Grim Philly

Center City East

81% of 634 customers recommend

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Learned historians guide three-hour tour past sites of gangster and serial murders while divulging chilling facts and stories

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Promotional value expires Nov 22, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required; subject to availability. $5 rescheduling fee. Subject to weather conditions. Must be 21+. Alcohol is not included in this tour. Cemetery, Serial Killers; Blood & Beer tour not valid on Saturdays in October. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Grim Philly - Center City East: Cemetery, Serial Killers, Blood & Beer! Tour for One, Two, or Four from Grim Philly (Up to 37% Off)

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  • $19 for a Cemetery, Serial Killers, Blood & Beer! tour for one ($29.99 value)
  • $38 for a Cemetery, Serial Killers, Blood & Beer! tour for two ($59.98 value)
  • $76 for a Cemetery, Serial Killers, Blood & Beer! tour for four ($119.96 value)

A trio of historians immerses visitors in the macabre corners of the city, visiting spots once strewn with blood from gangster assassinations and crimes committed by serial killers such as H.H. Holmes and the Frankford Slasher. After the tour, sightseers stop for refreshments at a local watering hole. The cost of the tour includes a beverage and admission to Christ Church and its burial ground. Tours take place from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

Grim Philly

Though Philadelphia has ceded its place as the capital of the United States to Washington, DC, it remains a bustling metropolis rich with American history. Grim Philly's tour guides—all of whom have at least a bachelor's degree in history—dredge up past centuries' landmark events, scandals, ghosts, and colonial pirates, on walking tours that have made the Philly Hot List four years in a row. Tour-goers can witness the sites where Benjamin Franklin conducted his electrical experiments, or see the film set where _National Treasure_'s Benjamin Franklin Gates orchestrated one of the great fictional heists in American history. The guides' narration illuminates the flip side of American history by blending historical facts and local insight while making stops at shadowy spots such as a theater that was once a mecca for ladies of the night, the site of the city's first bank robbery, or historic watering holes.


81% of 634 customers recommend

Great tour. Joe our guide was very entertaining and informative. A lot longer then we thought it would last.
Lisa S. · a day ago
great experience loved the tour, the guide, the food, teh drinks deff doing another of these tour for summer in nice weather too
Joe A. · April 25, 2016
Awesome tour! Ted was incredible, engaging, and entertaining! If you are a fan of the grim and creepy, let them take you on a while ride around Old City. We even got to hear about HH Holmes and Gary Heidnik. As Ted says, "if your creepy friend invites you into their basement, just say no."
Amanda G. · March 6, 2016

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