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History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour
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History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour

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Learn about the mysterious history of Salem on this guided walking tour of the city. Follow your local historian guide through Salem, listening to 400 years of history and admire the old architecture that dates back hundreds of years. For spookier experience, select the nighttime tour led by lantern light and find out the truth about the 1692 Salem Witch Trial hysteria.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 15 minutes
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2.5-Hour Salem History & Sightseeing Guided Walking Tour

2.5-Hour Salem History & Sightseeing Guided Walking Tour

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Dive deep into the centuries long history of Salem, Massachusetts. See important landmarks, including the Witch House, Hamilton Hall and historic Chestnut Street. Learn about Salem’s people and their contributions to the national story from Puritans to Patriots. This tour includes but is not just the history of the Salem Witch Trials. More than that, listen to riveting accounts, anecdotes and interesting facts about a storied New England seaport. A history woven from its beginnings as Naumkeag, a summer settlement of Native People, to Salem as the center of the North American spice trade. This tour is perfect for someone looking for a broader view of local history on a walking tour.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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The Salem Night Tour
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The Salem Night Tour

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When night falls across Salem, it's the perfect time to explore the city’s spooky and sinister past on a haunted history tour. On this top-rated walk through one of America's most haunted places, follow a licensed guide along lamplit streets while listening to legends and true tales of witchcraft, murder, mayhem, and more. Visit sites related to the infamous 17th-century Salem Witch Trials, and hear about the ghostly spirits said to still rattle through the town’s historic homes and graveyards.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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Steps Through 1692 (History Tour)

Steps Through 1692 (History Tour)

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Steps Through 1692 is a 45-minute historic walking tour in the heart of downtown Salem. Learn about the hysteria of the Salem Witch trials at points of interest.
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  • 30 to 45 minutes
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Mysteries & Murders of Salem Guided Night-Time Walking Tour
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Mysteries & Murders of Salem Guided Night-Time Walking Tour

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This murder and mystery walking tour of Salem is a great option for travelers who want a break from hearing exclusively about the history of the Salem witch trials. Mix things up by listening to tales of grisly murders and sinister ghost sightings as your guide leads you to the spookiest sights in Salem. This tour is suitable for young adults and adults. Not suitable for small children.
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  • 1 hour 40 minutes to 2 hours
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Salem Witch Trials Historical Walking Tour

Salem Witch Trials Historical Walking Tour

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The Salem Witch Trails was a period in history that is misunderstood easily. On this walking tour, follow a guide to main sites such as the witchcraft memorial and courthouse, as you hear stories from accusers and victims to gain a better understanding yourself. Plus, this Salem walking tour starts in the late afternoon leaving you plenty of time to fill up the rest of your day with activities.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Wandering Witches

Wandering Witches

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"What is a REAL Witch?" is the most frequently asked question in Salem! Here is your opportunity to ask a REAL WITCH for yourself during this 30 - 45 minute, UNSCRIPTED, and unique walk through the city! Come ask us your questions and learn what it means to be a REAL PRACTICING WITCH!
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  • 30 to 45 minutes
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Salem's Spooky Spectres Walking Ghost Tour

Salem's Spooky Spectres Walking Ghost Tour

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Visit the spookiest spots in downtown Salem and hear haunting tales of murder, mystery, and mayhem on this Spooky-kooky (skooky?) 60 minute tour of this historic city!
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  • 1 hour
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Dark History: Hauntings & Witchcraft Hysteria
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Dark History: Hauntings & Witchcraft Hysteria

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History enthusiasts will enjoy learning about Salem’s dark and spooky past on this 90-minute walking tour. Visit the popular Witch House, Chestnut Street, and Burying Point Cemetery, as well as a few lesser-known spots. Your guide will regale you with tales from Salem’s past, from its founding in 1692 until the present.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Self-Guided Smartphone Ghost Walking Tour in Salem

Self-Guided Smartphone Ghost Walking Tour in Salem

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This is a Smartphone Guided ghost tour on our walking tour app. Go to the Ropes Mansion, press play and put your phone in your pocket. From there you are guided turn by turn along the spooky streets of Salem. 1 purchase works on 4 smartphones. Once you unlock the tour it does not expire and can be taken anytime. This offers spooky narration, theatrically crafted and music infused tour you can take anytime. Contactless and social distance friendly. It's recommended to listen on headphones or earbuds. Also you can Listen on a bluetooth speakers or your phone speaker. What makes this tour special? -The spooky narrator is one of a kind. -This is not a fact dumping tour. It's a spooky adventure. -Go anytime. Go at your own pace -Great bang for your buck. Get the adventure for a fraction of the price of other tours.
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  • 40 to 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Haunted History of Salem Guided Walking Tour

Haunted History of Salem Guided Walking Tour

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The mere mention of Salem conjures tales of witch trials and macabre mishaps. This haunted history tour, ideal for fans of superstition and the supernatural, takes you on a lantern-lit journey to sites of alleged haunting. Explore an atmospheric cemetery, visit buildings inhabited by restless souls, and listen to paranormal stories delivered by a master storyteller. A charged atmosphere is guaranteed on this tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Double Trouble Combination Pass (History & Ghost Tours)

