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French Quarter History Tours

Meet
Meet your seasoned tour guide next to the St. Louis Cathedral behind the Cabildo Museum in historic Pirates Alley.

Follow
in the footsteps of Creole ladies and gentlemen, scoundrels and scalawags, and priests and pirates in the oldest part of New Orleans.

Hear
eerie ghost stories, some of which are nearly as old as the city, herself.

Feel
the ghostly vibrations of residents who have “lived” here for 300 years.

See
orbs and other elements of residual haunting and possibly a few ghosts.

Experience
a special opportunity INSIDE A HAUNTED LOCATION.

Our Tours

French Quarter Tour

French Quarter History & Ghostbuster Tour

Most Popular Tour! • $25

Spooky and Fun  – Embark on a delightful and insightful historical and ghostbusting adventure when you join us for our nightly walking tours.

Cemetery

Cemetery & Voodoo
Legends Tour

New! • $25

Unearth the Legends of St. Louis Cemetery Number #1, the oldest standing “City of the Dead” in New Orleans. Entertaining presentation, historically accurate, five-star guides.

French Quarter Tour

French Quarter History & Ghostbuster Tour

Most Popular Tour! • $25

Spooky and Fun  – Embark on a delightful and insightful historical and ghostbusting adventure when you join us for our nightly walking tours.

Cemetery

Cemetery & Voodoo
Legends Tour

New! • $25

Unearth the Legends of St. Louis Cemetery Number #1, the oldest standing “City of the Dead” in New Orleans. Entertaining presentation, historically accurate, five-star guides.

Love Gone Bad Tour

Love Gone Bad
Tour

$275

Two-hour private tour for bachelorette parties. Dark and sometimes hilarious stories about love, lust, and betrayal plucked from our colorful city history.

New Orleans Skyline

Private
Tour

$275

We customize tours for any occasion to create a memorable experience as our amazing guides share an intimate knowledge of New Orleans that makes this historic city so fascinating.

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  •   They are non-professional, it's a hoax! They are grifters! I wouldn't recommend it. We bought the tickets with guide in Spanish and it wasn't like that. The guide left when we feel CHEATED, without explanation. Simply he disappeared (like a ghost). The boy of the...More

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    11/05/2018

      A friend and I booked this tour at the company's office with Zach who answered all our questions. Tour guide Mimi confirmed our 10 am tour in the morning and met us as arranged. She is delightful and brims over with love for New Orleans....More

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    11/05/2018

      After reviewing other walking ghost tours, we settled on this one because it promised to enter a haunted location and said it was the ONLY tour to offer this experience. So we signed up solely for that reason as prior walking ghost tours have bored...More

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    11/04/2018
  •   We took our tour the first night we stayed in the French quarter, and we're so delighted! Adell was our guide to the strange, and wonderful sites that we visited. The tour was a perfect mix of history, both haunted, and otherwise. Adell was a...More

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    11/01/2018

      recently took this tour a week ago and was lucky enough to have James Kruger as our guide. Not only is he extremely knowledgable on the history of the city and its dark side, but very passionate and enthusiastic! It made the tour so much...More

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    10/30/2018

      The tour was informative and entertaining! Easy to find the starting point. We were greeted warmly and our tour guide James was very good. He shared a lot of interesting information about New Orleans history and it’s spooky past. Would definitely recommend.

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    10/12/2018
  •   Had a blast! Learned a lot about the city and some pretty good tales! Thanks adelle!! Would do it again!

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    10/08/2018

      We stumbled into the ghost tour alley on our way home from dinner one night and ended up chatting with Mikka, he was a nice guy and super funny and turns out the guide to an upcoming ghost tour- we thought what the hell and...More

    thumb Joy L
    10/08/2018

      I was greeted by Zach, a very friendly young man, at the French Quarter History Tour office just off of Pirates Alley, next to Pirates Alley Cafe were you can grab a drink and wait for the tour here, near St Louis Cathedral. Zach was...More

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    10/02/2018
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