Learn about the mysterious history of Salem on this guided walking tour of the city. Follow your local historian guide through Salem, listening to 400 years of history and admire the old architecture that dates back hundreds of years. For spookier experience, select the nighttime tour led by lantern light and find out the truth about the 1692 Salem Witch Trial hysteria.
When night falls across Salem, it's the perfect time to explore the city’s spooky and sinister past on a haunted history tour. On this top-rated walk through one of America's most haunted places, follow a licensed guide along lamplit streets while listening to legends and true tales of witchcraft, murder, mayhem, and more. Visit sites related to the infamous 17th-century Salem Witch Trials, and hear about the ghostly spirits said to still rattle through the town’s historic homes and graveyards.
"Best tour in Salem!" The most in-depth look at the Witch Trials the city has to offer. Take a journey back through time and uncover the REAL history of Salem, Massachusetts. With a local historian as your guide, you'll visit over a dozen locations in downtown Witch City and explore 400 years of history along the way. Come discover why the TRUE history is more frightening than fiction!
• Most in-depth look at the Witch Trials the city has to offer
• Perfect mix of history, legend, and pop culture
• 400 years of history in one tour
• Seasoned storytellers bring the history of Salem to life
• Beloved by locals and tourists alike!
• Handicap accessible and dog friendly
The Salem Witch Trials was a period in history that is easily misunderstood. On this walking tour of Salem, follow your guide to main sites such as the witchcraft memorial and courthouse, as you listen to true tales of paranormal activity, centuries-old murder & astounding history. Plus, this Salem walking tour starts in the late afternoon leaving you plenty of time to fill up the rest of your day with activities.
This murder and mystery walking tour of Salem is a great option for travelers who want a break from hearing exclusively about the history of the Salem witch trials. Mix things up by listening to tales of grisly murders and sinister ghost sightings as your guide leads you to the spookiest sights in Salem. This tour is suitable for young adults and adults. Not suitable for small children.
Embark on an interactive sailing excursion off the coast of Salem on a replica historic privateer schooner. Great for families and anyone who gets bored easily, this adventure keeps you engaged by offering opportunities to help with tasks such as raising the sails and steering the boat. Plus, the crew shares stories about the history of Salem and the role played by privateers.
Salem history from The Satanic Temple!
Who the hell are we? Watch the documentary "Hail Satan?" on Hulu before booking and you'll get it!
The most unique walking tour in Salem, free from supernatural or superstitious elements. Your tour guide is an expert in occultism, witchcraft, and a member of The Satanic Temple!
Surprisingly very family friendly, but for weird families.
Travel back in time to 1692 as we experience the Salem Witch Trials. Learn about the victims, the accusers, and the culprits who took part in one of the first and most famous scandals in our nation's history! Visit the actual locations where the historic events took place. Then, learn of Salem's hauntings while exploring spooky buildings, cemeteries, hotels, and former jails. We also dive into Salem's history of war, piracy, business, Hocus Pocus movie locations, and humorous tales of a city almost 400 years old.
Our guides are passionate about the history and experienced story tellers. The tour is 1 hour in length and goes regardless of weather.
Salem, Massachusetts, is known for the infamous witch trials, but that isn’t the only historical occurrence you’ll learn about during this guided walking tour. Join a guide for a deep dive into the long history of Salem from the Puritans and Patriots to the present day. You’ll stop by city landmarks including the Salem Witch Trials Memorial, the Pickering House, and the Ropes Mansion and Gardens. This tour is wheelchair and stroller accessible.
Unlike other Salem walking tours, this witch walking tour is led by a practicing witch, so you can learn about the history of witchcraft, as well as how it’s practiced today. Along with visiting the Salem Witch Trials Memorial, you’ll participate in a real magic circle and help raise energy for a blessing. Plus, water and candy is provided, so you can stayed fueled up during the walk.
If you really want to dive deep into Salem’s dark history, take a trio of fun and enlightening tours. Hear from a real practicing witch on the “Wandering Witches” tour, and follow the chilling timeline of the Salem Witch Trials on “Steps Through 1692.” Finally, finish after dark with “Salem's Spooky Spectres” — a spine-tingling walk through tales of murder and madness at the town's most haunted locations.
If you want to connect with Salem's haunted history without any of the fluff or gimmicks, hear the stories right where they all happened on this adults-only ghost tour. Guides don't shy away from the chilling details of dark deeds and paranormal activity at Salem's most haunted locations, from the Old Burying Point Cemetery to the House of Seven Gables and Proctor's Ledge, where the infamous witch trial hangings most likely took place.
The mere mention of Salem conjures tales of witch trials and macabre mishaps. This haunted history tour, ideal for fans of superstition and the supernatural, takes you on a lantern-lit journey to sites of alleged haunting. Explore an atmospheric cemetery, visit buildings inhabited by restless souls, and listen to paranormal stories delivered by a master storyteller. A charged atmosphere is guaranteed on this tour.
Discover pirate history in Salem, Massachusetts with a ticket to an interactive exhibition. Learn about the real-life stories of pirates as you explore the exhibit at your own pace. Listen to an audio guide as you see pirate treasure including coins and jewelry, retrieved from a shipwreck. Check out the discovery lab and immerse yourself in the history of pirates off the coast of Cape Cod.
Capture your inner mystic on a witch-themed photo shoot in Salem. Choose from among 300 different witch and wizard costumes to suit your personal supernatural style, and pose against a 3-dimensional backdrop designed to mimic the Olde Salem Village of 1692. An in-house stylist and professional photographer help you look your bewitching best and capture several different poses.
Stray from the beaten path and discover a side of Salem’s history that few people know about on a walking tour of the forest. A small group limited to 15 people ensures that you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide as you embark on a short guided hike that’s suitable for all fitness levels. Plus, learn about lesser-know topics such as healing plants, witchcraft, folklore and ecology.
