This Memphis ghost walking tour begins on Beale Street, one of the most iconic streets in America. Beyond this 2-mile stretch of blues clubs and restaurants, however, lies a darker history of vice, voodoo, phantoms, ghosts and lost souls. Hear the tales of an eerie past while visiting some of Memphis' oldest sites.
Follow the expert storyteller guide through the town to discover Memphis in a completely different way than the regular tours — in search of its haunted places where a lesser-known history is uncovered.
See the Orpheum Theatre, one of the few remaining movie palaces of the 1920s and home of a ghost named Mary, who has haunted performances here since 1921; the John Alexander Austin House, a Victorian-era mansion said to be haunted by two lovers; the Gayoso House apartment building; and Grawmeyer's, Memphis' oldest German-American restaurant and its haunted piano.
Finally, receive a tour of the notorious Ernestine and Hazel's, well known as one of the most haunted buildings in Memphis. Take a look around this former brothel turned bar, which is home to several ghosts — and a haunted jukebox.
Approximate distance to travel on this walking tour is one mile.