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Location, Tickets & Parking

LOCATION: All Ghost Tours, Cemetery Tours, and Ghost Hunts meet at 424 W Duke of Glouchester Street, at the statue of Thomas Jefferson, between the Precious Gem and the Kimball Theater in Colonial Williamsburg's Merchant's Square. We are not associated with the Kimball Theater or adjacent stores. We have no affiliation with the Kimball Theater, and you may not purchase tickets there. Please check your confirmation email for your tour for details.

WHEN: 8, 9, and 10PM. We recommend that you arrive 10 to 15 minutes early. Ghost hunts are 11pm; and Cemetery Tours are held at 3:30PM. Tour times are subject to change, make sure to follow what your booking email says. Tours are held rain or shine- we do not refund due to weather unless we cancel the tour! You may only attend tours for the day and time that you have reserved. If you need to make a change, please email us at contact@colonialghosts.com with your request. Rescheduling is not guaranteed and is subject to a small rebooking fee. Tours at 8 and 9pm typically last one hour. Ultimate and Ghost Hunts typically last 90 minutes. Extended tours add an additional 30 minutes to each tour.

TICKETS: Tickets for our Williamsburg ghost tour must be purchased in advance online. You can make your purchase online or in cash at Kilwins , near the tour location. We recommend making your reservation online, here, because if a purchase is not available online, it means that tour is not happening, and you should not try to buy it anywhere else.

You do NOT need to print out tickets. Just bring an ID and show up!

If you must purchase in cash or in person, you may buy physical tickets at Kilwins, located nearby at 421 Prince George Street. You can also try one of their delicious treats! Click here for a map. You must hand these tickets to your tour guide for admission. If you order online, you do not need tickets.

PARKING: There are several parking lots and street parking available in the area. In the event that you cannot find parking, you may use the Prince George Parking Garage for $1/hr.

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To order an Extended Colonial Ghosts Tour: order a Colonial Ghost Tour and select the extended tour option at checkout.



Which Other Ghost Tours or Competitors Do You Recommend?


Friendly relationships with all groups offering spooky experiences is very important to us! Wether you book a tour with us or another group, we want all visitors to enjoy their experiences. We all have something unique to offer. If our tour is unavailable, or if you'd like a recommendation on another tour, we recommend the Original Ghosts of Williamsburg. They offer a boat ghost tour on the James River, in addition to walking tours! Check them out at Original Ghosts


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Tour Details

Location:

All Ghost Tours, Ghost Hunts, and Cemetery Tours meet on Duke of Gloucester Street, at the statue of Thomas Jefferson, between the Precious Gem and the Kimball Theater in Colonial Williamsburg’s Merchant’s Square. We are not associated with the Kimball Theater or adjacent stores. Check your confirmation email for more tour details.

Duration:
  • 8pm and 9pm tours: Apx. 1 hour.
  • Ultimate tours and Ghost Hunts: Apx. 90 minutes.
  • Extended tours add an additional 30 minutes to each tour.
When:

Please verify the times of the tour you are taking in the section above this. Please arrive ten-fifteen minutes early and give yourself plenty of time to park and arrive on time. Tours are held rain or shine!

Admission:

Admission for the Colonial Ghost Tour must be purchased in advance, either here online, or in cash at Kilwin’s on Prince George Street. We recommend making your reservation online here, but you can purchase tickets until 6PM at Kilwin’s. You do NOT need to print tickets purchased online. Once your order is made online, you’ll be added to the list! You must attend the tour for the date and time of your purchase. Rescheduling may be done upon approval and may be subject to a rescheduling fee.

Parking:

There are several parking lots and parallel parking spots along nearby streets in the area around Kimball Theater. In the event you cannot find parking, you may use the Prince George Parking Garage for $1/hr. Please check your tour time and meeting location in advance so that you may arrive on time. We recommend arriving early to find parking and to ensure that you are not late.

The Colonial Colonial Ghost Tour was Awarded the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence from 2016-2018; Best of Williamsburg 2015 in Sightseeing Tour Agency Category, our Williamsburg VA Ghost Tour is recognized in the top 10 Most Bone Chilling Haunted Tours in the US, 2014, and great reviews on Trip Advisor.

