Richmond Ghost Tour

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Richmond is one of America’s oldest cities, which can only mean one thing...GHOSTS! US Ghost Adventures provides the best ghost tours in America, touring cities from coast to coast. The haunts of Richmond are incredibly spooky, and they’re sure to keep you on your toes! Our expert tour guides are locals who know the real haunted history of Richmond, and they’ve had their fair share of supernatural encounters. You might even come face-to-face with a real Richmond ghost! Our ghost tours are authentic, informative, and, most of all, fun! We don’t rely on someone with a cheesy costume for cheap scares. Our tours bring the real spooky aura of the city to get those juices flowing. Whether you’re a Richmond native looking for a night on the town, or you’re a tourist searching for some colonial-era spirits, US Ghost Adventures has you covered! Book a Richmond ghost tour today!

From the days of the Powhatan Tribe to the first English settlers of Jamestown, the area around Richmond has played an essential role in American history. Richmond was established by the refugees of the failed Jamestown settlement, who migrated north along the James River searching for a new home. The Powhatan Nation inhabited the region, which fought fierce battles with the Europeans for control of the land. The Iroquois Nation later attempted to expand into the area, pitting several Indigenous tribes against each other in the Battle of Bloody Run. The town later saw the fierce battles of the American Revolution and the Civil War. Patrick Henry delivered his famous speech, “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death during the Revolutionary War.” The city served as a significant industrial and manufacturing center during the war, and the city was used to transport cargo through the meandering waterways of the Virginia coast. Richmond was the capital of the Confederacy during the Civil War after the government moved out of Montgomery, Alabama. Despite being an industrial powerhouse, the city eventually fell to Union forces when they destroyed the city’s rail lines and supporting infrastructure. The ghosts of wounded soldiers have been seen all over town, especially at haunted hotspots like the Waverly House, the Hollywood Cemetery, and the Museum of the Confederacy. The Byrd Theatre is one of the most haunted places in all of Richmond, with dozens of ghosts calling the building home. There’s also the Tuckahoe Plantation, the childhood home of Thomas Jefferson. A beheaded bride has been seen roaming the house for over 100 years. Whatever your cup of tea, there’s a haunting here just for you. So don’t keep these spirits waiting! Book a spooky Richmond ghost tour today!

Since 2013, US Ghost Adventures has offered entertaining, historic, and authentic ghost tours of America's most haunted cities. We deliver fun yet honest accounts of hauntings across the nation. Our ghost stories are based on historical research, but that doesn't mean they won't send a chill down your spine.
Our founder, Lance Zaal, is an authority on haunted sites in the US and is frequently
consulted by the media as an expert on unexplained phenomena.
US Ghost Adventures also offers virtual tours, a self-guided mobile app, and an Alexa
voice app.

The spirits of Richmond lie in wait...and they aren’t too patient. Join US Ghost Adventures as we bring these phantom soldiers back to life! Don’t miss out on an extraordinary chance to learn about Richmond’s hidden history. Please read our blog on RVA Ghosts and book a ghost tour today!

Tour Location Meeting Location

17th St. Farmer's Market

Weather Weather

Ghost tours are held nightly, rain or shine.

Tour Duration Duration

1 hr. across 1 mile

Tour Order To Order

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