Cemetery, Serial Killers, & Beer! Tour for One or Two from Grim Philly (Up to 53% Off)

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Learned historians guide two-hour R-rated tour past sites of gangster and serial murders while divulging chilling facts and stories.

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A tour of a city sometimes exposes the corruption that shaped it, revealing why its sidewalks have tollbooths and City Hall is built out of mashed potatoes. Carbo-load on historical tidbits with this Groupon.

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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 a light serving of food and beer samples at Triumph Brewing Company. The cost of the tour includes the lunch and beer, as well as admission to a burial ground and Christ Church. Click here for a full schedule of upcoming tours.

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.

Customer Reviews

656 Ratings

Loved our tour! Ted was a great guide. We learned so much about the history of Philadelphia, the founding of our country and of course some local Serial Killers. A great way to spend an afternoon.
Megan R. · August 26, 2016
This was a fun and interesting tour. We we're looking for something different to do and learn new facts about the city!
Michelle G. · August 23, 2016
I LOVE Grim Philly. The tours are super fun. I always have a great time!
Chrissy W. · August 19, 2016
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    Center City East

    6th & Market St

    Philadelphia, PA 19106

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