Guided tour

Austin: Murder By Gaslight Ghost Tour

Activity provider: Ghost City Tours

Austin: Murder By Gaslight Ghost Tour

Activity provider: Ghost City Tours

From US$ 34.99 per person

Dive into Austin's haunted history of murder and vice in the Victorian Era. Rub elbows with the city's famous ghosts and learn all about gritty local history on this adults-only tour.

About this activity

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Explore Austin's afterlife
  • Get to know the darker side of human nature
  • See a side of the city that you didn't expect
Full description

Discover the dark underbelly of Austin. Hear the chilling tales of violent deaths, suicides, serial killings, and ghosts who just plain refuse to check out of their hotels.

Enjoy this adults-only tour that explores the dark, dangerous, and spooky side of 19th century Austin while exploring the city’s historic district. 

Learn all about the city’s scariest spots, including Dumont’s Down Low, Guy Town, Oilcan Harry’s, Driskill Hotel, Omni Hotel, the historic Old Courthouse, and Moonlight Tower.

  • Educated and entertaining tour guide
  • Gratuities
  • Food
  • Drinks

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Meeting point

You will meet your tour guide in front of Dumont’s Down Low. They will be waiting by the arched walkway next to the red window.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Video recording

Know before you go

  • Tours run rain or shine
  • All sales are final, but coupons for another tour are available, never expire, and can be used in other cities
  • Only available to adults 16 and over

Product ID: 405993