Did you know Williamsburg has a past full of stories you won't hear about in history class? Its legends, scandals, and secrets will suprise you.
Beyond the meticulously-restored historic buildings and period-authentic re-enactors, the shadows of long-buried secrets that, when revealed, tell stories of mischief, crimes, and shocking escapades that have haunted Williamsburg since before the United States was founded. Under the ancient cobblestone streets and colonial revelry, lurks the long-buried residue to things best left unspoken.
"This tour is so interesting. The history books don't tell the full truth about this town!"
Backed by historical documentation and anecdotal evidence, our Secrets of Colonial Williamsburg Tour will entertain and intrigue you with a collection of the town's most incredible tales. You may find yourself shocked at times as our guides take you for an exciting exploration of the legendary sites of Williamsburg's fascinating, scandalous past, complete with unsolved mysteries, insidious crimes, and notorious figures.
Our tour will take you on 1.5 miles of locations with stories of scandal and intrigue, such as:
Our professional tour guides will unearth little-known facts and untold stories to explore the hidden past of Williamsburg and bring its long-buried secrets to light.
Come travel back in time and examine the sinister side of Colonial Williamsburg, its infamous characters, and the colorful legends that have haunted the town through the centuries.
"There is no denying it, our past stinks and seeps into our present."
Jinat Rehana Begum
Meeting point address: Kimball Theatre, 428 W Duke of Gloucester St
Duration: Approximately 2 hours
Parking: We recommend parking near Duke of Gloucester Street. To see options, click below.
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October 4th 2023
"Rob was awesome. Very knowledgeable, interesting and was an excellent tour. Would highly recommend."
October 3rd 2023
"Patrick was very knowledgeable as well as entertaining. Thoroughly enjoyed the tour."
October 3rd 2023
"Our guide Rob, was awesome. He was very knowledgeable and made the tour enjoyable."
Please arrive to the designated meeting location before your tour’s start time, or they may leave without you! Your email confirmation will verify map and meeting location.
No need to print anything out. Just show up, and the tour guide will mark you present! Please save your email confirmation handy on your phone for reference.
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This tour is a walking tour.
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