What Horrors Await You in America's Birthplace?
Did you know that Williamsburg has been haunted almost from its inception? This living history town contains some of the most haunted locations in the country.
Home to some of the oldest buildings in America, Williamsburg was a town full of patriotic fervor and the spirit of freedom- passions that birthed the American Revolution. It was also the scene of painful sacrifices, misfortune, and despair for some of its residents. Violent and tragic events have left their mark on this illustrious town, where the fight for independence overshadowed other stories of love, loss, and the casualties of war."
"We had such a good time and a creepy one! You definitely could feel the darker spirits in some of the buildings- I have to admit I was scared!"
What is the Williamsburg Colonial Ghosts Tour About?
Our Ghost Tour of Williamsburg is rooted in haunting local legends supported by authentic historical research, blending to provide you a tour experience like none other in the fascinating colonial town. You will hear stories of tragedy and terror as our knowledgeable guides escort you on a hair-raising journey to the most haunted locations in Williamsburg. From ghostly music emanating from a local church, to the mansion known as the most haunted house in Virginia, you will seek out the spirits that call Williamsburg their forever home.
What You Will See On This Tour:
Our tour will immerse you in a full hour of exploration of some of the oldest and most haunted locations in Williamsburg, including:
- The haunted gardens of the Governor's Palace
- The ghostly touch at the Peyton Randolph House
- The unhappy spirit of Bruton Parish Church
- The ethereal encounters of the George Wythe House
- And so much more...
Our professional storytellers will share eerie tales of Williamsburg's haunted history and lingering legends that may explain why spirits still reside in the preserved buildings after over three centuries. Spectral apparitions, spooky sounds, and unexplained events are just a few of the experiences you may witness on this unique tour.
Come join us to explore the scarier side of Williamsburg and walk centuries-old paths through the historic town... though you may not walk alone.
"The lawn/ is pressed by unseen feet, and ghosts return/ Gently at twilight, gently go at dawn,/ The sad intangible who grieve and yearn..."
T. S. Eliot
Meeting point address: 428 W. Duke of Gloucester Street, at the statue of Thomas Jefferson in front of the Kimball Theatre
Duration: 1 hr. across 1 mile
Parking: We recommend parking near Duke of Gloucester Street. To see options, click below.
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December 1st 2023
"Been on a few tours and this was by far my favorite. Rob was awesome! So detailed and knowledgeable. ... "
November 30th 2023
"Excellent tour! We loved the variety of places and food. Andrew was awesome! We truly enjoyed spendi ... "
November 29th 2023
"We thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour of Colonial Williamsburg. Vincent was an excellent tour gui ... "
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This tour is a walking tour.