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The Birmingham Historic Touring Company
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  • Excellent92%
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“ghost walk”(56 reviews)
“ghost stories”(28 reviews)
“great tour”(19 reviews)
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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 stories great tour macabre history spend an evening great stories entire tour highly recommend the tour tour guide local history lots of fun take pictures all ages civil rights poe wolfgang spooky
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank khaleyal
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

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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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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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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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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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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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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....

Reviewed 28 July 2018

This tour was super informative and fun. It was definitely a good choice for anyone looking for a tour that’s off of the beaten track. Loved hearing about all the murders here in Birmingham I had no idea there was so much crazy stuff going...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This was our 2nd trip to BHam and we wanted to try something new....we went with a couple who have lived there forever and me and my husband. (He used to live there 20 yrs ago) We weren't quite sure what to expect, but it...More

Thank erincollins84
Reviewed 6 July 2018

While being in the ghost walk, we were able to hear some pretty amazing history of Birmingham. There were things that we were shown that I had not expected and the but if history mixed in with the ghostly tales made me want to come...More

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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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