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Don't Miss Out on the Halloween Fun at the Ghost Tour of Old Town!

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NewMexicoHauntedHouses.com recently sat down with Julia Brown of Ghost Tour of Old Town - ABQ's ORIGINAL Ghost Walk, to discuss what's new at the attraction for the 2018 Halloween Season!

What's new at Ghost Tour of Old Town - ABQ's ORIGINAL Ghost Walk - Since 2001 for 2018? Do you have any new rides, attractions, or special features that Haunt Seekers should know about?

Ghost Hunting Equipment Rentals ARE available for use during the Ghost Tour! For only $5 you can rent an EMF detector or a Digital Thermometer to use in conjunction with your own Digital Camera during the Tour. You never know what you might capture!

What are you most excited about for the 2018 Halloween Season?

Everyone loves a good old-fashioned Ghost Story!
Professional Tour Guides escort you on a 90-minute, lantern-lit adventure. You will search for the lost souls of early residents, Civil War phantoms, spooks, specters, wandering apparitions and over one dozen other ghosts who have made Old Town their eternal home. Learn the history and basics of Ghost Hunting as you hear the chilling stories of actual events. Old Town is one of the most actively haunted locations in North America. Residents, employees and tourists have all experienced unexplained phenomena. From actual sightings of full apparitions which seem to vanish impossibly into thin air; to disembodied voices heard in empty buildings; even objects moving mysteriously on their own.

What differentiates Ghost Tour of Old Town - ABQ's ORIGINAL Ghost Walk - Since 2001 from other local haunts in New Mexico?

we are the ORIGINAL Ghost Walk of Old Town - since 2001. This is our full-time, year-round business. We know how to handle the high volume of the Halloween Season. No long lines, no huge groups, no waiting... From buying tickets to taking the Tour - it is easy and fun with us!

How long has Ghost Tour of Old Town - ABQ's ORIGINAL Ghost Walk - Since 2001 been in business? Can you tell us a bit more about Ghost Tour of Old Town - ABQ's ORIGINAL Ghost Walk - Since 2001's history?

Our Mission:
To provide an exciting Tour experience and quality entertainment which shares the past History and Current Vitality of Old Town.

Our Guarantee:
History & Ghost Tours of Old Town will treat you as a valued guest by providing consistent professional customer service. We will strive to personally answer the phone when you call or will return your call at the earliest opportunity. We will personally reply to every email received. Every inquiry will be responded to within 24 hours or less. We will staff and maintain a physical location for you to visit us during regular business hours. We will have a Tour professional ready to serve you. We will present a professional appearance and demeanor. Tours will be held on a daily basis. Tours will start at scheduled times.History & Ghost Tours of Old Town will provide you with historically accurate and thought provoking quality entertainment.

What's your favorite experience since opening Ghost Tour of Old Town - ABQ's ORIGINAL Ghost Walk - Since 2001?

We have had several Marriage Proposals, One impromptu Wedding and three people find out they were pregnant - all while on the Ghost Tour of Old Town Albuquerque!

How long is a typical haunt experience at Ghost Tour of Old Town - ABQ's ORIGINAL Ghost Walk - Since 2001 from start to finish?

Our Tours are a leisurely 3/4-mile walk spread out over 100-minutes with several opportunities to sit down along the way. No hills. No stairs. Tours are ADA accessible. Strollers, walkers, scooters, canes, crutches - people have done and enjoyed the Tour with all.

On a scale from 1 to 10, how scary would you say Ghost Tour of Old Town - ABQ's ORIGINAL Ghost Walk - Since 2001 is? Why?

We are not a gory or overly frightening attraction. We are fun for the entire family. We tell good, old-fashioned ghost stories. Come with an open mind and bring your digital camera. Guests have captured many curious unexplained phenomena in photos taken during the tour.

This is a fun Ghost Story Telling Tour. No one is jumping out at you - or if they do, they are not with us)! We are not a Ghost Hunt or a Paranormal Investigation Tour (Though we do those from time to time!) We tell you the reported Ghost Stories, we share the past history of that location and we show you the evidence collected my various Ghost Hunters and Paranormal Investigators during the past 17-years. We invite you to review the evidence, and then decide for yourself the possibility of the existence of ghosts!

Our 8pm Tours are rated PG. Our 10pm Tours do not allow Children under the age of 6.

Does Ghost Tour of Old Town - ABQ's ORIGINAL Ghost Walk - Since 2001's property have any real haunted history? Do you have a spooky encounter you'd like to share?

ALL of our stories are of real hauntings. You can see us on the shows: Weird Travels, "New Mexico Visitors" and on the Dead Files, "Albuquerque, Vengeance". We present 9 real hauntings during the the Tour. If we told all of the real ghost stories, the Tour would take about 10 hours!

What inspired you to open up a haunted attraction? What's your favorite part of the business?

The amazing ambiance of Old Town. The incredible Ghost Stories. The intriguing evidence collect by Ghost Hunters and Paranormal Investigators. All of these things combined making us want to present the best guided walking tour in all of Albuquerque.

How has new technology (i.e. animatronics, special props, etc) helped you to enhance Ghost Tour of Old Town - ABQ's ORIGINAL Ghost Walk - Since 2001?

We do not use fake magic tricks or electronics on our Tours. We carry lanterns for ambiance. We use Voice Amplifiers so that people can see and hear. We use a DVD player to show collected evidence.

Can Ghost Tour of Old Town - ABQ's ORIGINAL Ghost Walk - Since 2001 accommodate large groups? How many people can experience Ghost Tour of Old Town - ABQ's ORIGINAL Ghost Walk - Since 2001 together as a group?

We can handle up to 200 people at one time. (The group would be split into 6 smaller groups so that everyone can see and hear.) Advance pre-paid reservations are required for all Tours at least 2-hours before Tour start time. (So that we can schedule our Guides accordingly.)

Does Ghost Tour of Old Town - ABQ's ORIGINAL Ghost Walk - Since 2001 offer any special deals, discounts, or coupons?

Save 10% off of Admission using the New Mexico Haunted Houses 10% off code: NMHH at checkout when purchasing tickets online at: http://www.toursofoldtown.com/BuyTickets.php
Only valid with on-line purchases. Not valid on prior purchases or with any other coupons, discounts or special offers.

No Groupons are accepted during the Month of October. (But you may find a few Groupons available during other months.)

Anything else you'd like to let us know about Ghost Tour of Old Town - ABQ's ORIGINAL Ghost Walk - Since 2001?

GHOST Tours are held NIGHTLY at 8:00pm
10pm Moonlight Ghost Tours are held every Friday and Saturday in October and monthly on the night(s) of the full moon.
Reservations must be made and tickets purchased prior to 6:00pm on the night you wish to attend!
$20.00 Adults
$18.00 Seniors (55 & up)
$18.00 Military (with ID)
$18.00 College (with ID)
$16.00 Students (ages 13-17)
$10.00 Youth (ages 6-12)
Children ages 5 and under are FREE (1 Free Child per accompanied Adult - others $5 each)
Listed Ghost Tour prices not including applicable sales tax

TOUR GUIDES APPRECIATE YOUR GRATUITY!!! Tip often. Tip heavily. Think of it as good ghost karma!

 

       

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