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Chicago Ghost Tours (Adults Only)

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Haunted History

Walk with us as the sun sets through downtown Chicago hearing some of the most gruesome and creepy Chicago stories. Expect more history and humor than hauntings. Our guides aim to tell you the history of the darker side of Chicago with stories of eerie coincidences and stories from the past. We don't promise any hauntings as we haven't seen any ghosts ... yet
Schedule: 3-4 Times a Week
Start Time: 7pm
Tour Language: English
Duration: 2 Hours
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Haunted History Highlights

  • The Congress Hotel
  • Chicago’s old Red Light District
  • Murderous Tales of H. H. Holmes and John Wayne Gacy
  • Chicago Fire Hangman
  • Death Alley and the Iroquois Theatre Fire
  • S.S. Eastland Disaster Hauntings

The Windy City is known for her food, architecture, and haunting history! Walk with us as the sun sets through downtown Chicago hearing some of the most gruesome and creepy Chicago stories. First stop is the Congress Hotel, known as the most haunted hotel in Chicago. Walk along the streets that H. H. Holmes, Chicago's first serial killer wandered as he stalked his prey, get a glimpse of Chicago’s sordid past through stories of the Everleigh Club and the 1900’s Red Light district, and learn about downtown prison breaks.

Chicago Ghost Tours

Highlights of our Chicago ghost tours:

  • The Congress Hotel
  • Chicago’s old Red Light District
  • Murderous Tales of H. H. Holmes and John Wayne Gacy
  • Chicago Fire Hangman
  • Death Alley and the Iroquois Theatre Fire
  • S.S. Eastland Disaster Hauntings

Expect more history and humor than hauntings. Our guides aim to tell you the history of the darker side of Chicago with stories of eerie coincidences and stories from the past. We don't promise any hauntings as we haven't seen any ghosts ... yet

The Ghost Tour has very creepy content and we rate it as PG-13. Please do not bring your kiddos!

Tour information

Reservations: REQUIRED. Click here to reserve. Groups of 6 or more must contact us before booking.

Where: Tour begins in front of the Congress Plaza Hotel at 520 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago IL 60605  (map).  The tour ends at the Clark Street Bridge (map).

Duration: Tour lasts approx. 2 hours. Total walking is just over one mile (1.6km).

When:  View our full tour schedule. Tours are on U.S. Central Standard Time.

Cost: This tour is free to take, and you get to decide what, if anything, the tour was worth when it's done. A name-your-own-price tour is a tour for anyone's budget. The Ghost Tour has very creepy content and we rate it as PG-13. Please do not bring your kiddos!

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