Guided tour

Memphis: 2-Hour Haunted Walking Tour

4.8 / 5

9 reviews

Activity provider: Backbeat Tours

Memphis: 2-Hour Haunted Walking Tour

Activity provider: Backbeat Tours

From US$ 27.44 per person

Discover the darker side of Memphis. Hear tales of the city's haunted heritage as told by professional storytellers on a 2-hour walking tour. Go inside the most haunted building in Memphis... if you dare.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Visit the Orpheum Theater, home of "Mary," who has haunted performances since 1921
  • Discover the John Alexander Austin House, a Victorian-era mansion haunted by star-crossed lovers
  • Hear about the notorious Ernestine and Hazel's, a former brothel long recognized as one of the most haunted buildings in Memphis
Full description
Beyond the rhythms of Beale Street's blues lies a darker history of vice, voodoo, phantoms, ghosts, and lost souls. Hear the eerie legends while seeing some of Memphis' oldest sites. On this two-hour walking tour, first you'll see the Orpheum Theater, home of "Mary," who has haunted performances since 1921.  Hear about the Victorian-era mansion haunted by star-crossed lovers: the John Alexander Austin House. Discover the most haunted building in Memphis, the notorious Ernestine and Hazel's. Go inside this creepy establishment, a former brothel, and learn about the several ghosts who live there, as well as the haunted jukebox.
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    4.8 /5

    based on 9 reviews

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    Brian was very knowledgeable about the history and happenings of Memphis. He has a great passion for his tour and city

    August 7, 2022

    April 16, 2022

    Daniel was great, very informative, very passionate about what he does. We loved the tour, wish we had cash to tip him, he deserved it and much more! You're lucky to have him as a part of your team on Backbeat Tours!

    March 15, 2022

    Product ID: 312703