Auld City & The Dead House

The Gory Story History Tour with Ghostly Goings on!


  Shiverpool's infamous and distinctive flavour of street theatre style tour guiding with exclusive access into our city's darkest and less well known avenues within the boundary of the City's seven original streets.

Locations include the lofty banking halls of Castle Street, the regal oppulence of the Town Hall, the crooked alley-ways and sulphuric lamp lit lanes in the now bustling commercial district...

Ending the immersive historical tour experience within the boundary of a medieval garden hidden beneath a Gothic Spire, entered through a trapdoor- named by Herman Melville himself...

'The Liverpool Dead House'

Tour Times

Please note: tours times in the month of Oct do not follow the normal schedule. Always check your ticket.

You can book online or call us on 0151 709 2030

Auld City & The Dead House tours commence:

Every Friday & Saturday at 7pm though tour times vary during busy periods


Adults: £15.50
Concessions: (students, OAP and under 16's) £12.50
Family ticket: £55.00

Why not combine the tour with a Dining Package from £30.00pp
Find out more here...

Start Location

The Queen Victoria Monument


End Location

Our Lady & St Nicholas Church, Old Churchyard, Chapel Street, Liverpool, Merseyside L2 8TZ 

Calm the nerves if you survive!

If you survive ENJOY £1 drink token at Ma Boyles Ale House and Eatery this includes:

A Pint on selected ales/small glass of wine or a small soft drink!

Tour Highlights:

  • Explore the original seven streets of Liverpool and its ghostly medieval past
  • Be entertained by a theatrical performance bringing Liverpool's grisly history to life
  • Journey beneath the streets, exclusive to Shiverpool- a former city morgue visited by Herman Melville himself

Listen to the captivating tales of Liverpool's history through the ages from the miserable Medieval period to the Victorians in all their contrasts. See for yourself the stunning architecture and secret streets of Liverpool’s Commercial District.

Witness the city seascape that inspired Herman Melville, the author of Moby Dick. Delve into the clandestine corners that housed America’s secret head quarters during the civil war. Listen to the tales of slavery, plague, cholera and the filthy slums that so many poor souls found to be their final resting place.

Accessibility Important Info!

Please note that you must bring your own torch. The underground location is not open to the public and so you enter at your own risk. We would not recommend this tour for those not firm on their feet, are visually impaired or have a delicate disposition.

This tour is non wheelchair accessible.  Wherever possible Shiverpool always try to accommodate those with mobility issues or disabilities and make our tours inclusive for everyone. Please let us know when you book if you have any disabilities or mobility issues.


You know your child best- This is family friendly activity but ALL children must be accompanied by an adult.

If you have any other questions regarding the Auld City, please do get intouch via email [email protected]

Also Available with The Auld City Shivers Tour...
Pub Grub Package with Ma Boyles on this Tour

available at £29.99pp

Click HERE for details and the Menu

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