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Ghost Tour of Philadelphia


Signer’s Garden, 5th & Chestnut Streets

The 1 ¼ hour tour begins at 7:30 pm, April thru November. $15/person, $8 ages 4-12.Reservations required, call 215-413-1997. Purchase tickets at Gift Shop at the Omni Hotel, 401 Chestnut Street or online at
Explore the other side of America’s most historic and most haunted city on Philadelphia’s most unique and entertaining candlelight walking tour. Costumed tour guides spin tales of mystery and intrigue on a leisurely stroll through Independence Park and Society Hill on visits to Washington Square, Pine Street Cemetery, City Tavern and more. Experience the haunting tales of plague and pestilence…burial grounds and potter’s fields…heroes and traitors as we bring history back to life!

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The Big Bus Company

bigbus_indhallThe Big Bus Company has been operating live-guided, open-top sightseeing tours in London since 1991. Big Bus Philadelphia Now you can experience the unique history and beauty of Philadelphia from the top of an authentic London double-decker. This open-top tour of the city offers spectacular views and entertaining live commentaries from fully trained and friendly guides. See where George Washington served most of his presidency, climb up the Rocky steps in front of the Museum of Art, visit the new-age shops along South Street, see the animals in America’s very first zoo — and much more. See Philly at your own pace by hopping on and off at any of 20 stops, or just sit back and soak in the history and the sunshine!

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Architecture Walks


The Foundation for Architecture, 1737 Chestnut St

The Foundation’s tour program interprets through its public tours and annual lecture series the past, present and future of the Philadelphia region as it is expressed through architecture, urban design, and social history. Call for more information.

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