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The Dark Nights in Washington D.C Ghost Tour – Adults-only

The Dark Nights in D.C. Ghost Tour is a captivating spooky tour that delves into Washington D.C.'s dark, haunted history. Get to know the darker side of the Nation’s Capital!
Where:Washington D.C.
Price for:1 Participant
Age restriction:Minimum age for participation - 16 years
If you're looking for an awesome, through-provoking Ghost Tour, this is the tour for you!

Your ghostly adventure begins when you meet your guide in front of the Octagon Museum. As you follow your guide from one haunted location to the next, you’ll feel a chill as they bring to life the compelling stories of our nation's leaders and the hauntings they created at these locations.

Some of the spooky spots you'll possibly visit on the tour:

  • The Octagon: Having served as the White House for 6 months in 1814, the Octagon is still a symbol of influence and power in Washington. Claims of phantom floral scents, spectral lights, and ghostly bells attribute to this being considered one of the most haunted buildings in D.C.
  • Lafayette Square Park: Don’t let the arcadian atmosphere fool you, there’s something diabolic in President’s Park. Once a graveyard, a slave market, and an encampment for soldiers during the War of 1812, this seven-acre park is a paranormal hotspot.
  • Hay-Adams Building: Opened in 1928, visitors have reported mysterious orbs, full-bodied apparitions, locked doors suddenly opening, and objects moving around all on their own are just a few of the unexplained mysteries here!
  • Ford's Theatre: Meet the most popular poltergeist in American history! Ford’s Theatre is the site of the Lincoln Assassination. Visitors have experienced partial apparitions, cold spots, disembodied footsteps, and a legendary specter materializes in the presidential box, prowling the site of his former assassination.

Tour highlights:

  • A spooky and fun adults-only night-tour blending the dark side of Washington D.C.’s history with frightening paranormal mysteries.
  • Led by an entertaining, professional guide.
  • Discover the city’s most haunted locations.


  • Available March - October with tours nightly at 9pm.

Duration: 90-minutes

Need to know:

  • This is an adults-only outdoor walking tour that contains mature language and graphic subject matter.
  • This tour visits between 4-6 haunted locations on average.
  • This tour is for participants 16 years of age or older.
  • Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • This is a pet-friendly ghost tour.
  • You will need to arrive at the tour starting location 15 minutes before the tour begins.
  • Please dress appropriately for expected weather conditions and walking (wear comfortable shoes).
  • This experience runs rain or shine. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
  • This tour focuses on outdoor spaces and building exteriors.

This spooky adults-only walking tour takes place in Washington D.C. VIEW MAP

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