Maine College of Art Portland Congress Street Women's History Walking Tour, Photo Credits: Dela Murphy

Portland by the Foot

Experience unforgettable storytelling—rich with heart, humor, and humanity—on a walking tour of Portland! Our local guide will lead you to the city’s most historic landmarks while revealing a constellation of inclusive, empowering, and surprising tales about Portlanders of all backgrounds. Join us to learn the hidden history you won’t hear on other tours!

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P. (207) 200-5885

Mon – Sun
9:00 am–5:00 pm
About Us

Owner and guide Dugan Murphy is a local historian, an entertainer, and a curious and enthusiastic tour guide. Well over 24,000 people have joined him for tours of his hometown.

Choose from Portland by the Foot’s three guided walking tours:

-A Black history tour through the Old Port and East End
-A women’s history tour through the Arts District and West End
-A hidden histories tour—featuring previously untold stories of Portlanders of all backgrounds and identities—through the Old Port and Commercial Street Waterfront

Book online or 207-200-5885. Purchase individual tickets or make it a private tour for your group!

A portion of every ticket sale will help fund the restoration of the Abyssinian Meeting House, Maine’s oldest—and America’s third-oldest—Black church.