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The Haunted Galena Tour Company

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Looking for fun Haunted Tour

We’ve tried other haunted tours in Galena and wanted to try a walking tour. We went on a Weds... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
Spirits and Spirits

The Haunted Galena Tour company has impressed us yet again! Ted did a fantastic job in balancing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Maribeth W
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Join Master Storyteller, Ted Williams, who helped create Galena's original ghost tour, for an incomparable walk through the streets of Galena telling ghostly tales from the darker side of history. Learn about Galena's most haunted sites, eerie...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
301 N Main St, Big Bill's Sandwich and Coffee Shop, Galena, IL 61036-2326
+1 815-990-7203
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All reviewsgreat story tellingghost storiesmining towndressed in period attireghost walksmall groupan excellent jobgreat funmy husband and irobynstorytellingmayhemmurderdesotoperformancedeathhistory
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We’ve tried other haunted tours in Galena and wanted to try a walking tour. We went on a Weds night. Small group of ten. Ted was very good at his story telling and knowledge of the area. Walk was simple not strenuous at all. We...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Haunted Galena Tour company has impressed us yet again! Ted did a fantastic job in balancing Galena ghost stories with the history behind booze in Galena. He was extremely animated and an excellent storyteller. The drinks we received as part of the tour were...More

Thank Maribeth W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am always looking for fun things to do when my family and friends come to visit. I recently tried the walking tour with my daughter-in-law and 7 year old grandson. Great fun. Ted is a master storyteller. I was a little nervous, wondering if...More

Thank DoriseD
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at a hotel close to The Ryan Mansion and heard we could visit the house, but only through the Haunted Galena Tour due to the time we were in Galena. So we took the tour. It was entertaining and the story teller was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Party of 8 ranging from teens to grandparents - all of us had a blast. The guide Ted was a great story teller! Well-paced and really entertaining.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was fantastic. The guide was a great story teller, and brought the tales to life. It was well worth it and I would highly recommend it.

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You won't regret going on this tour. It's very well presented and planned, and the stories are interesting and fun. There's nothing about this I would change, and I'd go on it again without hesitation. This is the Galena ghost tour you want to go...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for a great activity that keeps your interest right up to the end?? Be sure to book with The Haunted Galena Tour Comapany!!!Ted and Robyn are wonderful storytellers and will keep you intrigued until the end of the tour!!! Loved all the stories you...More

Thank Sheila0914
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my girlfriend of 20 yrs, Nee-C, to a four day getaway to Galena to propose to her and ask her to be my wife. I filled our days with all kinds of ghostly and supernatural activities she would absolutely love. Everything had to...More

2  Thank Todd S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 12 year old daughter and I did the Haunted Ghost Walk. I wouldn't recommend it for anyone much younger than 12...stories about death and haunting are a bit much...but I did appreciate that there was a child price, given that she forced me to...More

Thank jackobanzi
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7 June 2018|
Response from iluvmyluLu2 | Reviewed this property |
Tix are available through their website. Just search: Hauntedgalenatourcompany
7 June 2018|
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Response from Maribeth W | Reviewed this property |
You can call to reserve tickets at 815-990-7203. There is also a buy tickets section on the website that allows you to buy online for a specific date.
4 August 2017|
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Response from BetteC40 | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot of standing at each site to hear stories. It may be hard for a little one to stay still. Ted tries to involve kids during the tour (which they seem to love), like letting them carry his walking stick or help... More