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Ghosts, Gossip and Downright Scandal Walking Tours

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Address: 99 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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+1 508-627-8619

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Fun night

Our family had a fun night on this tour. I recommend it for anyone looking to learn a few things about the island, and local ghosts too. It was only $10 per person and lasted... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2016
Poughkeepsie, New York
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Poughkeepsie, New York
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Our family had a fun night on this tour. I recommend it for anyone looking to learn a few things about the island, and local ghosts too. It was only $10 per person and lasted between 1.5-2 hours. I would have liked a couple more stories, but it was still the best value tour on the MV.

Thank jenferber
Providence, Rhode Island
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2015

This type of thing is right up my alley!! I have read many books on the paranormal of the Vineyard and Cape Cod so I could not wait to go. It was very historical and very informative. But, I expected more scare-factor. I'm not talking about making stuff up, just to make it scary but, actual "spirited" tales. If there... More 

1 Thank aquinnahaha1812
Boston suburbs
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2013

My family and I recently went on the Edgartown ghost walking tour. The good news: it only cost 10 bucks. The bad news: it's not very good. Now, I have zero belief in ghosts, and am 100% skeptical about all things paranormal. 100% means that I think all of this stuff is complete nonsense. But I am one of those... More 

2 Thank BostonBloke
Boston MA
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97 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2012

The 2 tour guides were very nice a woman and a gentleman. His story telling was much better, a bit tighter while she tended to run on a bit and tread away from the meat and potatoes of her story. They were funny however. They took us inside the closed Gazette offices in the dark as well as a church... More 

Thank SMGBostonMA
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2012 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience on the tour and learned a lot of interesting tidbits about the history of Martha's Vineyard beyond the Ghost Stories and Scandalous tales. Our guide was a very friendly lady and our group, three adults and a seven year old child, had a good time. It is much more compelling for those of us who... More 

2 Thank the_kuang
Middlebury, Connecticut
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125 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2012

The tour given by 2 MV Gazette employees is informative and interesting but they need to tighten up their narrative as it's a bit too long and repetitive. It seems they're trying to convince their listeners to believe in ghosts rather than just telling their stories.

Thank billie88
Boxborough, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2010

Not well organized and the stories well not well delivered. Groups are composed of 50/50 kids and adults. Time needs to be given to develop well practiced stories and "urban legends" that can appeal to both. Even the most famous "daggett house child in fireplace " ghost story was not told properly (at least the way we were told by... More 

2 Thank srej
Orlando, Florida
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2010

Great tour to find out about Edgartown, great history, very informative. Would highly recommend a fun evening full of ghosts, gossip and downtown scandle. THANK YOU FOR A GREAT EVENING!

2 Thank pegggy65
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2007

My family has been making annual fall trips to MV for the past decade when last year one of my aunt's found out about the evening walk. There are generally 20-25 of us ranging in age from 2-70 years old on the trip and we love to find something for all of us to do together. This walk was super... More 

9 Thank mvislandfan

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