Salem, Massachusetts (MA), United States of America

Salem tours, things to do and tickets

Salem: Ghosts, Witches, & Warlocks Guided Walking Tour

Duration: an hour
Hear tales of witches, secret tunnels, and a cursed sheriff on this bone-chilling haunted Salem walking tour. Make stops at the Old Town Hall, the Old Burying Point Cemetery, the Witch House, and more.
$27.5*Per person

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History and Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour

Duration: 2 hours
Come and explore the rich, mysterious history of one of New England's most loved destinations Salem, Massachusetts. This ~2 hour walking tour brings to life the true story of Salem's storied past. We are a diverse groups of historians, teachers, professional artists whose passion for Salem's history is truly engaging. You will learn about Salem's rich past as a world-class seaport, hear hauntedly chilling tales of the supernatural, visit one of the most beautiful streets in America and learn of three hundred years of architecture, and find out the truth about the 1692 Salem Witch Trials hysteria. You will leave Salem wanting to plan your next trip back! Come and see why this the *only* tour you need while in Salem.

Dog friendly! Handicap accessible!

Tours run RAIN or SHINE. We do NOT cancel for weather. No refunds for no-shows or for weather.
***Please note, we book up to 39 people per tour***
$32.94*Per person

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The Salem Night Ghost Tour

Duration: Flexible
Salem's most compelling tour. Led by locals with a flair for the history and haunts of Salem. Are guides are expert story tellers and are never scripted!!Join the 75-90 minute adventure as a local guide leads the way through legends, ghost stories, history, and the infamous hysteria of 1692 — the Salem Witch Trials. This is a comfortably paced outdoor walking tour of downtown Salem, so please dress accordingly. The tour is largely attended and reservations are strongly suggested.
$26*Per person

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Bewitched Walking Tour of Salem

Duration: 2 hours
"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!
• Wheelchair accessible
• Dog friendly for leashed well behaved furbabies
• Tours operate rain or shine
$35*Per person

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Satanic Salem Walking Tour

Duration: 2 hours
Salem history from The Satanic Temple's Salem Art Gallery!

The most unique walking tour in Salem, free of supernatural or superstitious elements. No ghost stories.

Your tour guide is an expert in occultism, witchcraft, an ordained satanic minister.

Surprisingly very family friendly, but for weird families.

Who the hell is The Satanic Temple? Watch the documentary "Hail Satan?" before booking to learn more.
$25*Per person

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The Salem Witch Walk

Duration: Flexible
Welcome to the Salem Witch Walk!

You will enter the Enchanted Garden where the magic begins!

With a:

-Musical Light Show
-Fog and Much More

You will participate in 3 spells:

-A Full Ritual
-A Bay Leaf Wishing Spell
-And Herbal Magic that you get to take home with you!

Before you leave you the Garden: You will Jump the Broom and Leave your worries behind!

Your tour guide will walk you through the streets of Salem, where you will learn about what Real Witches Do and Don’t Do, while focusing on Modern Day Witchcraft as well as respecting the Victims of the 1692 Witch Trails with a Blessing!
$35*Per person

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Mysteries and Murders of Salem Guided Night-Time Walking Tour

Duration: 2 hours - 2 hours
Come experience the darker side of Salem on our night-time walking tour of Salem. We retell the most spine-chilling true crime tales of murder, mystery and macabre. Why did an insane woman in the early 1600s murder her child? Who was the famous hitman who murdered the slave trader in his sleep? Did the Boston Strangler really make a visit to Salem? These historical tales and much more will unfold on this whirlwind 90-minute tour of this mysterious seaside city. This is the perfect tour for true crime fans and those who love a good scandalous story!

This tour is a combination of the real, actual murders, crime stories, ghostly sightings and history.

Dog friendly! Wheelchair/scooter accessible!

This tour is not appropriate for children. Travelers must be 13+.

Tours run RAIN or SHINE. We do NOT cancel for weather. No refunds in October.

