Salem Witch Trials Historical Walking Tour

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USD2500

Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

Duration2 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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About

Begin your Salem Witch Trials-themed adventure by meeting a guide holding a recognizable sign. This tour saves you hours of research by visiting key locations related to the infamous trials.
First, explore the Salem Witch Trials Memorial, dedicated to honor the 20 innocent victims of the 1692 trials. Next, visit Rockafellas Restaurant, now a popular eatery, but originally the site of the First Church of Salem and the city meeting house during the trials.
Continue to the Joshua Ward House, now the Merchant Hotel. This location was the home of George Corwin, the High Sheriff of Essex County in 1692, who played a significant role in the trials.
Discover the Witch House, the only remaining structure in Salem with direct ties to the 1692 witch trials.
Your walking tour ends where it began, leaving you with new knowledge about the Salem Witch Trials and a convenient location for further exploration.

Highlights

Get closer to sights in Salem by exploring the city on foot
A guide knows the best spots to see in order to get the most out of your visit
Hear personal stories of actual accusers and victims of the Salem Witch Trials
A convenient meeting spot for this Salem tour makes it easy to get started

Itinerary

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.
Dedicated in 1992, this bench style memorial is in remembrance for the 20 innocent victims of the 1692 Salem Witchcraft Trials.
Now a popular restaurant located in the center of historic Salem, Rockafellas or the Daniel Low and Co. building was the original site of the First Church of Salem, as well as the city meeting house in 1692
Now the Merchant Hotel this is the site where George Corwin's house once stood. He was the High Sheriff of Essex County in 1692, as such, responsible for signing arrest and execution warrants of the innocent victims of the trials.
The only remaining Salem structure with direct ties to the witch trials of 1692.

Inclusions

Gain detailed insight into the infamous 1692 Salem Witch Trials
Local and Professional Guide
90-minute Salem Witchcraft Walking Tour

Exclusions

Gratuities
Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
Parking

Additional Information

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Tours depart at 4pm. Please plan to arrive 15-20 minutes prior to your tour. Check in at Salem Historical Tours Office at 8 Central Street, Salem, MA.
  • Please be advised that the state of Massachusetts and the City of Salem are requiring masks to enter business establishments. You will not be able to enter our business without a mask or face covering. Until further notice, a mask or face covering will be required on tours since we will not be able to stay six feet away from each other. Salem Historical Tours LLC reserves the right to deny service to anyone refusing to wear a mask or face covering. This requirement is subject to change based on orders by the state and the city.
  • Our public walking tours can pose challenges for participants with mobility and accessibility concerns. Tours are 90 minutes long and about one mile in length. Each participant must be able to complete the one-mile tour within 90 minutes, providing for frequent stops to view sites and for information from the tour guide. As Salem is a historical city, there are narrow and uneven sidewalks, bricks, cobblestones, and stairs. During events and festivals (and particularly October), with crowds and street vendors, the streets can become difficult to navigate.

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.