Island of Lost Souls: Madness & Medicine on Roosevelt Island

The intersections between the history of institutional spaces and the urban folklore that surrounds them Explore the dark and haunting past of Roosevelt Island with our ‘Island of Lost Souls: Madness & Medicine on Roosevelt Island’ ghost tour. Discover the history of lunatic asylums, smallpox hospitals, and penitentiaries that once occupied this eerie island. Now […]

Haunting Histories and Legends of Astoria

Unsettling tales of this neighborhood’s grim and ghostly past Astoria is a pleasant, bustling, vibrant neighborhood — but it also has a dark and lurid history with its fair share of ghosts. Its shadowy past is a whirlpool of sunken ships, secret cemeteries and tombstones, grisly murders, sinister legends, and deadly waters. Discover these unsettling […]

Haunted Brooklyn Heights

Where genteel brownstones belie subterranean horrors Uncover the chilling secrets of Brooklyn Heights on our Haunted Brooklyn Heights Tour. Take a stroll among the graceful homes of one of Brooklyn’s oldest neighborhoods… but don’t let their sedate charms fool you. Nestled within these dwellings are a wealth of gory, ghastly, haunted, and gruesome tales. Brooklyn […]

West Village Ghosts: Weird Tales From Out of the Past

These labyrinthine streets weave a ghostly spell West Village Ghosts, this wonderfully weird walking tour, picks up where our Ultimate Greenwich Village Ghost tour leaves off, wending further westward through the labyrinthine streets of the West Village. The West Village is a neighborhood that feels lost in time, a maze of secret courtyards and winding […]

East Village Ghosts

A haunting history of this legendary neighborhood, told through a ghostly lens The East Village is legendary in its own right, known for its unique cultural history spanning from the 17th century Dutch colony to the rich immigrant history of the 19th and early 20th centuries, up to its punk scenes of the 1970s and […]