Ghosts and Gravestones Tour Boston

Ghosts and Gravestones Tour Boston

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      Boston, Massachusetts, USA
      1.5 Hours
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      Experience a spine-tingling adventure as you explore Boston’s most spooky sites. Tour through old burying grounds, hear about Boston’s most sinister characters, and follow your guide as you discover the darker side of the city. 

      Tour highlights 

      • Copp's Hill Burying Ground 
      • Angel of Death and Boston Strangler characters
      • Haunted building experience
      • Cotton Mather’s resting place

      What’s included in the tour

      • Expert guide

      This is a seasonal tour operating from late March through October

      Meeting point

      Please make you way to the Old Town Trolley stop #1, at the end of the Marriott Long Wharf Hotel on Atlantic Ave. Your tour departs from this location.

      Helpful hints

      Ghosts walk among us. Or at least they will when you're learning about Boston's haunted past. GoBe spooked. Just remember this attraction is not available on July 4th. It's a busy night for the spirits.

      Getting around

      This tour involves a moderate amount of walking (approx. 1 mile), some of which is over uneven brick and cobblestone pathways. It is not wheelchair accessible.

      Activity type

      Walking Tour, Bus Tour

      Transportation used

      Trolley-style Bus



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      Tour Participation Requirements

      Activity Level

      This experience is rated moderate. Full participation may require extended periods of walking over even and uneven surfaces, steep terrain and/or water activity in a slight current. There may be steps, inclines, cobblestone surfaces, and extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitations should take this into account.

      Age restrictions

      Travelers must be 6 years of age or older to participate in this tour. This tour is rated PG-13. It may not be suitable for children under 13 years of age.

      Special Medical Restriction

      Due to the spooky nature of this tour, it is not recommended to those who are easily frightened or do not like to be startled.

      Dare to take a step through the dark side as you tour through Boston’s most spooky locations. The city’s most gruesome characters, the second oldest cemetery, and Cotton Mather and the Salem witch trials are some of the spine tingling places and stories you’ll learn about during the tour. Go on this scary, fun, and informative frightening experience if you’re brave enough! 

      This tour involves a whole cast of characters that lead you on an adventure through the creepier side Boston. Some of the most sinister individuals you’ll hear about include the Angel of Death, a former nurse and serial killer and the Boston Strangler, a man responsible for the murder of 13 women during the 1960s. Your eerie experience will also take you to Boston’s most haunted building where you’ll hear about its famous curses. 

      Step inside two of the oldest burying grounds in Boston for a walking tour, including Copp's Hill Burying Ground, site of Boston’s largest grave robbing scandal. Here you’ll also visit the final resting place of Cotton Mather, a man famous for his "intimate" involvement with the Salem Witch Trials. Then, follow your guide across Boston Common a formerly popular place for public hangings. Finally, to continue your experience visit the Old Granary Burying Ground and view the gravestones of the famous and not so famous, but certainly interesting occupants. 


      Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.


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      Boston, Massachusetts, USA
      Boston, Massachusetts, USA
      Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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