Guided tour

Williamsburg: Colonial Ghosts Haunted Walking Tour

4.4 / 5

26 reviews

Activity provider: US Ghost Adventures

Williamsburg: Colonial Ghosts Haunted Walking Tour

Activity provider: US Ghost Adventures

From US$ 30 per person

Explore haunted history, tragic events, and authentic ghost sightings during a nighttime walking tour of up to 12 locations through the deserted streets of Williamsburg.

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Duration 1 - 1.5 hours
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  • Check out the haunted Governor's Palace, where Thomas Jefferson once stood
  • Experience a late-night view of the creepiest psychiatric hospital around
  • Take a dark trip down the backstreets of Colonial Williamsburg to The Public Gaol
  • See the graves of Bruton Parish Church, surrounded on all sides by a cemetery
  • Discover the closely-held secret locations of unmarked graves and burial grounds
Full description
Embark on the ultimate, bone-chilling, haunted, and historical adventure of either 60 or 90 minutes through the ghostly streets of Colonial Williamsburg to experience up to 12 of the most haunted locations in town. After meeting your experienced and licensed tour guides, learn about the centuries-old history of one of the nation's oldest colonies and hear obscure and fascinating tales of eyewitness accounts that occurred at all of the haunted locations.  Follow the amazing storytellers as they bring you deeper through the eerily-lit colonial streets to Bruton Parish Church, over 350 years old, surrounded on all sides by a spooky cemetery. Continue on your journey to sites of grizzly bloodshed which took place in the streets of Williamsburg during the Battle of Williamsburg, and walk on the haunted ground where piles of hapless soldiers' lay buried — right beneath your feet. Stand in the shadow of the Peyton Randolph House, Williamsburg's most haunted house, and hear the tragic stories of how over two dozen deaths, as well as mass graves of Native Americans, have made the building into the town’s most infamous mansion. Walk up to the courthouse where the Declaration of Independence was read aloud in 1776, and stand where George Washington planned the battle of Yorktown that ultimately won the revolutionary war. After more haunted sightings, head back to the meeting point, having gained insights into the paranormal and historical sides of Williamsburg.
  • 60 or 90-minute ghost tour (depending on the option booked)
  • 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
  • Rain gear
  • Umbrella

Not allowed

  • Video recording
  • Smoking

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

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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