BOROUGHS OF THE DEAD

Macabre NYC History Tours

“Absolutely phenomenal. This is no stale, rehearsed walk.”

ABOUT BOROUGHS OF THE DEAD

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.

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GHOSTS, WITCHES, TITANIC & MORE! 

Spring at Boroughs of the Dead is chock full of pleasing terrors! Our Ghosts of the Titanic walking tour is back; we’re offering a brand new tour in conjunction with our tour guide Marie Carter’s new book Mortimer and the Witches; and we’re bringing back our Ghostly Women of Greenwich Village tour for Women’s History Month!

PLUS stay tuned for another BRAND NEW tour, Ghosts of the Seaport, coming in April.

WE HAVE BEEN FEATURED IN

WFUV
NPR
The Travel Channel
Huffington Post
Gothamist
Today.com
Jezebel
New York Times
Rue Morgue
Yahoo! Travel
AM New York
Conde Nast Traveler
The Brooklyn Paper
Brooklyn Independent Media
Mashable
XO JANE

These tours “capture one’s imagination and breathe vivid color into histories long forgotten by most.”

Featured Tours

GHOSTS OF THE TITANIC

Uncover the uncanny side of the RMS Titanic, and discover its unique connections to New York City.

GHOSTLY WOMEN OF GRENWICH VILLAGE

Haunting tales of the neighborhood’s most iconic female ghosts.

MORTIMER & THE WITCHES

A walking tour offered in conjunction with our tour guide Marie Carter’s new book Mortimer and the Witches!

NEW TOURS COMING SOON

Launching in Spring 2024!

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