Day of the Dead Wreath Ceremony

On the Day of the Dead (November 1st), Boroughs of the Dead will honor the deceased who lie buried in one of the city’s former potter’s fields. Boroughs of the Dead guides will lay a commemorative wreath in Washington Square Park that is the site of a former potter’s...

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Three exciting new collaborations for October 2018

Boroughs of the Dead has teamed up with the Merchant's House Museum, the Green-Wood Historic Fund, and the Brooklyn Historic Society for some exciting Halloween tours and events! On October 10th, we team up with the Merchant's House Museum to present a special edition...

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Halloween Walking Tours 2018

Our full schedule of October tours is here! We've got mystics on the Lower East Side, magicians in NoHo, and mediums on our newly revamped Green-Wood Cemetery tour; we've got witches on Wall Street, "weird tales" in the West Village, madness and medicine on Roosevelt...

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Help Us Save the Merchant’s House Museum

As you may have heard by now if you follow us on social media, we're gravely (no pun intended, seriously) concerned about the fate of the historic and irreplaceable Merchants House Museum, which is currently threatened by the proposed construction of an 8-story hotel...

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Magicians and Spirits in NoHo and the Lower East Side

There's magic in the air this fall! BotD is thrilled to announce the debut of two brand-new walking tours that will explore the secret histories of some of Manhattan’s trendiest neighborhoods. “Spiritualists and Magicians of NoHo” and “Mystics and Fortune Tellers of...

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Mystics and Fortune Tellers of the Lower East Side

Discover a whole new side of the Lower East Side on this mystical historical walking tour! Mystics and Fortune Tellers of the Lower East Side introduces you to the neighborhood’s mystically-minded inhabitants in the mid-19th to early 20th centuries, the occultists and...

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Spiritualists and Magicians of NoHo

Discover the secret history of NoHo on this spirited walking tour! Spiritualists and Magicians of NoHo delves into the fascinating history of the Spiritualists and stage magicians living and working in NoHo in the 19th century. This two-hour walking tour will lead you...

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Summer Sale!

Summer’s winding down, so don’t miss out on this deal! Use offer code SUMMER18 for 20% off tickets to any Boroughs of the Dead tour running through September 15th, 2018!

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