Ghosts & Gravestones Tour
About Ghosts & Gravestones Tour
- TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
- See the darker side of Boston
- Step inside two of the oldest burying grounds in Boston
- Hear about Boston's most sinister characters
Come hear Boston’s real history – the stories you won’t hear before the sun goes down.
What do you get when you combine a cursed privateer, a pyromaniac circus ringleader, a demon spat out of the pits of Hades, a homicidal opera diva, and a deranged nanny? An experience unlike anything else in Boston!
Those are just a few of our guides who will drag you kicking and screaming through Boston’s sordid past. Never was there a more treacherous lot of characters - each one dying to tell you tales of Boston’s dead in their own unusual way. There are so many of us that each time you take our tour, you’ll have a startling new experience. So join us again and again! You will never know with whom you will be trapped.
Walk amongst the dead in burying grounds nearly four hundred years old, hear stories of those whose mortal remains lie beneath your feet, and listen to tales of many of the sordid practices that went along with them. Venture to the site of the biggest grave-robbing scandal in New England’s history. And ask yourselves - are you afraid of being buried alive? Walk atop Boston’s largest unmarked burying ground and hear tales of the tortures, punishments and executions that took place there. You may even find yourselves involved in some…
For more information or to make a reservation,
call our rail vacation experts at 1-800-AMTRAK-2
April: Fridays - Sundays
May: Thursday - Sundays
June - October: 7 nights a week.
Tour Departs: every half hour 7pm - 9 pm.
Duration: 1.5 hours
Boarding Location: Tour departs from the Old Town Trolley stop #1, across from the New England Aquarium on Old Atlantic Avenue.
Notes: This tour may not be appropriate for children under the age of 13. Children under the age of 4 NOT Allowed.
Handicap Accessible: No
Seasonal from April to October
Historic Tours of America
1 Design Center Place, Ste 718
Boston, Massachusetts '02210