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Ghost Tours in Williamsburg

Take a Walk on the Spooky Side

Updated by Chris Murphy / Image from Colonial Ghosts

Williamsburg offers ghost tours that are sure to scare your socks off!

As dusk falls over the cobbled streets, you know it’s time for some eerie experiences. Since Williamsburg is full of history, the city comes with its historical haunts. If you’re in the mood for a hair-raising experience, embark on a ghostly walking tour where some of Williamsburg’s darkest haunts are uncovered. Williamsburg offers ghost tours that are sure to scare your socks off!

Ghost Tours in Williamsburg

Here are some of our favorite ghost tours in Williamsburg.

Colonial Ghosts

Ranked in the top 10 of the “13 Bone-Chilling Haunted Tours” by US City Traveler, Colonial Ghosts has earned Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence in 2018. These tours offer a genuine experience based on research, eyewitness interviews and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. They offer daily daytime cemetery tours and nightly ghost tours.

Journey, if you dare, to the Public Hospital—America’s first “insane asylum.” Rumor has it that Dr. John Minson Galt, II still haunts the grounds where he lived and worked. Colonial Ghosts also gives amateur ghost hunters a chance to use ghost hunting equipment on their Ghost Hunt tour.

Ghost Tours at Haunted Williamsburg

While you’re free to explore all the attractions in Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area on your own, you can learn even more along one of Colonial Williamsburg’s informative guided tours. There are several tours available that take you into the homes, gardens and shops of Colonial Williamsburg’s 18th-century locals.

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Colonial Williamsburg offers two ghost tours that will delight and fright. Led by costumed storytellers, Haunted Williamsburg is the only ghost tour in the area that takes you inside Colonial Williamsburg’s historic buildings. Hear terrifying tales of 18th century ghosts and modern-day encounters with the spirits.

For more family-friendly frights, experience the Official Ghost Walk Junior. This tour offers all the spooky fun without any nightmares.

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