• Location: Salem, Massachusetts
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
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Join a local guide for a 2-hour walking tour of Salem, Massachusetts. Hear about the city's history as you visit landmarks such as the London Coffee House, the Salem Witch Trials Memorial, the Burying Point, the Witch House (Corwin House), the McIntire Historic District, Hamilton Hall, and Pickering House. You'll hear about the New England city's past as a Native American settlement, the witchcraft trials, the American Revolution, and more on this leisurely walking tour.

Highlights

  • 2-hour Salem history walking tour
  • Visit several landmarks that date to the 1600s
  • Learn about the Salem witch trials and colonial Massachusetts
  • View historic buildings in the McIntire Historic District
  • Hear about the maritime history of Salem
  • Includes walking tour and guide

What You Can Expect

2-Hour Salem History Walking Tour

Tour Starts from 190 Essex Street.

Customer Reviews

Patricia P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Knowledgeable guide. Great experience.

Melissa S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

This was a very interesting tour, our tour guide Kent was phenomenal and clearly knew the history of Salem. Well worth the money and time. Highly recommend.

Nancy P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Ken is an excellent guide who goes out of his way to ensure that the experience is everything and more than hoped for. His tour was the highlight of our time in Salem.

jaclyn h

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Best tour possible. Ken was an incredible host. He spent three hours with us rather than two. He was so knowledgeable, funny, answering all our questions, and even singing. My sister had difficulty walking. Ken was so considerate in waiting for her and making certain she was okay. A wonderful day!

Lizzy P United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

This tour was amazing!

Kathryn S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

It was a great small group and our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. It was nice to have the history of more than just the witch trials, but glad that was still a part of it. Would definitely recommend, very family friendly too.

Elizabeth P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

What a wonderful tour this was!!! I have been to Salem at least 30 times, so I know much of the history and the stories. Kenneth was able to broaden my knowledge and taught me a few new facts. We had a great walk with him, and he thoughtfully provided water for us at the beginning of the journey. He answered all of our questions, and thankfully, did not focus entirely on the witchcraft portion of Salem. He also went into the literary background, as well as the maritime history. It was a refreshing and welcomed change of a tour from the standard and stale all witch trials monologues typically given. Thank you for doing such a wonderful job for us!!!

Theresa W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

I liked that the tour guide had grown up in the area. I felt this gave him a deeper, more personal connection to the history. The walking was easy. Enjoyed seeing the architecture. Overall, the city has a more residential look and feel than Cambridge or New Haven.

My only complaint, not about the tour but the city, was I was told there were only 2 public restrooms available - one in the museum which didnt open before the tour, and one in the mall. Retail and restaurant shops either did not have a public restroom, or they are for clients only. Surprising for a city with a lot of tourists.

Jennifer R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Ken was very entertaining. He was thoughtful and respectful to all in the group. The group was around 20 which was a pretty good size. The information included history of the witch trials but other historical information as well. Well worth the money!

debbierichter801

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

We learned so much on this trip and our guide Kenneth was outstanding. I learned what I was taught in school about the Witch trials was completely wrong. Kenneth is so knowledgeable and loves sharing his knowledge with others. I recommend this tour to everyone regardless of age.
Thank you Kenneth for an amazing tour and making our journey to Salem so worth while! You're the best.

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