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Spellbound Tours

Ticket Office is at the Magic Parlor 213 Essex Street, Tour meets in front of the Salem Visitor Center, Salem, MA 01970
+1 978-740-1876
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Spellbound Tours is one of the oldest and most reputable tours in Salem. Their nightly tours cover the history of the most haunted places in Salem and their own experiences investigating them. Spellbound is the the only tour company in Salem that has actually done paranormal investigation in all the sites they visit. Take a trip through the dark side of Salem’s sinister past, to the actual locations of the infamous witch trials! Expect to be amazed by the large amount of documented Paranormal Activity! Visit real haunted locations, including what may be the most haunted cemetery in the country! Hear tales of vampirism- historic and today! Do real, live Vampires still lurk in the shadows of the this seaport town?! Discover the mysterious secrets of voodoo, the startling root of the Salem Witch Hysteria!
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  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
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Ticket Office is at the Magic Parlor 213 Essex Street, Tour meets in front of the Salem Visitor Center, Salem, MA 01970
+1 978-740-1876

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Reviewed yesterday

Took the Spellbound tour while visiting Salem in August with my wife. We chose the 8pm to make the tour even more fun. We love ghosts tours/walks and we were not disappointed with the Spellbound tour. Mike takes the tour to about a dozen different...More

Thank vman09
Reviewed 3 days ago

I am a skeptic but my family loves these tours. We have done ghost tours in most every major city in the US. This tour was by far the most fun, accurate, and interesting. It could've been because of the unique setting or rich history...More

Thank efrom1234
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Mike is the definition of a story teller. This tour was the perfect mix of historical information and creepy facts. So much fun to walk around Salem and listen to someone so passionate about paranormal activity and Salem's dark past. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Yes, you can take other tours...but why not take the one that actually is historically accurate. Yes, facts matter. Took a variety of family on this from 7 to 67 (really) and all enjoyed. Dr. Michael quite a entrancing speaker for all ages. None were...More

Thank Maggie_Oakshot
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Booked this tour as my wife and I were vacationing in Salem and wanted a night tour. This tour was highly recommended throughout the town. Honestly - an excellent tour. Mike, the host, was engaging, informative, and most importantly, entertaining. Not a single dull moment,...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dr. Mike Vitka reveals hidden truths about Salem's past, through intensive research and paranormal investigations. He reveals a side of New England and especially Salem Towne and Salem Village (Danvers, MA). He speaks of hidden cultures, the true location of the Gallow Hill and the...More

Thank Home T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour truly focused on paranormal as related to witch trials. The guide is very dramatic, which I think is what causes the hokey perception, but we did get a lot of good haunting stores, though sometimes quite gory, as well as capturing paranormal images...More

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a tour with Spellbound Tours hosted by the incomparable Dr. Vitka. Despite a rainy eve, we had an absolute blast on this tour! Dr. Vitka is a captivating speaker and we learned a ton about Salem. It was lovely to hear some stories...More

Thank A.J. V
Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw something about this tour on Chronicle, had to take the tour! It was so much better than I thought it would be, and I thought it was going to be a great tour! Couldn't be happier! My kids can't wait to share what...More

Thank mariannetoilet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour was filled with mystery and intrigue but with facts to back everything. Learned a few things I didn't know about Salem's history. My kids really enjoyed it as well. Tour guide was fantastic!

Thank proudmommy666
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18 August 2017|
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Response from Denise B | Reviewed this property |
No, he just gives you tips on how to capture images on your camera. I wish I had heard about the other one though!
Sandy F
11 October 2016|
Response from Wendy K | Reviewed this property |
It's about a mile but it's a slow walk and there are a few places to sit down throughout the tour. Enjoy!
Vicki D
29 June 2016|
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Response from Sharon R | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, but you stop along the way.