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Williamsburg Ghost Tour

(60 min) & Extended Tour (90 min) at 8PM & 9PM

Visit several haunted locations on this scary & fun one hour ghost tour through historically haunted areas of Williamsburg. DISCOVER Colonial Williamsburg’s chilling history in the streets of Williamsburg. Discover its hidden past, and the hauntings that remain as a result, covering the Colonial era, Civil War, and more — “Literally the most hair-raising stop on our Williamsburg ghost tour.” Looking for more? Add another 45 minutes at the end of your tour with an Extended ghost tour to six historic locations on the College of William and Mary Campus. Simply select the “Extended” option at checkout.

Time and Date: 8 PM and 9 PM nightly, please check booking calendar for availability
Duration & Distance: Regular 8 PM and 9 PM Ghost Tours:60 minutes, 1 mile
Extended Tour: 90 to 120 minutes, 1.5 miles. Available on both 8PM and 9PM tours. The extended tour begins when the regular tour ends, and adds an exclusive ghost tour of William and Mary and an additional six locations


Prices: Regular: $13, $10 (child)
Extended: $18, $15 (child) Prices may vary by demand and season.
Meeting Location: In front of the Kimball Theater in ColonialWilliamsburg’s Merchants Square, on Duke of Gloucester Street.

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10PM Ultimate Ghost Tour

EXCLUSIVE! A NEW LATE NIGHT GHOST TOUR IN WILLIAMSBURG covers EVERYTHING! The Ultimate ghost tour will guide you through the deserted streets of Colonial Williamsburg and College of William and Mary, with stops at 13 locations over 90 minutes, covering NEW STORIES not on our other ghost tours. Make sure to purchase the extended tour for a two hours of haunted locations.
Currently offered Tuesdays through Saturdays (April 1-Oct 1); Tues, Fri, Sat (Nov 1-March 31), and Daily during the second half of October.

Time and Date: 10PM Tuesdays through Saturdays
Duration: 90 minutes, 1 mile; Extended: 2hrs; 1.5 miles
Haunted Locations: Approximately 10 for Ultimate; 16 for Ultimate-Extended
Price: $21 per person The extended ghost tour add-on includes a tour to six locations at the College of William and Mary, and may be purchased at check-out for an additional $6 per person.

Prices may vary by demand and season. Meeting Location: All Ghost Tours meet Tours meet on Duke of Glouchester Street, at the Statue of Thomas Jefferson, between the Precious Gem and the Kimball Theater in Colonial Williamsburg's Merchant's Square. We are not associated with the Kimball Theater or adjacent stores.

FAQ

Group size varies based on time of year and demand. We can keep everyone in your party in the same group. We've been doing this for years, and manage group size to ensure guests have a great experience. In the event you can't hear your tour guide, let them know, or move closer to them.
Pets are welcome as long as they do not disrupt ot distract from the tour
The arrival time will be listed on your confirmation email and in the available tour times when you click the book button
Please do not call us, the best way to reach us is by email using the contact form on this website
Book a tour and check the +1 box for each person in your group where it says “Extended Tour” at checkout to add an extended Ghost tour.
An extended tour takes you to a few additional locations when the regular tour ends. This adds about four new places and 30 minutes to your tour- highly recommended
Please contact us directly for pricing and availability. We do not do private tours under 30 persons. If you have a group under 30, please order directly from the website's book now option.
Tours are held rain or shine. We will contact you if the tour is cancelled.
Please only attend the tour for the day and time you are booked, as another day or time may not be available. If you need to reschedule, please contact us by email first. There is a $10 per order (not person) rebooking fee for each schedule change.
As it is unfair to other guests, we do not wait for late or nbo show parties. Please remember to arrive to the correct location on time! We do not grant refunds to guests who fail to arrive to the appointed place on time and miss their tour.
Please email us with the contact form
Ghost plush are small soft ghost souveneirs you can take home and keep as a friendly friend, or to give to someone as a gift!
Order a tour and check the +1 box for each item during the checkout process
No, but some of the locations you can visit during the day for free. We simply wouldn't have the time to focus on as many stories as we do if we were to enter each one, and we wish to focus on the stories, and leave the exporing up to you!
15 minutes before the start of your tour
No, this is a walking tour.
Yes, but there may be some grassy and cobblestone areas
Yes, you are welcome to take photos of the locations we visit!
No, videos are not allowed
No, there is no smoking allowed on the tour
We do not allow intoxicated guests or drinking on the tour- we will promptly ask those in violation to leave

Here are many different places for parking
1. Street parking on Richmond Road or on Prince George Street
2. In one of the three parking lots in and around Merchants Square
3. The paid parking garage at 230 North Henry Street, for $1/hr
You should plan to arrive 15 minutes early.

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Cancellation and Refund Policy

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