***Please note, we book up to 39 people per tour in October.
$32.94*Per person

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Privateer Schooner Sailing Tour in Salem Sound

Duration: Flexible
FAME is annually the #1-rated boat in Salem and one of the top-rated activities in the entire town, per TripAdvisor. Don't miss the very best of what Salem has to offer! There's more to our town than witches!

FAME is a full-scale replica of a privateer schooner from the War of 1812 that captured over 20 prizes! We sail up to five times a day between May and October from Pickering Wharf Marina in downtown Salem.

On board our traditional gaff-rigged schooner, you'll get a chance to raise the sails and even steer the boat as we sail Salem Sound and talk about the fisherman, traders, and privateers that played such a central role in the saga of Salem, of Massachusetts, and of the young United States.

This is a great hands-on adventure for all ages — but you can also just sit back and enjoy a beverage and take it all in as we cruise past the historic forts and lighthouses of Salem, Beverly, and Marblehead.

Note: this is NOT a narrated tour!
$45.46*Per person

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Boston: Go City All-Inclusive Pass with 45+ Attractions

Duration: a few seconds
Save up to 50% with all-inclusive access to 45+ top attractions in Boston. Hop-on hop-off the CityView Trolley, get historical at Paul Revere's House, whiz to the top of View Boston, and much more.
$79*Per person

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Salem Witch Trials Historical Walking Tour

Duration: Flexible
Visit the sites of the Colonial Witch Trials that made Salem famous on this 90-minute walking tour. Stroll through this historical town and see the locations where the First Church, Salem Meetinghouse, Courthouse and others once stood. You will visit the Witch House as well as the Witchcraft Memorial and will hear stories of people involved and see where they lived. Discover the somber and harrowing events that occurred before, during and after the trials on this walking tour in Salem.
$25*Per person

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Requiem for Salem Walking Ghost Tour

Duration: 2 hours
If you're into spooky hauntings, mature themes and language, and very haunted locations - but not so keen on other peoples' kids, this is the ideal Ghost Tour for you. Get to know the darker side of Salem - exploring some of Salem's most haunted locations at night. The Requiem for Salem Ghost Tour contains mature topics and language unsuitable for children. This Tour is for ages 16+.

If you have 10 or more guests in one group, please get in touch with the private & group sales coordinator with Ghost City Tours
$34.99*Per person

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Salem Night Tour: Haunt and History Guided Night Tour

Duration: 2 hours
Discover the most haunted historic sites and hear ghost stories in Downtown Salem on this guided walking tour. Learn about the infamous Salem witchcraft hysteria from your licensed guide.
$26*Per person

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Black Cat Historical Day Tour

Duration: 2 hours - 2 hours
Our daytime historic tour is a story of Pirates and Puritans, Witchcraft and War.  We travel around the city of Salem and share the tales of its amazing history.  From its humble beginnings as a city founded on the idea of peace for all, to the site of the largest incident of witchcraft hysteria in the modern world, learn how it became one of the biggest shipping ports in America, played host to some of the most famous authors of all time, and learn some of the biggest secrets this city has to offer!

Our daytime walking tour lasts about an hour and forty five minutes, and covers a mile's worth of the downtown area. It is an easy walk, but we suggest comfortable shoes and clothing to match the season. Our tours are unscripted, and can be customized to every group's particular areas of interest!
$28*Per person

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Salem's Spooky Spectres Walking Ghost Tour

Duration: Flexible
Discover Salem's darkest secrets on our 90-minute Ghost Tour. Our expert guides will lead you to the spookiest spots in the heart of Salem, where the echoes of the past still linger. Discover the chilling tales of murder, mystery, and mayhem that have left their mark on this historic city for centuries.

Visit historic landmarks like the Pickman House, Salem Armory, and Old Burying Point Cemetery. Hear chilling tales of murder, mystery, and mayhem that have left their mark on this historic city for centuries.

