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Philadelphia is the City of Brotherly Love, but it has a dark side. If you like spirits with your spirits, then the Philly Ghosts Boos & Booze Haunted Pub Crawl should be perfect for you. You can drink your way through Old Town Philadelphia’s history and hauntings.
Meet your professional guide and enjoy a drink (own expense) at the Independence Beer Garden.
Independence Beer Garden is huge and overlooks the Liberty Bell and Independence National Historic Park. They offer a huge selection of beers and ciders plus wines and cocktails or mocktails. While you enjoy your spirit, your guide will tell you about the spirits that linger at nearby Congress Hall.
You’ll walk from there to Independence Hall, the birthplace of the U.S. Your guide will tell you about his history and also about moving mists and shadow figures that have been seen there. The apparition of Benjamin Franklin has been seen many times throughout the building.
You’ll see the American Philosophical Society Museum and hear tales about its hauntings.
You can enjoy another drink at the Revolution House.
There’s something to be said for liquid courage. Your guide can tell you some interesting trivia and fun facts about Philadelphia.
You’ll see Carpenters Hall that hosted the First Continental Congress. Your guide will tell you about the loud noises and unpleasant odors that have been emanating from the attic for over 140 years.
You’ll see the First Bank of the United States. Learn about the history of this historic building and listen to stories of sights of the apparition of Alexander Hamilton.
You can enjoy a drink at the Plough & Stars, an Irish pub, and hear about Slick Willie from your guide.
You’ll then see the City Tavern Museum. Your guide will tell you a tragic tale from the 1800s and why people keep reporting seeing the spirit of a young woman in the window.
Your tour will end with a drink at JJ Bootlegging, the first legal moonshine bar in Philadelphia.
A lot of cities have ghosts, but Philadelphia’s apparitions have names we learned in U.S. History. Learn about our country’s early years and historical landmarks in a really interesting way.
Are you looking for a way to save money on this great pub crawl? Of course, you are. Book your ticket here and you can save $11.89 (26% discount) on each ticket.
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