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.
About this activity
- Free cancellation
- Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
- Reserve now & pay later
- Keep your travel plans flexible—book your spot and pay nothing today.
- Covid-19 precautions
- Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
- Duration 1.5 hours
- Check availability to see starting times.
- Live tour guide
- Wheelchair accessible
Select participants and date
Meet at 8 Central Street. Look for the big brick building at the corner of Essex and Central Streets with purple signs.Open in Google Maps ⟶
What to bring
- Comfortable shoes
- Weather-appropriate clothing
- Video recording
- Audio recording
Know before you go
- Please note that the price for the following ticket categories is the same as for students, seniors, or military. Discount categories (valid with ID): Veterans, Police, Firefighters, Teachers, EMTs, Nurses, and Salem Residents
- The total walking distance is a little over a mile
- There will be 8 to 10 stops
- The tour is wheelchair accessible and the route is fairly flat
- The tour guide will use an amplifier for large groups
- Tours operate rain or shine.