Travelers who aren’t afraid of a good spooky tale or spine-chilling experience will love this 75-minute guided evening tour of Salem. Learn all about Salem’s spooky history as you visit haunted sites, former crime scenes, and places that inspired ghost stories and literature. Your guide will keep you entertained as you walk the city at night, looking over your shoulder and jumping at your shadow along the way.
The tryals have left a footprint on Salem, and the world, that still echo 331 years later. Join us on our 90min walking tour as we visit historic locations and lay the groundwork to explore and unpack what happened in Salem in 1692. Shedding light on how a community driven by fear and led by religious ideology and zealotus extremism, executed 20 innocent people. We invite you to be part of our story and learn why true history is Better Than Fiction. -All tour guides are licensed by the City of Salem and are professional storytellers .
The history of Salem, the notorious site of some of the historical witchcraft trials, is shrouded in misconceptions. Unravel the mystery of the town's past on this ghost tour that takes you to all of the main haunted attractions in Salem while offering insight into the town's history through research and eyewitness accounts.
Delve into Salem’s past beyond the notorious witch trials on a walking tour that ties four centuries of history into the context of this modern Massachusetts town. Stop at important landmarks in the historic center and learn about Salem's seaport origins, early colonial culture, and illustrious former residents from a guide who knows all the details.
If you want to explore Salem's haunted history without getting lost in the crowd, go at your own pace with an affordable, self-guided smartphone tour. Simply download the touring app to your phone, and start and stop the tour on your own schedule as the pre-recorded narrator shares the history of haunted locales like the Ropes Mansion, Salem Witch House, and Old Burying Point Cemetery, where many witch trial victims were laid to rest.
History enthusiasts will enjoy learning about Salem’s dark and spooky past on this 90-minute walking tour. Visit the most popular locations in Salem, as well as some hidden gems that few tourists get to see. Your guide will regale you with tales from Salem’s past, from its founding in 1692 until the present.
Discover the dark side of the city with this gruesome historical tour of Salem. Your local historian will take you on a journey back in time to revisit some of the most tragic moments in the city’s past. You’ll hear stories about the Old County Jail, the victims of the Salem witch trials, and the “curses” of Sarah Good and Giles Corey. This adults-only tour includes stops at the Salem Witch Village and Gardner-Pingree House.
Get to know Salem’s haunted history with a slightly spooky sightseeing tour designed for kids ages six and up. Listen to a mix of ghost stories and historic anecdotes during this walking tour that includes popular Salem landmarks such as Broad Street Cemetery, the First Church in Salem, and Ropes Mansion and Garden. Combine education and fun with this tour for kids.
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"Despite the weather, we still had a great time, It was raining on and off the entire tour. But our guide Elaina was amazing, fun, and detailed throughout. She shared great experiences on top of the tour stories."..."
"Despite the weather, we still had a great time, It was raining on and off the entire tour. But our guide Elaina was amazing, fun, and detailed throughout. She shared great experiences on top of the tour stories."
"Sarah was a fantastic guide for our tour. She has a degree in history so the story telling was accurate and entertaining. About 90 minutes with lots of interesting facts about 17th and 18th century Salem. Well worth it."..."
"Sarah was a fantastic guide for our tour. She has a degree in history so the story telling was accurate and entertaining. About 90 minutes with lots of interesting facts about 17th and 18th century Salem. Well worth it."
Mysteries and Murders of Salem Guided Night-Time Walking Tour
"Had a amazing time on our tour. A lot of good stops and history. It was our first time in Salem and Sam did a amazing job.She was very knowledgeable, friendly and funny. She get 5 thumbs up from us."..."
"Had a amazing time on our tour. A lot of good stops and history. It was our first time in Salem and Sam did a amazing job.She was very knowledgeable, friendly and funny. She get 5 thumbs up from us."
"Our tour guide Ryan was amazing. The way he told the stories of all the places was exciting and very accurate. I would take another tour with him in a heartbeat if I ever got the chance. Ryan was the best tour guide I have ever had. His enthusiasm while talking and explaining the events that took place was detailed and enthralling. Way to go Ryan!!!"..."
"Our tour guide Ryan was amazing. The way he told the stories of all the places was exciting and very accurate. I would take another tour with him in a heartbeat if I ever got the chance. Ryan was the best tour guide I have ever had. His enthusiasm while talking and explaining the events that took place was detailed and enthralling. Way to go Ryan!!!"
Real Pirates Salem Museum General Admission Ticket
"This was an excellent experience. My husband and I wanted to do something other than the witchy things in Salem Massachusetts. We both love Pirates and thought this experience would be worth it and it was. Well done!"..."
"This was an excellent experience. My husband and I wanted to do something other than the witchy things in Salem Massachusetts. We both love Pirates and thought this experience would be worth it and it was. Well done!"
"Elizabeth was very knowledgeable and had a great presentation style. We learned there is much more to Salem than the witch trials. Never k ew there was so much ghost activity unrelated to the witch trials"..."
"Elizabeth was very knowledgeable and had a great presentation style. We learned there is much more to Salem than the witch trials. Never k ew there was so much ghost activity unrelated to the witch trials"
"This was a wonderful tour. The guide was informative and knowledgeable. This guide had so many great stories about the history of Salem. This tour was an hour and a half, but I could have listened to our guide for another hour. He had so many stories. This is not a witch trial orientated tour, but focused on other history that happened in Salem."..."
"This was a wonderful tour. The guide was informative and knowledgeable. This guide had so many great stories about the history of Salem. This tour was an hour and a half, but I could have listened to our guide for another hour. He had so many stories. This is not a witch trial orientated tour, but focused on other history that happened in Salem."