Alexandria’s Original Ghost & Graveyard Tour

You’ll 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.


Wednesdays to Sundays 7:30pm; Fridays & Saturdays 7:30 & 9:00pm

OCTOBER 1 to 31
7:30 Nightly; Fridays & Saturdays 7:30 & 9:00 pm

NOVEMBER 1 to 28
Fridays & Saturdays 7:30 & 9:00 pm

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.

PLEASE NOTE: On October 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 and Halloween Night, we’ll start at the Burke & Herbert Bank across the street from the Visitor Center on the southeast corner of King & Fairfax Streets.

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

October 30, 2015

Join us for a special evening tour of Ivy Hill Cemetery in Alexandria. This tour, inspired by the upcoming PBS series MERCY STREET, features the story of the Green family, whose hotel was used as a hospital during the Civil War.

Visit the graves of nurse Emma Green and Confederate spy Frank Stringfellow, as well as many of Alexandria’s most prominent and historic families. Hear their stories of how the Civil War transformed their lives and the city forever.

One Night Only!
October 30, 2015
7:00 pm, 7:30 pm, 8:00 pm, 8:30 pm, 9:00 pm

Prices: $20 for adults, $10 for kids between the ages of 7 to 17. Military, law enforcement and senior discounts available.

Ivy Hill Cemetery 2823 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22302.

Portions of the proceeds benefit Ivy Hill Cemetery.

Purchase tickets HERE, call us at 703-519-1749, or email to book this limited tour.


In addition to our Public Tour, we offer Private Group Tours that can be scheduled throughout the year for groups of 15 guests or more. Please contact us online, call us at 703-519-1749, or email to hear about the special group rates.