Charleston Haunted City Old Jail Walking Tour

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Enjoy a thrilling behind-the-scenes walking tour of The Old City Jail, home of some of Charleston's most infamous former criminals, 19th century pirates and Civil War prisoners!


  • A thrilling 45-minute tour of the spooky Old City Jail of Charleston

  • Brace yourself for a possible paranormal experience: ghost apparition, moving objects, slamming of doors...

  • As seen on Ghost Hunters & Ghost Adventures


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Meeting Point:
18 Anson Street
45 minutes
daily at 7:00 PM; 8:00 PM, 9:00 PM; 10:00 PM
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Discover the dark side of Charleston's history on this popular 45-minute haunted tour of the Old City Jail - former home of most infamous criminals, 19th-century pirates, and Civil War prisoners.

This building was in operation from 1802 until 1939, and its’s original structures has remained surprisingly intact.

Follow your guide though the cells, hallways, and into the places where those dangerous felonious lived and died and live the scariest experience ever.

Among many stories, hear the mysterious legend of Lavinia and John Fisher - hotel owners from the 1800s who supposedly murdered their guests by poisoning them with tea.

Beware, you might come across one of the tormented spirits that still haunts the old building today! Some visitors have seen objects moving or disappearing, while others heard voices, the slamming of doors, or the sound of chains...


  • Haunted Old City Jail Walking Tour

  • Services of a tour guide


  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Meals and drinks unless specified

Please note

  • The experience is NOT recommended for small children.

  • This tour requires a minimum number of participants. There is a possibility of cancellation.

  • Unfortunately, this tour is not wheelchair accessible.

  • This tour runs rain or shine.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 2 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 1 day or less prior to date of activity.

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