Double Trouble Combination Pass (History & Ghost Tours)

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If you’re having trouble choosing a fun walking tour of Salem, with this “double trouble” pass you don’t need to. You’ll get access to two walks: the Wandering Witches tour and the Salem’s Spooky Specters tour. You’ll learn all about Salem’s dramatic history on the witches tour, then continue the theme after dark, listening to scary ghost tales at some of the city’s spookiest spots.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 45 minutes
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Privateer Schooner Sailing Tour in Salem Sound

Privateer Schooner Sailing Tour in Salem Sound

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Embark on an interactive sailing excursion off the coast of Salem on a replica historic privateer schooner. Great for families and anyone who gets bored easily, this adventure keeps you engaged by offering opportunities to help with tasks such as raising the sails and steering the boat. Plus, the crew shares stories about the history of Salem and the role played by privateers.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Triple Threat Combination Pass (ALL 3 TOURS!!!)

Triple Threat Combination Pass (ALL 3 TOURS!!!)

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If you really want to dive deep into Salem’s dark history, take a trio of fun and enlightening tours. Hear from a real practicing witch on the “Wandering Witches” tour, and follow the chilling timeline of the Salem Witch Trials on “Steps Through 1692.” Finally, finish after dark with “Salem's Spooky Spectres” — a spine-tingling walk through tales of murder and madness at the town's most haunted locations.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes
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Midday Haunted History of Salem Walking Tour

Midday Haunted History of Salem Walking Tour

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Delve deeper into the haunted history of Salem on a daytime ghost tour that provides a family-friendly introduction to the city’s past. Exploring on foot guarantees a more intimate glimpse into the city streets and a cemetery, while a guide brings history to life using humor and stories.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Bewitched Historical Tour

Bewitched Historical Tour

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Join us for the best historical tour in Salem. Your licensed guide will lead you on a 2 hour journey back in time. Visit over a dozen locations of historical significance within the downtown area and learn why the history is more frightening than fiction.
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  • 2 hours
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Satanic Salem Walking Tours
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Satanic Salem Walking Tours

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Salem is famous for its spooky tours, and this one might just be the spookiest (in a family friendly way!) Your walking tour guide is an expert in everything related to witchcraft and the occult, and will provide insight into Salem’s past that you’re unlikely to get elsewhere. Over 90 minutes you’ll visit important public buildings, cemeteries, and the Salem Witch Museum. Bring comfy shoes and a friend so you can squeeze their hand.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Black Cat Historical Day Tour

Black Cat Historical Day Tour

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If you’re a history buff visiting Salem, don’t miss out on this history-focused tour that reveals the city’s turbulent past. A costumed guide tells tales of war, witchcraft, pirates and Puritans, and reveals information that you’re unlikely to find in the guide book. This tour, which proves ideal for first-time visitors, is unscripted and can therefore be tailored according to the interests of the group.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Requiem for Salem Walking Ghost Tour
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Requiem for Salem Walking Ghost Tour

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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 themes and language.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Salem and Witchcraft Historical Walking Tour

Salem and Witchcraft Historical Walking Tour

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Everyone has heard of the Salem Witch Trials, but what really happened during that fateful period of colonial history? Unpack the chilling events of 1692 on an enlightening walking tour with a focus on the social factors and mass hysteria that led to the tragic executions of 20 innocent people. Follow in the footsteps of the accused with stops at the old Salem jail, the Witch Trials Memorial, and many other historic locations.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Dark Stories of Salem

Dark Stories of Salem

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Delve deeper into the dark and dangerous history of Salem on an evening walking tour that’s guaranteed to send shivers down your spine. Exploring on foot let’s you get up close to haunted hotspots such as Higginson Square, Lyceum Hall and 10 Federal street, while setting off under the cloak of darkness helps to heighten the atmosphere.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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The Ghosts of Salem Walking Tour

The Ghosts of Salem Walking Tour

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Salem is often considered the most haunted city in America, and you'll find out why on this ghost tour that covers the spookiest stories in town, from the infamous 1692 Witch Trials to more modern hauntings. Visit centuries-old landmarks with ties to dark deeds and paranormal activity, like the Burying Point Cemetery, the House of the Seven Gables, and the Witch House. You might be surprised what you see!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Salem Day Tour: Historical Witchcraft Hysteria Walking Tour

Salem Day Tour: Historical Witchcraft Hysteria Walking Tour

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Uncover the gritty truth of what happened in 1692 on a walking tour focused on the real history of the Salem witch trials. Skip the tourist traps and hear about the chilling events of mass hysteria and executions right at the places where it all took place. Visit many historic locations with real ties to the trials, from the Old Burying Point Cemetery to the Salem Town Hall.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes
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Historic Overview of Salem Walking Tour

