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Washington Park, Cincinnati

Washington Park, Cincinnati: Our most recommended tours and activities

Cincinnati: Midwest Ghosts and Dark History Walking Tour

1. Cincinnati: Midwest Ghosts and Dark History Walking Tour

Meet your guide then set off through the atmospheric streets of Cincinnati, known for its Midwest charm. Follow your guide to some of the most haunted locations in the city, and hear the spooky tales they have to tell. Visit Washington Park, the site of at least 2 known murders and home to a lingering dark spirit. Next, encounter the ghost of a child that haunts Memorial Hall, then catch a glimpse of Peter Moelhnann’s ghost, the former pastor of St. Paul’s Evangelical Church, which now houses a pub. By the end of the tour, you’ll have seen a new side of Cincinnati, and have a few spooky stories to take home with you.

Cincinnati: Guided Underground Walking Tour

2. Cincinnati: Guided Underground Walking Tour

Dig deeper into Cincinnati's storied past on a walking tour with a local guide. Explore the stunning Washington Park, explore the underground brewery tunnels, and hear fascinating stories of bygone eras. Meet your guide and begin your journey into Cincinnati's past. Stroll through the historic Over-the-Rhine district, which houses the country's largest collection of 19th-century buildings. Walk past buildings that housed saloons, bars, and beer gardens before continuing to Washington Park. See the fountain and the historic Music Hall before heading underground. Descend below the streets to find a hidden crypt with the resting places of some of Cincinnati's first residents. Before returning to the surface, explore the tunnels and learn about their importance to Cincinnati's brewery culture.

Cincinnati: Self-Guided Haunted Walking Audio Tour

3. Cincinnati: Self-Guided Haunted Walking Audio Tour

Ditch the tour group and discover the historic OTR neighborhood in Cincinnati with the help of a fully narrated audio tour by app. Go at your own pace and hear spooky tales about hauntings and spirits. Begin your eerie adventure by heading to the starting point and pressing play on the app. Listen to ghoulish stories told by professional horror narrators from Britain, all set to the tune of spooky horror-style music for added atmosphere. Visit famous ghostly attractions, lurk in the park in search of the Witch of Washington Park, and hear the story of Charlie Manson's childhood. Walk down the Elm Street that inspired Freddy Kruger, learn the haunted history of Music Hall, see where the lady in red resides, and more. You'll receive instructions on how to download the app after booking. Then, get ready to explore the spooky side of Over-the-Rhine. Pause the tour for a quick bite or grab a drink, then simply carry on from where you left off.

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What people are saying about Washington Park, Cincinnati

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 13 reviews

Traveled 1.5 hours from Indianapolis specifically for this tour and it did not disappoint. Loved walking 30 feet underneath the street to view the historic brewery tunnels. Kevin (the tour guide) was fantastic.

Harrison was truly an entertaining and extremely knowledgeable tour guide. Definitely recommend the tour and hope your lucky enough to get him as your guide.

Knowledgeable guide, well paced tour. A little lite on actual stories, but had enough to be interesting.

Very interesting. The stories were well told. Our guide was knowledgeable and very engaging.

Harrison was an excellent personable and knowledgeable guide.