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The Original Ghosts of Williamsburg Candlelight Tour

345 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185
+1 877-624-4678
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Not for the timid

Judge me or not, Believe Me or not, there are ghosts or sports among us. I avoid places like these... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Christine L
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Great tour and historical info

We had Clare, who was great. Informative, fun, and enjoyable stories about some of the past... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BJMc12
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Sellersville, Pennsylvania
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345 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Judge me or not, Believe Me or not, there are ghosts or sports among us. I avoid places like these at all costs. I don't do Halloween or Halloween Events. This is not because I'm weak or chicken. I lived in a haunted house as...More

Thank Christine L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had Clare, who was great. Informative, fun, and enjoyable stories about some of the past historical people and ghosts of Colonial Williamsburg.

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angelaghost, Manager at The Original Ghosts of Williamsburg Candlelight Tour, responded to this review

Thank you! Our ghost tours are meant to be fun! Our storytellers weave in just enough information about the people in 18th century Colonial Williamsburg to put our true stories into context. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were expecting interesting ghost tales and fun for our kids (10 and 13) on the 8:00 pm Original Ghost tour. We got all that. But, we were very surprised by some photographic evidence of ghostly activity that happened on our tour. In front of...More

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angelaghost, General Manager at The Original Ghosts of Williamsburg Candlelight Tour, responded to this review

This is a is so well written, and it is a true review that includes information! You told us that you expected interesting stories and family fun. You got much more! The ghosts were out to play! There are testimonials on our web site, and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kim, a very good tour guide, showed us around the town and told some very good stories. There were many other tours going on at the same time that were somewhat disruptive, but over all had a good time and tour.More

Thank Amy W
angelaghost, General Manager at The Original Ghosts of Williamsburg Candlelight Tour, responded to this review

Some of our guides who have been with us for decades tell us about how creepy It was when we were the only groups on the streets. Nobody expected to see, be touched by, or get a picture of a ghost.Times have changed. Ghosts are...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

We've been taking this tour since the 90's and live every minute of it. Very informative and interesting tour guides each time we go, and it's even better if you have someone very enthusiastic. it's a must-do in WMBG

Thank Leanne S
angelaghost, General Manager at The Original Ghosts of Williamsburg Candlelight Tour, responded to this review

You enjoyed our family friendly tour ! We have several guides who have who have been with us for decades, and now we have guests who have enjoyed our tours for decades! Thank you! We hope to see again soon.

Reviewed 17 April 2017

We've been taking the original tour since the mid '90's and my family always goes back. Always informative tour guides that make it worthwhile. The later tour is preferred, as ghost tours should be after dark, but the earlier one is good for kids also....More

Thank Leanne S
angelaghost, General Manager at The Original Ghosts of Williamsburg Candlelight Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for writing. We first thought that we had two reviews from the same person , and Trip Advisor allows only one review per person for tours, hotels, etc.. Our earlier ghost tour is family friendly, and our later Extreme Tour is more intense...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

My daughter (14) has been asking to go on a ghost tour for years. So this vacation we decided to do it. The tour lasted just over 90 minutes. The guide was very good, the stories were interesting and entertaining. We took lots of pictures...More

Thank caksec
angelaghost, General Manager at The Original Ghosts of Williamsburg Candlelight Tour, responded to this review

Reviews are meant to share an experience, to be helpful, Your review did that beautifully! Our Original Ghost Tour is meant to be family friendly and fun! Thank you!

Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I'm not sure how to see Colonial Williamsburg outside of a tour like this but this was fun! Our tour guide had everything memorized, was engaging, had funny jokes to share and some creepy local stories. From the campus of William and Mary through the...More

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angelaghost, Manager at The Original Ghosts of Williamsburg Candlelight Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our experienced team of storytellers enjoy what they do, and it shows. You must have been on our early tour, meant to be family friendly. We are thrilled that you had fun!

Reviewed 28 March 2017

We really enjoyed our Extreme Ghost Tour with Clare. She did an amazing job and her stories were wonderful. We would definitely do this again and will highly recommend it to our family and friends!More

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angelaghost, Manager at The Original Ghosts of Williamsburg Candlelight Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for writing! We have a very experienced team of storytellers, many of whom have been with us for decades. They love what they do, and it shows! What better compliment could there be than recommending our tour to your family and friends! We...More

Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I really don't want to do this to Denny, but honestly he cannot tell a story. He tried so hard to theatrically dazzle us with literary devices and false emotions the story was lost in the barn full of BS. Later, our cab driver, told...More

Thank Aon66
angelaghost, Manager at The Original Ghosts of Williamsburg Candlelight Tour, responded to this review

This is NOT our tour. We have contacted the reviewer several times to request that the review be moved to the appropriate site.

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mamacox5
We've been on a number of ghost tours in Williamsburg over the years. I just wish I could remember which ones we liked the best! Does yours by any chance include a school haunting?
15 September 2016|
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Response from cajro62 | Reviewed this property |
I stand corrected, my apologies- the Brafferton school, located at the College of William and Mary is part of (the earlier tour) The Matthew Whaley Elementary School is mentioned
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Seaboudy
Is the original tour too scary for young children and if they wanted to could the just leave during the tour?
9 July 2015|
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Response from Dave I | Reviewed this property |
No, it is more of a history lesson.
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