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The Ghosts of Boston's Past Haunted Self-guided Tour provided by WalknTours

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The Ghosts of Boston's Past Haunted Self-guided Tour

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R 76,17
2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Updated 20/08/31 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from The Ghosts of Boston's Past Haunted Self-guided Tour
This is an on demand tour on the WalknTours app, it's social distance safe and not in a large group.
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Updated 20/08/31 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
This an on demand, smart phone guided haunted walking tour in Boston. Go to 10 1/2 Beacon Street, press play and put your phone in your pocket. From there you are guided turn by turn along the haunted streets of Boston. This is best experienced using headphones. Speakers can be used but not recommended. What makes this tour special? - You will see over 8 ghostly sites and hear their stories in less than 45 minutes.- -It's on demand, go anytime, at your own pace, all on the WalknTours app. - Great bang for your buck. What will you see? The most haunted hotel in New England, The old hanging tree where the last witch of Boston was hung, haunted subway, 2 haunted burial grounds, Nathaniel Hawthornes old haunt, the haunted theater and more. NOTE: Many of these sites have opening hours. This includes the Granary burial ground and Central Burial ground. Hotels and theaters are closed or limited because of COVID. This tour does not go inside these places, only outside.
  • You'll start at
    10-1/2 Beacon St
    10-1/2 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
    The tour starts at the front door of the Boston Athenaeum at 10 1/2 Beacon Street. Here you will hear the story of a ghost Nathaniel Hawthorne met and wrote about.
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  • 1
    Boston Athenaeum
    Stop: 3 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Omni Parker House
    Stop: 5 minutes
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    Pass by
    Granary Burying Ground
    Boston Common
  • 3
    The Great Elm
    Stop: 2 minutes
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    Pass by
    Central Burying Ground
  • 4
    Stop: 3 minutes
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  • 5
    Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College
    Stop: 1 minute
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  • You'll end at
    Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre
    219 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
    The tour ends at one of the most haunted theaters in America, the Cutler Majestic Theater on Tremont street.
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Important Information
Departure Point
10-1/2 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
30–45 minutes
Return Details
Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
  • GPS guided walking tour
  • Entry/Admission - Boston Athenaeum
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: WalknTours
What a historic stroll through the city!
I have done a bunch of ghost tours in different cities. We have always had a storyteller. This was such a great tou
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Easy - Simple
Perfect tour to explore the city on your own terms. App worked smooth on an iPhone (visuals, navigation, audio). We
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Good experience
Sometimes tricky to navigate where they were leading is, but overall well done and interesting info. It was our fir
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Bummed out in Savannah.
I actually lost my money because the code would not work. Trip adviser was running a special- only saved $1.05 but
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Great socially distant spooky tour!
This was a great way to take in some spooky history of Salem, while staying socially distant. It is well produced,
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Great tou
A little confusing to start. Follow directions carefully. App worked great. Great tour. ..............
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Sarah F
When it worked, it was Fantastic!
Fun, informative, and loved the GPS tracking/map. Loved the actor voices, the dig deeper options, etc. When we tr
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Highly recommend!
We really enjoyed this walking tour- it was very nicely paced and allowed you to walk at a comfortable speed (even
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Super easy and informative!
This tour was perfect! Gave a lot of great info, loved the voice, accent and creepy music—really added to the exper
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A great way to see the city during a pandemic (share your headphones)
I really wanted to take a tour of the city, but didn't want to get too close to anyone. This guided tour was the pe
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Simple, informative, entertaining, affordable... Awesome deal!
During these covid times, this tour was exactly what we wanted. Most in person tours were closed indefinitely and w
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Nice tour
Nicely done tour, loved the format of it and the convenience. Also liked the fact that the new part picks up where
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Lisa H
Great tour!
Tours were very informative and fun and easy to follow. We had a few minor issues with the technology at first, but
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Great tour!
My boyfriend and I really enjoyed this tour! It was nice to go at our own pace and listen to the narrator and the m
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Great overall, some technical issues
We really loved the option to do the Freedom Trail at our own pace, with the benefit of a tour guide in our earbuds
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Key Details
  • Duration: 30–45 minutes
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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