Salem 101: General History Tour

11:30 am: So much more than the witch trials (one hour)

Discover why Salem is the true birthplace of the United States of America with the best history tour in the city. Explore over four centuries of Salem’s remarkable history from its illustrious founding in 1626, to its place as a thriving 21st Century city. The witch trials made Salem infamous, but there’s so much more. Explore Salem’s critical role in the American Revolution, how it led the great Age of Sail, and all about the many important and famous people who’ve called Salem home. The United States just wouldn’t be the same without Salem. (This tour is about non-witchcraft history). Access to tour locations is subject to city regulations.

$12 for adults; $8 children 6-12 (under 6 free) $2 discounts with ID off adult price for Seniors (60+), Students, Military, Veterans, Police, Firefighters, Teachers, EMTs & Salem Residents.

Cemetery 101: Grave Matters Tour

1 pm: Stroll through Salem's oldest cemetery (one hour)

Visit Salem’s oldest burying ground and unearth the secrets and stories of the infamous deceased. Even death has not silenced the stories of our long deceased neighbors. Examine uniquely crafted grave markers exhibiting timeless engravings by some of the region's preeminent stone carvers. (The cemetery will be closed by the city at some point this year for renovations. The TV & Movie Tour will replace the cemetery tour when that occurs.)

$12 for adults; $8 children 6-12 (under 6 free) $2 discounts with ID off adult price for Seniors (60+), Students, Military, Veterans, Police, Firefighters, Teachers, EMTs & Salem Residents.

Midday Ghost Tour

2:30 pm: Get that creepy feeling in the middle of the day  (one hour)

This chilling, compact ghost tour delves into Salem's macabre past as our knowledgable and charismatic guides regale you with true tales of documented paranormal activity, chilling cemeteries and centuries old murder. Remember, ghosts don't go away because the sun is out. Access to tour locations is subject to city regulations.

$12 for adults; $8 children 6-12 (under 6 free) $2 discounts with ID off adult price for Seniors (60+), Students, Military, Veterans, Police, Firefighters, Teachers, EMTs & Salem Residents.

1692 Salem Witchcraft Walk 

4 pm: Gain detailed insight into the infamous trials (90 minutes)

Examine the demographics, theories and personal stories comprising the dire events of 1692. We will bring you to many of the locations that are full of witch trial history. Many of the structures are long since gone except for a few, but we know where they were located. This is a fascinating tour that will shed new light on what happened during the infamous witchcraft hysteria which turned neighbor against neighbor. Access to tour locations is subject to city regulations.

$15 for adults; $10 children 6-12 (under 6 free) $2 discounts with ID off adult price for Seniors (60+), Students, Military, Veterans, Police, Firefighters, Teachers, EMTs & Salem Residents.

 

Salem Historical Tours & Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour

8 Central Street, Salem, MA 01970

We are located downtown in the 1805 Custom House

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