2021 Tour Dates

In-person tours are coming back on Saturdays! Virtual tours continue on the Mysterious Chicago Facebook page! There are mini virtual tours Mon-Sat at 10am, and full virtual tours Thurdayss at 8pm. Full tours can now also be seen on youtube.com/adamselzer and twitch.tv/adamchicago – just be on the page when they start!

Virtual tours are free, with suggested donations. Tickets are available for in-person tours.

donation options

In-Person Tours:

Sat, July 24, 7pm
The Dark History of Taylor Street


Sun, July 25, 1pm
Prairie Avenue: Splendor and Scandal
(sold out)


Sat, July 31, 11am
Graceland Cemetery


Virtual Tours

Thurs, July 22, 8pm
Virtual Tour: Prairie Ave


Sun, July 25, 10am
Virtual Tour: Dark History on Taylor


Thurs, July 29, 8pm
Virtual Tour: Lakeview and Lincoln Park Tales


Virtual tours on the Mysterious Chicago facebook page are free with suggested donations.All times CDT.

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Full Length Virtual Tours have included:

HH Holmes: The True History of the White City Devil

Grave Robbing 101

Graceland Cemetery (Adam’s specialty!):

  • Graceland’s Greatest Hits, Women at Graceland, Pride Month, The Underground Railroad, Health Scares in History, Graceland in Autumn, Architects at Graceland, and More!

Architecture of Mysterious Chicago

The Darker Side of Taylor Street

Time Travel Pub Crawl:

  • Bars from Chicago History, Bars from New York History, Tiki History, Literary Hotspots, Halloween, “Drink Like the Dickens,” and more

Refugee Slaves and the Underground Railroad in Chicago

Rosehill Cemetery

Swindlers, Con Artists and Gamblers in Chicago History

Mysterious Chicago After Hours! (The adult stories left off most tours)

HH Holmes: The Devil’s Chicago

Ghosts of Chicago

Antique Serial Killers in Chicago History

Leopold and Loeb’s Crime of the Century

Silent Film in Chicago

Lincoln Park History

Al Capone and the Gangs of Chicago

The Strange Tale of the Cardinella Gang

Shooting Showgirls: From the Front Page to the Stage

Unsolved Mysteries from Chicago History

Architecture on the Chicago River

Villains of Architecture

Chicago’s Spookiest Graves

Virtual Architecture Boat Tour

Architecture Boat Tour: Halloween Edition

Jerks in Chicago Cemeteries

Oak Woods Cemetery

Chicago Cemeteries: The Political Graveyard

Early Chicago Murder Stories

Dark History of Madison Street

Shopping History in Chicago

Treason! Camp Douglas and the Chicago Insurrection Plot of 1864

Swindlers, Con Artists and Gamblers in Chicago History

Strange Tales of the Gold Coast

River North: Mansions and Mystery

Prairie Avenue: Splendor and Scandal

Art Deco Chicago

… and more are being created all the time!

Want a tour for your library, corporate group, etc?  Email adam@mysteriouschicago.com with dates and requests to make arrangements!