Our Spooky-kooky tour starts and ends at the Pequot House. Join us on this eerie expedition through Salem's history, and let the ghosts of the past send shivers down your spine. Book your tour today and get ready for a journey into the unknown!
$33*Per person

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Salem: 1692 Witchcraft Trials Walk

Duration: 2 hours
In 1692, twenty people were executed for witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts. Five more died in jail. Neighbor testified against neighbor as emotions ran high in the small community. Take a 1.5-hour walking tour to find out what led to these dark events.
$25*Per person

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Haunted Footsteps Ghost & Paranormal Salem Tour

Duration: Flexible
Experience Salem's macabre past on this 1.5-hour walking tour. During your lantern lit stroll, follow your professional and engaging guide down the haunted streets, past ghostly buildings and a chilling cemetery. Listen to authentic tales or murder and accidental death as well as paranormal stories on this thrilling tour of Salem! (This tour does NOT discuss the 1692 Witchcraft Trials; take our other tour for witchcraft history).
$25*Per person

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Wicked Awesome Tours: Witch Trial History and Salem Haunts!

Duration: an hour
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.
$25*Per person

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Salem Ghosts: Witches, Warlocks, & Hauntings

Duration: Flexible
Come on our chilling ghost tour presented by US Ghost Adventures!
The Salem Ghost Tour walking route is a great way to catch all of the main haunted attractions in Salem! We curate our tour of Salem carefully, spending time and energy on gathering the best research, eyewitness accounts, and historical facts within our retellings. Our ghost tour makes for a great introduction to Salem for first-timers, or a memorable night out for locals! Our Salem Ghost Tour takes you through 8-12 different sites around the city, each one spookier than the last. Salem Ghost Tours is a family friendly attraction and is suitable for everyone, so bring your kids, your friends, or a date! We’ll make sure you have an informative, exciting, and memorable night. Purchase an extension for 4 bonus locations after the standard 8-stop tour ends! We are the Top-rated, scariest, most authentic tour! We provide Rarely-told stories that are bone-chilling!
$30*Per person

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Triple Threat Combo Pass: 3 TOURS (3:30pm, 5pm, & 7pm or 8:30pm)

Duration: 2 hours - 3 hours
Save $10 when you embark on all three captivating tours! Immerse yourself in tales of History, Mystery, and Magick through Salem's past and present:

1. Wandering Witches @ 3:30pm: Have you ever wondered, "What is a real Witch?" or "Does it even work?" Join us for an UNSCRIPTED experience lasting approximately 45-60 minutes. Let your minds wander with a REAL LOCAL WITCH. Discover all you've ever wanted to know with this uniquely tailored excursion.
2. Steps Through 1692 @ 5pm: Travel back in time and unravel the real story of the Salem Witch Trials on this 1 hour walking tour through the heart of Salem, MA.
3. Salem's Spooky Specters @ 7pm or 8:30pm: As night falls, prepare for a 90 minute tour that will chill you to the bone as you hear haunting tales of madness, murder, and mayhem while visiting Salem's spookiest locations, with a touch of humor to break the tension.

Join us for an unforgettable day of Salem's past and present. We can't wait to see you soon Ghouls and Gals!
$75*Per person

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Salem's Dark History & Witchcraft Hysteria Guided Walking Tour

Duration: 2 hours
Join your local guide for a fascinating trip back in history as they share the story of Salem’s founding in 1626 by Puritans whose search for religious freedom ultimately ended in a wave of fear, suspicion, and anger that gripped Salem for one fateful year. Your tour will include stops at some of Salem’s most popular locations, and some secluded off-the-beaten-path locations that very few tourists get to experience. Along the way, your guide, an experienced storyteller, will recount details of the witchcraft hysteria & Salem’s unique dark history.

All tours meet at 226 Essex St. Salem- outside of Coon’s Card and Gift Shop.

$38*Per person

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