Grim Philly and Grim Philly Twilight Tours employs a multitude of professors, authors, teachers, and other professionals with a variety and range of expertise to conduct a variety and range of tours for you. Hands down the most expert tourism staff of any walking tours company you will find, tours can be geared toward any audience or genre to suite your precise occasion. From small children and educational school or Scout groups with child friendly learning to something more mature for university and alumni groups: the precise level of G to R rated in experience is adjusted easily with surgical precision.

Completely private tours can be arranged at your preferred time and day- and accommodate to your precise needs for catering food, drink, ghost stories; folklore, fact; gritty, or not so gritty.

Grim Philly works routinely with synagogues and churches, elementary, middle, and high schools, Girl/Boy Scouts of America , and other faith-based, and youth-groups.

Our professors have developed itineraries in conjunction with university American and World History courses, anthropological courses, folklore, politics, and more. We continue to work with university departments, classrooms, alumni and Greek organizations, athletic departments.

And- at typically $8 - $15 per student for basic tours.

Every Grim Philly Tour listed in our website can be adjusted to the needs of any group for age and preference and adapted to your needs.

Typical adaptations include:


Grim Philly History and Sightseeing

Sightseeing of all of the major tourist sites in Philadelphia with a few darker twists. Walk the paths trodden by Pope Francis and Paul Revere. Of Jefferson, and of Hamilton....together with grittier off the trodden path information on burial and medical practices, and more.


Independence Hall
Liberty Bell
Site of Franklin’s Electrical Experiments
Benjamin Franklin's House, Print Shop, and Library Company
Homes of George Washington, John Adams, and Robert Morris
Home of the Continental Congress
Homes of Dolly Madison, William White, and Benjamin Rush
Market and Slave Sale District and Sites

Duration: 1hr to 4 hrs (you choose!)
Guide: History Professor or Teacher
Transportation: Walking Tour
All-Ages. Wheelchair accessible

* Departs from outside of the Market Street doors of Independence Visitor Center: 599 Market St (6th & Market) Phila. Pa, 19106.