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The Lizzie Borden House

Join us for a tour through the spooky town of Fall River! The city is known for a gruesome double murder, where Lizzie Borden allegedly murdered her father and stepmother with an ax. The bloody killings left a dark aura hanging over the quaint mill town, and many say the ghosts of the Bordens never left. Today, the Lizzie Borden House is a Fall River landmark, and it’s owned by none other than US Ghost Adventures! A Fall River ghost tour just isn’t complete until you visit the scene of one of America’s most notorious crimes. Our tours are 100% authentic. There’s nobody in a cheesy costume waiting in the dark for a cheap scare. We let the ghosts do all the haunting! This sleepy Massachusetts town has something for everyone, so whether you’re a tourist passing through, or a local learning about your own history, our ghost tours are an unforgettable experience. Book your Fall River ghost tour today!

Tour Location Meeting Location

Begins at the Lizzie Borden Gift shop

Weather Weather

Ghost tours are held nightly, rain or shine.

Tour Duration Duration

2 hours, 7-9PM

Tour Order To Order

Press "Book Now" for availability.

* This is a walking tour and we do not enter privately-owned building or private property *

The Haunted History of Fall River

When the Puritans landed in present-day Massachusetts, the area around the Taunton River delta was inhabited by an offshoot of the Wampanoag peoples called the Pokanoket. The Pokanoket had a few villages in the Fall River area, but their main headquarters were in present-day Rhode Island. The colonists arrived in 1620 and began a rocky relationship with the Indigenous tribes. When the pilgrims lost over half of their population due to the sickness and cold winters, the tribes taught them how to plant corn and survive the harsh climate. This eased the tensions between the two groups. But tensions again rose as both sides repeatedly violated peace treaties, resulting in King Phillip’s War in 1675. Fall River was originally known as Troy when it was founded in 1803. Known for its numerous grain mills, the city always had a strong industrial presence. The city’s haunted history began with the Borden murders in 1892. Lizzie Borden, disgruntled by her failing relationship with her father and stepmother, allegedly grabbed a hatchet and hacked them to death. A combination of power, influence, and police mishaps lead to her acquittal. The murder and subsequent court case became one of the most famous in American criminal history. In the late 1970s, Fall River was once again rocked by a series of murders. This time, a group of Satanists were the culprits. Three women were murdered between October 1979 and February 1980. These murders were the onset of a period in American history known as the ‘Satanic Panic.’

About US Ghost Adventures

Since 2013, US Ghost Adventures has offered entertaining, historic, and authentic ghost tours of America’s most haunted cities. We deliver fun, yet honest accounts of hauntings across the nation. Our ghost stories are based on historic research, but that doesn’t mean they won’t send a chill down your spine.

Our founder, Lance Zaal, is an authority on haunted sites in the US is frequently consulted by the media as an expert on unexplained phenomena. US Ghost Adventures also offers virtual tours, a self-guided mobile app, and an Alexa voice app.

Schedule your Fall River ghost tour today!

The brutal murders of Fall River attract all sorts of strange entities. Ghosts, spirits, and ghouls are known to haunt the streets of this quiet town. Don’t let them scare you away! Join US Ghost Adventures to take a haunted tour of this sleepy Massachusetts town. Don’t keep us waiting…book your Fall River ghost tour today!

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