Follow an 18th century costumed guide by lantern light through the charming streets of Alexandria’s historic district known as Old Town.

On this entertaining tour, you’ll hear ghost stories, legends and folklore. You will also hear about unsolved mysteries, tales of romance and angry ghosts looking for revenge.

Appropriate for ages 9 and up.

No pets please.


March 17-June 11
Fridays 7:30pm & 9:00pm
Saturdays 7:30pm & 9:00pm
Sundays 7:30pm

June 14-September 30
Wednesdays 7:30pm
Thursdays 7:30pm
Fridays 7:30pm & 9:00pm
Saturdays 7:30pm & 9:00pm
Sundays 7:30pm

October 1-31
Every evening 7:30pm
Fridays & Saturdays 7:30pm & 9:00pm

November 3-November 25
Fridays 7:30pm & 9:00pm
Saturdays 7:30pm & 9:00pm
Sundays 7:30pm
No tours Sunday, November 26th

Holiday Tours
December 22, 23, 26-31 & January 1 7:30pm

On Fridays and Saturdays in October, tours depart from the Burke & Herbert Bank (100 Fairfax Street) at the corner of King and Fairfax Streets. All other times, tours depart from the Ramsay House Visitors Center, 221 King Street in Alexandria – only two blocks from the Potomac River. Please arrive 5-10 minutes in advance.

Public Tour Prices
  • $13 for adults
  • $7 for children ages 7 to 17
  • FREE for children ages 6 and under
  • Military, law enforcement and senior discounts offered.

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To buy tickets online click here or call 703-519-1749 or email us at
  • You can also purchase tickets from the Colonial-costumed guides at tour time or at these locations:
  • The Christmas Attic, 125 S. Union Street
  • The Visitor Center, 221 King Street

christmas-attic At the Christmas Attic you can decorate your home for every holiday. You’ll find  thousands of holiday ornaments whether you are looking for lacey Valentine’s Day hearts, adorable Easter bunnies, or Christmas nativities. 125 South Union Street (corner of Union and Prince Streets) 703-548-2829