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The Birmingham Historic Touring Company
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The 2018 season is upon us and this year we are adding a broad collection of daytime historic tours! Churches, the historic city center, a civil rights tour, theaters both here and past, an architecture tour...and of course, in the evenings the ever...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Birmingham, AL
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+1 205-440-2720
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All reviews ghost walk ghost tour great tour creepy stories story teller highly recommend this tour spend an evening great stories interesting facts local history take pictures history lesson lots of fun all ages wolfgang poe murder
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

If you like history and hearing about what places are haunted in Birmingham, then this is the tour to take! It's about 2.5 to 3 hours long and it's packed with information. David our tour guide was well spoken, interacted with everyone and his enthusiasm...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank American G
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

My parents along with my husband and tween daughter took the Birmingham Ghost Walk Churches and Hotels on Halloween night! David was our tour guide and it was great fun! We learned so much about Birmingham’s past we didn’t know. It gave us a new...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bethwilliams58
Reviewed 27 October 2018

My family and I really enjoyed learning about the history of Birmingham. Wolfgang is a great guide! We had multiple stops where we got off the bus and walked. Dress warm for the colder months. We began the tour at the Ghost Train Brewery and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank buzbee4
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

My best friend and I did this to celebrate the begginning of Halloween, and we had a blast! Our tour guide, David, was very knowledgeable and just the right amount of creepy. Not only did he tell stories of how certain places became haunted, but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

I went on one of the group's ghost tours earlier this summer. While there were a few interesting tidbits, the tour seemed to drag along at points. The guy giving the tour seemed to have his script and was not very responsive to questions or...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

It was a last minute decision, but my sister and I decided to take the tour. It was worth the chance. Great history and more about the city with an amazing tour guide, David.

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Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lolitatears1991
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The wife and I really enjoyed the tour. We are interested in learning about history. We are looking at taking another tour in the future.More

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Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rjsmitherman
ChefWolfgang, Owner at The Birmingham Historic Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you. We are always glad when someone enjoys the historical aspects of our tours. We work very hard to make history interesting. Please pay attention to our website, the Facebook page, and the newsletter that comes out around the 1st of the month to...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

My daughter and I took the Hotels, Churches, and Riots tour a few weeks ago and we really enjoyed it! Our tour guide, David, was wonderful. He was very entertaining and knowledgeable about the stories he was telling us. We made lots of stops at...More

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Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

We learned some very interesting facts about the city's past and heard creepy ghost stories. Tour guide was great!

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Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

This was the second tour with this company I’ve taken my 14-year old nephew on and he loved both. He is a local resident and I am a former resident but it was all new info and stories. It’s a fun way to learn some...More

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Date of experience: July 2018
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ChefWolfgang, Owner at The Birmingham Historic Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

There are actually plans to expand into other areas of downtown. We are currently re writing the tours to include all new history and mystery.... We are glad you have enjoyed our offerings so far....

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BackPacker427935
29 October 2016|
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Response from wolfgangpoe | Property representative |
You can if you wish, although most of the tour is farely well lit by streetlamps.
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jleah2016
30 September 2016|
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Response from Shana K | Reviewed this property |
The tour guide, Wolfgang uses a cane to walk. The tour is a very comfortable pace with lots of stops and Wolfgang would not leave anyone....he's awesome! Tell him I said hello!
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Marcie G
27 August 2016|
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Response from Shana K | Reviewed this property |
Call Wolfgang. ...his phone number is on his website. He will be more than happy to answer your questions!
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