What To Expect
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
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
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.
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