Product photo
Product photo
Product photo
Product photo
Product photo
Product photo
/ Person
Select date and participants
At least one participant is required. Please adjust and try again.

True Crime Tour of Boston


True Crime Tour of Boston

Please wait, fetching options!
Experience the dark and thrilling side of Boston's history on this captivating True Crime Tour. Join this adults-only tour to uncover the secrets and scandals that have haunted the city for centuries. From serial killers to infamous crimes, explore the chilling stories that have shaped Boston's criminal past. Your knowledgeable guide will take you to the locations connected to these haunting tales, including the Boston Marathon Bombing and tragic family disputes. Walk through the eerie Boston Public Garden, where the first female serial killer's story unfolds, and discover the horrifying tales of the notorious Craigslist Killer in Copley Square. Learn about grave robbing and the Hitchhiker Killer, and visit the Parkman Bandstand, where a family's debt and death inspired its name. Don't miss the opportunity to discover the dark side of Boston on this unforgettable True Crime Tour.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • 2 hours
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour, Small Group Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Explore Boston's criminal past
  • Learn about the Boston Marathon Bombing
  • Discover the tale of the notorious Craigslist Killer
  • Uncover the history of grave robbing
  • Learn about the Hitchhiker Killer
  • Professional and knowledgeable local guide
  • Thoroughly researched and accurate history
  • Food and drink

Popular Hotels Closeby

More about this experience


Are you ready to delve into the dark side of Boston's history? Join us on the True Crime Tour of Boston, an adults-only journey through the city's notorious past. From serial killers to tragic family disputes, this tour will uncover the sinister secrets that lurk beneath Boston's picturesque streets. Get ready for a spine-chilling exploration that will leave you captivated and intrigued.

What to expect?

During this 180-minute tour, you will visit various locations connected to Boston's criminal past. Your adventure begins at the iconic George Washington statue in Boston Public Garden, where your knowledgeable guide, easily identifiable in our company T-shirt, will meet you. From there, you will venture through the city, discovering chilling tales and hidden histories.

Who is this for?

The True Crime Tour of Boston is perfect for anyone with a fascination for true crime stories and a desire to uncover the darker side of Boston's history. Whether you're a local looking to unravel hidden secrets or a visitor seeking a unique and thrilling experience, this tour caters to all who are intrigued by the macabre.

Why book this?

This tour is unlike any other, offering a captivating blend of history, mystery, and true crime. As you explore each location, your guide will vividly recount the chilling stories that haunt Boston's past. From the terror surrounding the Boston Marathon Bombing to the notorious Craigslist Killer, each tale will send shivers down your spine. This tour offers a unique perspective on Boston's history, allowing you to see the city from a different angle and gain a deeper understanding of its past.

Good to know

During the tour, you will visit significant locations such as Copley Square, Parkman Bandstand, John Adams Courthouse, and the Massachusetts State House. You'll also learn about lesser-known stories, such as grave robbing and the Hitchhiker Killer. Be prepared for a thought-provoking and emotionally charged experience as you delve into the dark underbelly of Boston's past.


Previous participants have praised the True Crime Tour of Boston for its captivating storytelling and in-depth historical knowledge. Many have described it as a spine-tingling experience that sheds light on the city's darker side. Don't miss your chance to join this unforgettable journey into Boston's criminal past.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Your Itinerary

Boston Public Garden

The Ether monument in Boston Public Garden tells the tale of the first female serial killer.

Boston Marathon Survivor Memorial

Learn about the terror of the days and weeks surrounding the Boston Marathon Bombing and the bravery that it inspired.

Copley Square

Discover the horrifying tale of the notorious Craiglist Killer at one of his haunts.

Central Burying Ground

Learn about the occasionally macabre history of grave robbing. In the 18th and 19th centuries, cemeteries were frequently raided for less sinister purposes. The truth will be revealed at this graveyard.

Emerson College

Learn about the Hitchhiker Killer, a 1970s serial killer who terrorized Boston for 8 months.

Parkman Bandstand

The Parkman family, who have an amazing tale of debt and death, inspired the naming of this bandstand.

Boston Common Frog Pond

Investigate this location, the scene of a suicide attempt that was the result of intrigue, forgeries, and family strife.

27 School St

View the structure where Charles Ponzi started the fraud that eventually bore his name.

John Adams Courthouse

The youngest serial killer in American history was tried in this courthouse.

Massachusetts State House

Explore the tragic tale of the woman who, along with three other women, was put to death for violating unfair anti-Quaker laws at the Mary Dyer statue.

2024-04-15 23:03