Horror on the Hill - Haunted DC Walking Tour Washington, DC

Scary DC237 Pennsylvania Avenue SEWashington, DC 20003
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Embark on a spooky Washington DC ghost tour of one of the most haunted buildings in the world—the U.S. Capitol Building. Along the way, you’ll pass the Exorcist stairs and popular landmarks like the Supreme Court and Library of Congress. Hear historic ghost stories and learn about the history of deceased presidents and lawmakers from your costumed guide.

up to 1.5 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

  • Visit the U.S. Capitol, one of the world's most haunted capitol buildings.
  • Go by the Library of Congress and the Supreme Court, and get a great view of the Capitol at night.
  • Includes an experienced tour guide.
  • Tour duration is approximately 90 minutes and covers a distance of about a mile.
  • The tour meets in front of Starbucks at 237 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, and ends where it begins.
  • Dress for the weather forecast and wear comfortable walking shoes.
  • Operates rain or shine.


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Join Washington DC’s most terrifying tour in the U.S. Capitol Building, one of the most haunted buildings in the world. Hear historic ghost stories, see haunted places around Capitol Hill, and perhaps even spot a ghost. Keep your eyes peeled and your senses alert throughout your tour—you never know how the supernatural will choose to reveal themselves to you!

Hear spectral stories about the most haunted building in the world – the Capitol Building where the U.S. Congress meets. Did you hear the one about the demon cat, the drunken phantasm, the singing specter, the miserly ghost, the sleeping spirit, the vengeful wraith, the scholarly spook, judgmental visitant, the presidential phantom? Take this Horror on the Hill ghost tour in Washington DC and meet them all, especially John Quincy Adams of the Capitol, James Madison of the Library of Congress, and William Howard Taft of the Supreme Court.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Horror on the Hill

How long is the Horror on the Hill walking tour?

The tour is approximately 1.5 hours and covers a distance of about one mile.

Where does the tour meet?

The tour meets outside the Starbucks at 237 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003.

What happens if it rains?

Since weather reports are unreliable, tours go in all kinds of weather. If the tour guides feel it is unsafe, they will delay or postpone, but never cancel unless they check with management.

What should I wear?

Wear weather appropriate attire and comfortable walking shoes.

What should I bring?

Bring a valid photo ID, umbrella, and water bottle.

Is gratuity included in my tour cost?

No. Tips for your tour guide are always appreciated, but never required.

Is this tour appropriate for kids?

Yes, this tour is entertaining, educational and fun for all ages.

Is the tour wheelchair/stroller accessible?

Yes, the tour is both wheelchair and stroller accessible.