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Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry

St. Peter's Church Stone Patio, 100 Church Street, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
+1 304-725-8019
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Great ghost tour, very enjoyable!

This tour was thoroughly fun and enjoyable, especially on a warm fall night. Starting at 8pm, it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Huntingtown, Maryland
The best tour ever ...6 stars if I could

Went here on my family trip last month. From NYC/ jersey area...with wife and two kid..teenage... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael A
New Providence, New Jersey
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America's oldest ghost tour is an approximate two hour walking tour around several blocks of the historic "Lower Town" section of Harpers Ferry viewing a number of sites and buildings that have had ghostly phenomenon reported in or around them over the years. Tour includes both legends and historical events which may account for some of the ghostly happenings. These stories of Harpers Ferry's history, legends and unexplained phenomenon are appropriate for children of all ages. Always best to call to make a reservation and check website for dates that we are closed.
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  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“story telling” (25 reviews)
“great tour” (39 reviews)
“rick garland” (40 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
St. Peter's Church Stone Patio, 100 Church Street, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
+1 304-725-8019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This tour was thoroughly fun and enjoyable, especially on a warm fall night. Starting at 8pm, it was two hours of listening to enjoyable stories as well as a healthy dose of history. Even being the only member of my family who is skeptical about...More

Thank MarkUSNA1998
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here on my family trip last month. From NYC/ jersey area...with wife and two kid..teenage girls, plus another family and their teenage son. All of us loved it...LOVED IT. Any time my teenagers actually pay attention on a tour...that moment is special...they never listen...More

1  Thank Michael A
rickgmail, Owner at Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow! Thanks so much for attending my tour and for the great review! I'm so glad that everyone enjoyed it!

Reviewed 11 September 2017

As host of our tour, Rick Garland did a masterful job of weaving spooky ghost stories into the authentic history of Harpers Ferry. With no shortage of fascinating history to draw from, Rick spoke for essentially 2 hours as we walked through the small town....More

2  Thank Greg M
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The guide started out the tour giving a background on the tour itself, as well as a brief history of the town, which helped to put some of the stories in context. The tour is a great mix of ghost tour, history lesson, personal accounts,...More

1  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We didn't actually take this tour, however I was passing by and got to hear the host. Seemed to be a great tour. Lots of guests attending. The host was dressed in period clothing. I'll go back there to do the official tour if I...More

Thank Bluevans-surfs
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This was a great way to spend an evening. The stories were interesting but not that scary (or believable). It really does get chilly, so bundle up.

Thank A K
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I brought three pre-teens/young teenagers on this tour, one who likes history, one who was nervous that it would be too scary, and one who was more interested in the ghost part than the history. All of us learned quite a bit more about what...More

2  Thank GoingWithKid
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Would highly recommend this tour both informative and fun. Two hour evening tour through the town. Easy walk with stops and stories along the way.

Thank Sherry W
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Our family loves Harpers Ferry and this time we decided to try a ghost tour. We had 4 adults, a 10 yr old and a 3 yr old. We even managed a stroller. The 10 year old was just as fascinated as the adults because...More

1  Thank Kya M
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This was definitely one of the better ghost tours we've done. Our guide (Rick Garland who dresses in 1860-1870 period clothing) was extremely knowledgable about local (and civil war) history and did a masterful job of contextually weaving the ghost stories into the overall flow...More

Thank Smkymtntroutman
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Deborah P
3 July 2017|
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Response from Cwong76 | Reviewed this property |
Tour is between. 1 1/2 hrs to 1 hr 45 mins. 8-12 years of age is $10 over 12 is $14 and Under 8 is free.
Courtney S
27 March 2017|
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Response from rickgmail | Property representative |
We do operate all year round offering the Ghost Tour at 8 PM. There's lots more info and reservation requirements/info on our website which you can access right from the Trip Advisor page or you can Google or Bing for it.
Gony G
24 September 2016|
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Response from Ian C | Reviewed this property |
I think so. As the other people said it is more about stories than scaring people. Our guide, Rick is a historian as well as an entertainer.