Memphis Ghost Walking Tour
Experience Memphis' unique side and the city's secrets of the supernatural on a haunted ghost walking tour adventure with this Ghost Walking Tour. This ninety minute guided journey will be led by professional storytellers who bring the true, chilling stories of yesterday to life. You will visit some of the city's oldest landmarks and buildings, hearing the about the city's dark past. You will visit the historic Orpheum Theater which is home to the ghost of a little girl who plays the organ and tricks the actors.
You will also visit the John Alexander Austin House and the infamous Ernestine & Hazel's. At Ernestine & Hazel's, you'll hear all about the history of the former brothel and how it came to be one of the most haunted buildings in America. You will love hearing about the supernatural side of life with this ghost experience, so if you dare, add it to your itinerary.
About the John Alexander Austin House
See the outside of this beautifully restored 1800s mansion. The house was originally built for a Confederate veteran and has been added to the coveted Register of Historic Places since July of 1984. This house is said to be haunted by two lovers.
About the Orpheum Theater
Perhaps one of the most famous ghost stories in the city revolves around the Orpheum Theater. Here, it is said that a little girl was killed by a streetcar. Her ghost is said to still wander the theater and even occupy a specific seat. She is a mischievous spirit who likes to play pranks and slam doors.
About Ernestine & Hazel's
Step inside the historic Ernestine & Hazel's on this exciting ghost hunting adventure. Trek up the steps and learn about the area's history. The building was once a brothel, and it is said to be haunted by the apparitions of prostitutes who worked and were murdered there. You might even hear the jukebox start to play on its own accord or see shadowy figures. In some cases, people have been pushed and tugged on.
- Is there any walking involved?
There is approximately 1 mile of walking on this tour.
- Approximately how long does it last?
It lasts approximately 2 hours.
- What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
- Where does it depart from?
Beale St & BB King Blvd at Alfred's
- What sights will actually be visited?
Ernestine & Hazel's
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