Ghosts of Albany Walking Tour
Albany is haunted!
Visit one of America’s most haunted locations, Albany, New York. Let us see if Albany Ghost Tours can scare you with stories of ghosts, antique sites, scandalous tales, haunted places, mysterious sightings of apparitions, strange and unusual accounts of centuries past, legendary stories, folklore and ghostly experiences stranger than reality, and ultimately the supernatural intrigues of Albany, New York. Listen to the ghostly encounters of our guides. And you may be surprised by ghost stories told by participants on our tours. The tales and legends are blended with bits of human interest and historical fact to make them entertaining and educational for tourists and locals alike.
Ghosts of Albany Walking Tour
Albany abounds with political ghosts living and dead. Our tour concentrate on the dead ones but we also include some non-celebrity ghosts as well. Jason, the ghost of the New York State Department of Education Building, still lends a helping hand to neophyte bureaucrats. Learn about Mayor Erastus Corning 2nd most unusual technique of scaring people. Even Abe Lincoln makes a guest appearance. Enjoy some of the most unusual ghosts that any haunted state capital can boast!
Teddy Roosevelt does some haunting now and then as governor of the State of New York.
Who would make a wonderful ghost? Someone who loved to tell ghost stories. And none better than Theodore Roosevelt.
Albany is haunted!
Get the Albany ghost experience with our guides.
Visit one of America’s most haunted locations, Albany, New York. Let us see if we can scare you with stories of ghosts, antique sites, scandalous tales, haunted places, mysterious sightings of apparitions, strange and unusual accounts of centuries past, legendary stories, folklore and ghostly experiences stranger than reality, and ultimately the supernatural intrigues of Albany, New York. Listen to the ghostly encounters of our guides. And you may be surprised by ghost stories told by participants on our tours. Our tales and legends are blended with bits of human interest and historical fact to make us entertaining and educational for all ages.
Ghosts of Albany dedicates itself to exploring the supernatural, paranormal phenomena, the occult manifestations, and the ghostly happenings. We want to give you an experience that has no equal. We want to challenge your mental facilities and powers of observation.
If you dare, participate in a trek into the unknown, share your ghostly experiences with others, and ask yourself: Do you believe what you see, hear, smell, and touch? Do you?
The tour does not attempt to prove the existence of ghosts or to explain the paranormal; you will decide whether to believe – or not. It is intended to expand your imagination and present you with a fun evening of rich storytelling and maybe a chill or two. The hope so that the experience will inspire you to seek out your own stories and share them.
Tours are conducted with great respect for the, “out of body people”. After all they are no different from us – they are merely free of the physical world.
The Ghosts of Albany tour is narrated by passionate experts who like the dark corners; we are a spooky, Hudson waters fueled walk into the unexplained spiritual realm of the most unusual island there is. Our tour gives you the opportunity to explore scandal, glamour, and the supernatural associated with Albany’s citizens past.
Times Union identified the Albany Ghost Walk as a “Top Five Fall Events” in the Capital district!
We can also provide storytelling at your event. We would love to share our experiences/ history/ etc at your gatherings. Contact us for more information.
Prizes for best-dressed costume in October will be awarded on Friday and Sunday night tours!
Duration and Length of Each Walk
Each tour is 1 hour and 30 minutes long, total walking distance is less than a mile, covered at a very leisurely pace so that you can enjoy the mysterious atmosphere and haunted locations. Please bring along water or a hydrating beverage to replenish your energy. We are positive that our tours will enchant, entertain, inform, and scare you.
In front of the Hilton Albany Hotel, 40 Lodge St., Albany, NY 12207.
Have An Unearthly Good Time
Enjoy eerily pleasant Hudson River breezes as you stroll through Albany’s supernatural haunts. Colorful tour guides weave history and mystery to bring Teddy Roosevelt and other local figures alive, spinning yarns that prove truth is stranger than fiction. Will the spirits let us finish our tales of the supernatural at the Capitol? Join us and find out!
Watch out for Vampires!
Those coming might want to bring some bug spray…as there are winged vampires looking for victims at Dusk!
There are also…very limited “comfort stations” so best to take care of those matters before arriving for your tour!
Parking on the street is usually available. Parking is free after 6 PM.
The Ghosts of Albany and ScaryToga.com cannot be held responsible for any haunting, supernatural event, soul-possession or poltergeist activity endured before, during or after participation on the tour. The ghost tours are designed for the living fourteen years and above. We are working on ghostly and non-ghostly tours that are more age appropriate for younger children.