Historic Overview of Salem Walking Tour

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Delve into Salem’s past beyond the notorious witch trials on a walking tour that ties four centuries of history into the context of this modern Massachusetts town. Stop at important landmarks in the historic center and learn about Salem's seaport origins, early colonial culture, and illustrious former residents from a guide who knows all the details.
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  • 1 hour
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What people are saying about Historical Tours in Salem

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History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour
"Paige was an awesome tour guide! I brought a group of 12 high school students on the tour and they were well entertained. Paige was enthusiastic and knowledgeable."..."
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2.5-Hour Salem History & Sightseeing Guided Walking Tour
"The most memorable part was our tour guide singing a traditional Puritan hymn in the graveyard and the overall experience with his factual depiction sprinkled with appropriate humor and interest. He was really fantastic. You can tell he really enjoys his job."..."
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The Salem Night Tour
"This tour was very informative and interesting , a lot of stops with a lot of back story. Our tour guide Elaina was great , this was extremely worth it ."..."
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Steps Through 1692 (History Tour)
"Great tour around the city to see and hear the history of Salem! Our tour guide made the experience, was very knowledgeable, funny and kept us engaged. It was a great time"..."
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Mysteries & Murders of Salem Guided Night-Time Walking Tour
"We had a great time on the Mysteries & Murders tour. Beth was a wonderful guide. She was a great story teller a wonderful host. I would definitely recommend any tour they offer."..."
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Salem Witch Trials Historical Walking Tour
"Guide was good, kept u interested ... Historically informative. Gift shop kind of bla.. n small not much variety"..."
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Wandering Witches
"All of it. Knowledgeable funny pleasant interested in sharing. A open to any question. Not letting me finish is ruining this"..."
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Salem's Spooky Spectres Walking Ghost Tour
"The tour started off great with stories from other tour experiences , the host and her personal stories with her experiences. Very knowledgeable and made the tour all around exciting and fun! Would definitely check out other tours they provide!"..."
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Dark History: Hauntings & Witchcraft Hysteria
"Our tour guide was great! She had lots of history and you can tell she knew her stuff! She gave us great recommendations from places to see, books to learn more to great local places to eat and see."..."
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Self-Guided Smartphone Ghost Walking Tour in Salem
"There was a great deal of information provided and the tour led you to places that you could look deeper if you wanted to"..."
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Haunted History of Salem Guided Walking Tour
"I enjoyed the tour guides story telling ability and how she got into character. She showed us all the points of interest I was hoping to learn about. Very informative and entertaining"..."
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Double Trouble Combination Pass (History & Ghost Tours)
"Our tour guide was Kim. She was fantastic. Very knowledgeable of the area and history of the witch trials. We enjoyed our tour with her very much. Well worth the money!! 10/21"..."
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Privateer Schooner Sailing Tour in Salem Sound
"Awesome experience!! Friendly staff! We got to steer the boat. Gave lots of information. Beautiful day on the water."..."
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Triple Threat Combination Pass (ALL 3 TOURS!!!)
"Both tour guides where great! Very fun experience, family friendly, and very informative. 10/10 recommend"..."
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Midday Haunted History of Salem Walking Tour
"Learning about the cemeteries and burials of individuals. Also the houses we stopped at. The tunnels and jails of individuals"..."
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Bewitched Historical Tour
"Sarah is an incredible tour guide and probably the most knowledgeable, personable, and thorough guide of any tour I've ever been on. This one is terrific if really want the history and not just spooky fiction."..."
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Satanic Salem Walking Tours
"Tom was extremely entertaining and knowledgeable; shows you around from a different perspective. Would definitely recommend and plan to bring friends to tour soon. Thank a lot."..."
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Black Cat Historical Day Tour
"Daniel was a fantastic tour guide. Very knowledgeable. Entertaining. No question stumped him. I highly recommend this tour of Salem."..."
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Requiem for Salem Walking Ghost Tour
"We loved going on this ghost tour on a girls trip to Salem! Zach was a great tour guide. Would recommend!"..."
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Salem and Witchcraft Historical Walking Tour
"Paige was our guide. She was excellent. Very funny. Very informative and she kept us on our toes, literally. We walked so much but saw so much of Salem even if it’s a little city. Would definitely do a tour again!"..."
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Dark Stories of Salem
"My family loved this tour!! It was full of extremely interesting information illustrated by lovely storytelling from our guide. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone !!"..."
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The Ghosts of Salem Walking Tour
"Awesome experience! Our guide was lovely and this was the first time on any Ghost Tour I’ve been on that we actually saw paranormal activity while ON the tour. In one of the pictures we took on the tour you can clearly make out a white mask looking face with sunken in eye holes… freaked us right out! Haha, loved it!"..."
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Salem Day Tour: Historical Witchcraft Hysteria Walking Tour
"Our tour guide, Dominick, was super knowledgeable!! This is a great tour if you want to learn a lot about the actual history of the Salem witch trials and get out of the touristy stuff."..."
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Historic Overview of Salem Walking Tour
"The guide was very knowledgeable and fun.. he made the whole experience worth while. I would recommend this tour to anyone."..."

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