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Salem Night Tour: Haunt and History Guided Night Tour

1. Salem Night Tour: Haunt and History Guided Night Tour

Take a walk through Downtown Salem's most historic and haunted outdoor areas. Although every tour is slightly different, each tour visits several locations.  See 2 cemeteries, the Witch Trials Memorial, the location where an accused witch was tortured to death, filming locations from the movie "Hocus Pocus," the Old Salem Jail, the site of the Salem Witch Dungeon, among others. Start the tour at 127 Essex Street in Downtown Salem where you will join a local historian and paranormal investigator who will lead the experience. Embark on a casual walk through Salem's beautiful, historic, and haunted downtown.  Take the time to stop and hear stories about Salem's haunted, dark, and surprisingly inspiring history.

Salem: Witches, Witchcraft and the Occult Walking Tour

2. Salem: Witches, Witchcraft and the Occult Walking Tour

Do you know why witches carry broomsticks and cauldrons? Or how the last "American witch” escaped certain death? Join this walking tour in Salem for a fascinating deep dive into the history of witchcraft and witch trials. Meet your seasoned local guide outside of the Salem Witch Museum, where they’ll paint a picture of the strict Puritan lifestyle that led to the 1692 Salem Witch Trials. From there, wind through eight other historic stops, unlocking a new trove of witch history at each one. Travel back to the terrifying years of European witch hunts, when anyone, of any age, could be dragged to the stake by a witch hunter. Learn the history behind broomsticks, black cats, and pointy hats. Uncover the link between midwives and witchcraft. During your walking tour, you’ll even take a test to determine if you would have been tried as a witch! As you move through town, unlock new pieces of Salem's story, from the first witchcraft accusation to the town’s transformation into “The Witch City”. By the time you reach the Salem Witch Trials Memorial, you’ll see this magical town in an entirely new light.

Salem: Witch Trial Walking Tour

3. Salem: Witch Trial Walking Tour

Immerse yourself in the dark and somber history of the Salem Witch Trials on this walking tour. See the most important historical locations in the city. Learn about the trials' main players such as John Proctor and Bridget Bishop. Discover the most tragic aspects of the witch trials, including the humiliating examinations that women who were suspected to be witches endured. Meet your guide at the Salem Five Bank and begin your journey into the tragic history of the trials. Learn more about topics such as the possession of children and animals, curses, and black magic. Make your way to the Witch House and head towards the 18th-century Merchant Hotel. Wander through the country's oldest cemetery, Burying Point Cemetery, and pay your respects at the Witch Trials Memorial.

Salem: Salem Witch Tour

4. Salem: Salem Witch Tour

Learn about how the city once known for the infamous Salem Witch Trials has become the home of one of the largest communities of Wiccans and pagans in the US. This tour seamlessly blends history and magic. Not only is this a history tour but it is a tour of the present as well as the past, and delves into esoterica. You will meet some of Salem's most famous magical practitioners and visit the main witchcraft shops in Salem, where you can buy magical herbs and potions, candles, and books about the art of witchcraft. This tour is not only in your own language, but also much more in-depth Tours are personalized for each tour group.

Salem: Ancestors and Descendants Witch Trial Walking Tour

5. Salem: Ancestors and Descendants Witch Trial Walking Tour

Learn about the history and descendants of those involved with the Salem Witch Trials. Discover the most important sights in the downtown area and learn about the key people involved in the trials almost 400 years ago. Visit the Salem Witch Trials Memorial and the Old Burying Point Cemetery, where judges of the trials are buried. Listen to tales about a descendant's role in the American Revolution and the town's legacy as the richest seaport per capita from 1790 to 1812. Learn about the approximately 200 people accused of witchcraft, along with the 70 victims, nine judges, dozens of jurors, and hundreds of observers who were all involved in the 1692 witch trials. Hear about other descendants - some famous and some infamous. Many people do not know they're descended from the Salem Witch Trials - perhaps you're one of them.

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What people are saying about Salem Witch Trials Memorial

This was, by far, the best ghost tour we have have ever done!! Scott was absolutely amazing!! I highly recommend using this company and requesting him to be your guide!! It was a perfect tour with so much information and facts that none of the other tours provided.

Our tour guide Scott was amazing! Easy to find location to start. We did the 6pm in October which by the end for dark. It was nice to see things at sunset.

Every tour added information to what was learned at the prior. Very little repetition. Tour guide was excellent and knowledgeable. Will go again!

Davie was the BEST!!! So knowledgeable and Great overall experience.

Sebastian was very knowledgeable and fun to listen to.