Notorious 313 – Detroit – True Crime / Ghost Walking Tour

Notorious 313 True Crime & Ghost Lantern Tour 

Where the “real crime” is not taking this tour!

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Tours depart promptly from outside the Greektown People Mover.

REAL DEAL – Use discount code HALLOWEEN when ordering (online & by phone) and SAVE $7.00! It’s a treat not a trick. Discount code gets you tickets for $18 instead of $25 – don’t miss out!

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Straight from the heart of the Motor City, the true crime/ghost tour you’ve been dying to take is finally here!

Ripped from the headlines of Detroit’s past, and not so distant past, this chilling look at the city’s sinister side reveals a reality that’s much more frightening than fiction. Join us  – if you dare – and traverse a tragic trail of terror and unmask menacing tales of depravity, rage, retribution, corruption, sadism, torture and pure evil that lurk below the surface of this historic city.

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Beautiful by day yet eerily haunting at night, Detroit’s 300-plus years of history and its mix of gothic, neoclassic, and modern architecture create an ominous setting for scary stories of misconduct, murder, misfortune, mayhem and mysticism.

Expert guides will lead you down dimly lit streets, through shadowy back alleys and the heart downtown Detroit and disclose gruesome true crimes of corruption, intrigue, passion, greed, and sheer evil.  Chilling stories of mob massacres, black widowers, serial murderers, defilement of the dead, killer cholera, morgue experiments and more!

Photo by Kristie Bonner
Photo by Kristie Bonner

A tour of Detroit’s sinister side wouldn’t be complete without dabbling into the occult and supernatural.  Perhaps, we’ll be the lucky ones to raise Harry Houdini from the dead when we pass by the location where the famous magician gave his final performance. Or, will  we see the ghost of Michigan’s “Boy Governor” in the city center where his body is interred. Do the spirits of those who died tragically, whether victims of foul play, horrible accidents or deadly diseases, still wander the streets?  Can Detroit’s misfortune be attributed to an evil spirit who has a history of wreaking havoc? Find out on this tour!

Photo by Kristie Bonner
Photo by Kristie Bonner

Popular haunted houses and ghost tours, with their manufactured fright, are great fun and entertainment. They pale, however, in comparison to these terrifying true crime stories wretched from the headlines of Detroit’s past. It’s these vile and ghastly stories of brutality committed by real people – not ghosts and goblins – that will come to haunt your every thought and plague your dreams.

We have a Notorious 313 “Bus” Tour on Sunday, Oct 27 too!

Disclaimer: Tour may not appropriate for young children – or the faint of heart! In the end, it’s your call!

Notorious 313 – where the “real crime” is not taking this tour!

This is a walking/people mover tour with the emphasis on walking. Dress appropriately for the weather AND wear comfy, walking shoes – you might have to run!


Our Mistress of Darkness is ready to show you the sinister side of the city.

Hometown History Tours representative will be on site  one half hour prior to start of tour tour. To insure everyone has a quality experience, ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Space permitting, we will take same day reservations.

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Hometown History Tours


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From Belle Isle to Eight Mile, down Woodward Avenue – an original American byway  and site of the nation’s first mile of concrete highway, to Gate 4 of Ford’s infamous Rouge Plant bridge to the Gateway to Freedom at the river’s edge, Hometown History Tours reveals the stories of Detroit that beg to be told.

Does the ghost of Michigan's first governor haunt Capitol Park?
Does the ghost of Michigan’s first governor haunt Capitol Park?


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