Guided tour

Colonial Ghosts of the Revolution Haunted Tour by USGA

4.4 / 5

26 reviews

Activity provider: US Ghost Adventures

Colonial Ghosts of the Revolution Haunted Tour by USGA

Activity provider: US Ghost Adventures

From US$ 30 per person

Delve into the sinister history of Colonial Williamsburg’s most iconic sites on this bone-chilling haunted walking tour.

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Duration 1 - 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn the dark history behind America’s largest living history museum
  • Search for the Hedge Maze Ghost at the Governor’s Palace
  • Feel the chilling energy of the infamous Peyton Randolph House
  • Hear tales of a sadistic Civil War surgeon and a 19th-century poisoning
  • Explore Colonial Williamsburg with a seasoned guide and fun-loving group
Full description
Since the 1930s, Colonial Williamsburg has honored the city’s past by recreating the glory days of the 18th century. Horse-drawn carriages, cobblestone paths, historic brick buildings, and vintage clothing set a charming, patriotic scene — but there’s a dark energy lurking in the shadows of this tourist town… Join a seasoned local guide for a nighttime walking tour of the most chilling, haunted sites in Williamsburg. Did you know one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence was poisoned by his grandnephew? Or that a sadistic Civil War surgeon did his dirty deeds at Market Square? Williamsburg may be home to American treasures like the Raleigh Tavern, but it’s also home to one of the most haunted, cursed homes ever built: The Peyton Randolph House. Stand in its blood-red glow as you hear first-hand accounts of its evil energy. Tales of true crime, betrayal, and bloody wars line the streets of this famous city. Are you brave enough to get to know the real Williamsburg? The spirits are waiting.
Includes
  • 60-minute ghost tour
  • Professional tour guide
  • Authentic, local ghost stories
  • Well-researched and credible history
  • Transportation
  • Tips (optional)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the statue of Thomas Jefferson on the bench between the Precious Gem Jewelry Store and the Kimball Theater in Merchant's Square. Your guide will wear a US Ghost Adventures t-shirt and carry a lantern.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Video recording

Know before you go

  • This tour is not recommended for people who cannot walk more than one mile
  • This tour runs rain or shine
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 26 reviews

Review summary

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  • Value for money
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The tour was well researched and very interesting. He gave historical background on all the haunted places as well as the ghost sightings and such. The tour guide William clearly knew what he was talking about and the tour itself didn’t feel cheesy or forced like I’d feared from a ghost tour. Overall one of the best parts of my vacation and I highly recommend this experience to anyone visiting Williamsburg.

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March 9, 2022

Patrick did an amazing job showing us around some of the haunted sites downtown! The temperature was around 17 with wind chill the night that we took the tour, but he powered through and was still cheery and enthusiastic. His stories were all so interesting and my group intends to do the tour again when the weather is warm!

January 24, 2022

Frightfully fun! Robert was knowledgeable and entertaining. History mixed with some Ghost stories. Thanks!

October 22, 2022

Product ID: 290795