Join us weekdays on our Salem Day Tour, and learn about the infamous history of the city of Salem, America’s “most bewitching seaport”! With us, you will discover the truth of the Salem Witch Hysteria. Starting at 2pm from Monday through Friday, a local Salem historian will teach you the spellbinding history, unscripted, and will show you why this town never ceases to amaze everyone alike!
Frequently Asked Questions
What should I expect from the tour?
You should expect a full-coverage, unscripted look at the Salem Witchcraft Hysteria with a local historian. This includes a conversation on the cultural belief in witchcraft, and the environment that allowed it to manifest into the Salem Witchcraft Trials. This is a historical look into a sensationalized and tragic event. The themes are often disturbing and discussed in detail. As such this tour is not recommended for children under 13.
How long is the tour?
90 minutes. This is only an estimate and can change slightly.
How much walking is it?
Our walking tour is designed to be an easy stroll. Although the tour is about 90 minutes, it is only approximately 1 mile of walking.
Where does Salem Day Tour meet?
127 Essex Street. We are between the Peabody Essex Museum and the Hawthorne Hotel on Essex Street.
Is this a family-friendly tour?
Private Tours can be arranged for family- friendly experiences, but our public scheduled tours are not appropriate for children. The tour covers a tragic event in great detail. This tour will be disturbing for children. However, The Salem Night Tour is family-friendly, it covers fun ghost stories and a more brief and light history of the Salem Witchcraft Hysteria. If you will be planning to bring children to Salem please check out the Salem Night Tour
How early should I arrive?
Does this tour run rain or shine?