatre, Washington D.C

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Washington: Haunted History Ghost Tour

1. Washington: Haunted History Ghost Tour

Visit the capital city's most haunted locations in the company of a knowledgeable and experienced guide. Kick off your tour with an introduction to the dark history of the nation's capital before embarking on a haunted route to 8 locations located near the White House. After an introduction into general history and hauntings of DC, walk through the dark streets to President's Park and listen to stories and eyewitness accounts of personal hauntings, like St. John's Episcopal Church, also known as the President's Church. From there, head to the most important haunted house in the country, the White House. Learn about Lincoln's ghost that greets each incoming President when they take office, and hear how he still tries to help the leaders of the free world from the grave. You will then visit a host of other haunted locations where you will hear, in gripping detail, the history and eyewitness accounts of hauntings and paranormal activity in DC. Finally, head to the final stop at the Treasury Building, where you will listen to a final recap of D.C.'s strange activity, ask any ghost questions you might have, and check out and exchange any paranormal pictures and activity caught on camera.

Lincoln's Assassination Walking Tour

2. Lincoln's Assassination Walking Tour

The trajectory of this nation was changed on one night in a small family run theater when President Lincoln was murdered in cold blood. What lead up that moment? Who was behind this coordinated plot? The entire story is stranger than fiction and on this two hour walking tour you will trace the steps of the killers and learn all about this dark night. It is a story filled with intrigue, mystery and betrayal. Join this family friendly tour and see why this is one of our highest rated tours in Washington. You'll learn about the events that led up to the attempted assassination of the Secretary of State and the Vice President, as well as the assassination of President Lincoln. Following in his footsteps from the White House to Ford's Theatre to Peterson's Boarding House, where he took his final breath.

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What people are saying about National Theatre, Washington D.C

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 73 reviews

While we didn’t see any ghosts, we did get an amazing history lesson. Our guide, Sana, held all of our attention as she told stories of the past woven into the beautiful homes and buildings of DC.

Really fun. Short tour but a ton of information. Really enjoyed it and the flexibility from the organization!

Rae was fun and had some very interesting stories to share. My kids and I loved it and highly recommend.

Katherine made this fun and super informative. This tour is DEFINITELY worth it!

Great time with my whole family and we heard a bunch of great ghost stories