Experience Philadelphia's monuments by moonlight.Visit more than 15 scary sites to hear Philadelphia's spooky terrifying tales.

You learn about the legendary ghost that inhabit Independence Hall, see famous film locations and hear stories about names that you've heard before such as Edgar Allen Poe.

Developed by The Constitutional Walking Tour - Philadelphia's leading walking tour operator - the Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour provides a "High Definition Haunted Experience."

Rates - including tax

Type Rate
Adult Rate: $18.00
Child Rate
(Ages 3-12):
Child - Free
(Ages 2 and Under):
Family Rate
(Total for 2 Adults & 2 Children Ages 3-12):

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Tour / Activity Details

75 minutes
6:00 pm and/or 7:30 pm and/or 9:30 pm, schedule varies (April through November)
Check Availability Calendar for specific dates & times.

Tour does not include hotel pick up; the convenient meeting location will be specified on your E-Ticket.  Please order online or call us at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown at checkout includes any fuel surcharges, service charges and tax. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Tour / Activity Policies

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Tour / Activity Description


The state Governor and Secretary of Health have made mask-wearing a requirement of businesses with in-person operations.


More Tour Details

Travel the cobblestone streets of Old City to hear chilling stories about the Spirits of '76 featuring:

  • Haunted Facts - Hear stories about the Master of the Macabre, Edgar Allan Poe, who used to reside in Philadelphia and learn about Leo Callahan, the only prisoner to escape from Eastern State Penitentiary and never be captured!
  • Haunted Folklore - Learn about the legendary ghosts that inhabit Independence Hall, the spirits of Carpenters' Hall, the dancing statue of Benjamin Franklin at Library Hall and paranormal Pine Street happenings.
  • Haunted Movie Sets - See famous film locations from big screen thrillers such as The Sixth Sense, Shooter, National Treasure and more!

The Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour provides a "High Definition Haunted Experience" that features many spooky sites and stories including:

  • Benjamin Rush House
  • Bicentennial Moon Tree
  • Bishop White House
  • Carpenters' Hall
  • City Tavern
  • Congress Hall
  • Edgar Allen Poe
  • Holy Trinity Church
  • Independence Hall
  • Liberty Bell
  • Liberty Hall
  • Merchants' Exchange
  • Old Pine Street Church & Cemetery
  • Physick House
  • Powel House
  • St. Mary's Church & Cemetery
  • St. Peter's Church & Cemetery
  • Second Bank of the United States
  • Washington Square Park
  • Witch of Pine Street



The Family Rate applies to one party of 2 adults and 2 children ages 3 through 12. If your party is larger than 2 adults and 2 children, you may order the Family Rate and the additional adults and children using the Adult Rate and Child Rate pricing categories.



  • Wear comfortable clothing including walking shoes or sneakers.
  • This is a Walking tour.
  • Gratuity not included.
  • Tours operate rain or shine.
  • This ticket does not include admission to any of the sites and attractions on the tour.
  • Out of consideration for other guests, there is no smoking permitted while on this tour.
  • There is no consumption of alcoholic beverages or the like permitted at any time during the tour whatsoever; your guide reserves the right to refuse admission to any guest(s) who appear to be intoxicated and/or unruly, in the tour guide's sole reasonable discretion.
  • All guests must pay attention and follow all of the safety instructions of the tour guide at all times.
  • The recording of any part of the tour, including, but not limited to, the narrative, stories, depictions, and the like, by any means whatsoever, is strictly prohibited without the advance written permission of your tour guide.
  • Photographs and/or videotape and/or recordings taken during the tour may include your image, likeness and/or voice. You agree that the tour guide may use such photographs and/or videotape and/or recordings for any purpose, promotional or otherwise, without compensation to you.


Tour does not include hotel pick up; the convenient meeting location will be specified on your E-Ticket.  Please order online or call us at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

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