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Alexandria Colonial Tours

Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Ghosts and Graveyard tour

It would be better named History and Legends tour. There isn't anything scary about the tour or the... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2017
Turner S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Benjamin is great!

Just finished our tour for our high school students visiting the area from Texas. I've been in... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2017
Cisco, Texas
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201 King St Fl 3, Alexandria, VA 22314-6603
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Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed this. It was the first ghost tour I’ve ever done, but won’t be the last. Old Town Alexander is so quaint and awesome. Besides how great Jimmy was, the stories were fascinating and the ambiance of the town added to the mystique.

1  Thank Angie M
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Not your average ghost tour! Jimmy is the best, very funny and if you joke around he jokes around with you. It was kind of rainy but he made light of it and we all ended up having a great time. Definitely recommend the tour...More

2  Thank Paula G
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Jimmy was our guide and he did a great job. We had about 20 8th graders and a couple of adults. He was interesting, funny, and informative. We did the ghost tour and enjoyed it a bunch, we would recommend it.

2  Thank misterowens
Reviewed April 5, 2018

We went here as a recommendation from a friend, and it didn't disappoint. Fun for all ages (we were a bunch of 20-somethings), they dress in colonial garb and take you around this city by lantern. The stories are very interesting, and it's fun to...More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed November 12, 2017

I highly recommend the Ghost & Graveyard Tour, especially if you can manage to get Jimmy as your tour guide. He's fantastic at his job and really made the experience what it was. Super knowledgeable, great sense of humor, and doesn't just "phone it in"...More

2  Thank YVR19
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

It would be better named History and Legends tour. There isn't anything scary about the tour or the stories, although a small cemetery at night can be unsettling. Aside from the Carlyle House, the stories were more myth and legend than anything historically accurate. That...More

Thank Turner S
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Jimmy gave us the best tour- he didn’t quicken the experience even though we were getting soaked with wind and rain. It was insightful, fun, and well deserved worth the trip! We took the south tour and will be back for the north side soon!!

2  Thank jillian d
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Just finished our tour for our high school students visiting the area from Texas. I've been in several tours in Alexandria and in Boston, and if you want a quick fun evening, give this a try. BUT...ask for Benjamin! Your tour guide can make or...More

Thank amydodson
Reviewed September 29, 2017

We were in Alexandria for the day and decided to do a ghost walk. We've been on similar tours in Gettysburg, Williamsburg and Salem, and this was by far the worst. My husband, 14-year-old son and I showed up early at our destination. There was...More

Thank LaraJL1972
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

This tour started off as promising and the guide did explain that Alexandria didn't always like to own up to its haunted past because they thought it would take away from the "charm" of the town. Meh. It stated with a story about a philanderer...More

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Response from Turner S | Reviewed this property |
The ghost tour was about an hour.