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Williamsburg: Haunted Ghosts, Witches, and Pirates Tour

Williamsburg: Haunted Ghosts, Witches, and Pirates Tour

From US$ 25 per person

Go back in time with your 18th-century costume guide and learn about Williamsburg ghosts, witches, and pirates. Hear the stories of the past and present spirits who haunt Colonial Williamsburg today.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit 13 of Williamsburg's most haunted sites
  • Learn about the Wagon of Death and the gallows
  • Discover the spirits that haunt the Peyton Randolph House
  • Meet Williamsburg's local witch
  • Find out who Mr Pirate and Petey the Parrot are
Full description

Hear the stories of the ghosts who inhabit the town of Williamsburg. Follow your ghostly guide down eerie streets and experience 13 haunted locations on this tour of the most haunted places in town.

Discover the 17 spirits of the Peyton Randolph House, known as the most haunted place in Virginia. Learn what happened in the oak panel bedroom and hear what is waiting for you in your jail cell.

Learn about the Wagon of Death, the gallows, and what happened to Lucy Ludwell, George Wythe, Ida Jones, and many more. Learn the outcome of the witch trials here and what happened to Williamsburg's most famous witch.

Guests often see and hear strange, unexplainable sights and sounds, so you will not want to attend without a camera in hand.

Includes
  • Ghost tour of Colonial Williamsburg with a licensed guide
  • Mr Pirate's treasure item for kids
  • Tips
  • Parking at the meeting point ($5 if arriving before 5:00 PM)

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of the Capitol Building. They will be wearing an 18th-century costume and holding a lantern. Parking is available at 460 Francis St East.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Charged Smartphone
  • Your own vehicle

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 22 reviews

Review summary

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  • Value for money
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Fun tour! We have two younger boys and the addition of a witch and pirate all dressed up leading the tour really made it that much better. They got to learn some history and have fun doing it. We passed several other tours and we were the only ones laughing. The whole family would highly recommend it!

March 19, 2022

August 15, 2022

Went with our 7 1/2 year old. It wasn't too scary for her. In fact, the ghost stories kept her interest.

August 9, 2022

Product ID: 408095