BOROUGHS OF THE DEAD
Macabre NYC History Tours
“Absolutely phenomenal. This is no stale, rehearsed walk.”
Boroughs of the Dead is a boutique tour company offering a rotating selection of specialized walking tours of New York City. Our tours explore dark and hidden history, medical and women’s history, the spectral, the occult, and other urban hauntings. All of our tours are meticulously written and researched one-of-a-kind creations led by expert guides, authors, and artists. We are a locally-owned, independently operated, woman-run business. Learn more…
SPRING TOURS ARE HERE!
We’re kicking off our new season with a special edition of Ghostly Women of Greenwich Village in honor of Women’s History Month! This tour will be led by Andrea Janes and Leanna Renee Hieber, the authors of A Haunted History of Invisible Women. Signed copies of the book will be available for puchase!
Check out our tour schedule for additional tours and more info!
These tours “capture one’s imagination and breathe vivid color into histories long forgotten by most.”
Remember the Titanic’s tragic story, uncanny and eerie tales, and its unique connections to NYC history
THE FORGOTTEN DARK HISTORIES
OF LOWER MANHATTAN
This spirited stroll is perfect for history-lovers
with a curiosity for the macabre
Ghosts and horror, mysticism and the occult,
and the weird side of NYC history
ISLAND OF LOST SOULS: A HISTORY OF MADNESS AND MEDICINE ON ROOSEVELT ISLAND
The intersections between the history of these institutional spaces and the urban folklore that surrounds them