Guided tour

Philadelphia: Sightseeing and Serial Killers Tour

4.8 / 5

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Philadelphia: Sightseeing and Serial Killers Tour

From US$ 45 per person

From the grim light of the cemetery explore Philadelphia's darker side of history on this guided tour, and hear tales of gore, blood, and guts.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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  • Learn about Philidelphia's darker side led by a host of expert guides
  • Explore the burial ground, Christ Church, and visit the grave of Ben Franklin
  • Adventure through the streets of Philadelphia and hear tell of gangster businessmen, pyscho killers, and gruesome murderers
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Get to grips with the history of Philadelphia’s founding fathers on this urban adventure spanning from the burial ground to the bar! Led by a host of expert guides, roam the old streets of Philadelphia hearing tales of ruthless businessmen gangsters and psychopathic killers. Learn about some of Philadelphia’s more sinister residents and residences such as the Corpse Collector, the Frankfurt Slasher, and Hednik’s House of horrors. Sparsely sprinkled with national icons, tales of yellow fever, plus a visit to the graves of Ben Franklin and other founding fathers, this tour tells a tale of grit, twists, and gore as you learn about the history of Philadelphia.
  • Expert guides
  • Admission fees
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Independence Visitor Center 6th and Market St. Philadelphia; outside the front doors.

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  • Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes
  • Tours run rain or shine
  • Children aged 14 and over can participate in this tour under parental supervision
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4.8 /5

based on 5 reviews

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Ted was a terrific guide! Very personable, knowledgable, and funny.

February 3, 2020

Our guide was awesome!

December 9, 2019

Was very interesting and entertaining! Terry was a good guide !!

September 29, 2019

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