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Witch City Walking Tours

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Salem’s most captivating tour, led by local teachers and historians. Our tours take guests through nearly 400 years of history. Find out why Salem was once the wealthiest city in the country. Discover what caused the 1692 Witch Trials hysteria...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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32 Derby Square, Meets at Staircases, Salem, MA 01970-3704
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beth, the owner, was an excellent tour guide. She took us out on a cold November night when there was just the 2 of us even after we offered her the opportunity to cancel it. She was a lot of fun and extremely knowledgeable. I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tricia H
Beth C, Owner at Witch City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tricia! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! I was certainly glad to take you two out on a tour on that cold November evening. I learned a lot from you! It was my pleasure to share my passion...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beth was absolutely amazing! Although we were freezing, her energy made us forget how cold it really was. She explained everything with lots of detail. I would definitely recommend this tour for anyone that is looking for more than just the basic story line.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Beth C, Owner at Witch City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Izzy1122, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! I am so happy to hear that you had a great time and found your guide to be amazing. It *was* freezing, but I am so glad we stuck it out....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in town for the big weekend before Halloween festivities and actually booked this tour ahead of time to guarantee a spot. Maria was our guide and she did a fantastic job – she has one of those personalities that make her so easy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ryan B
Beth C, Owner at Witch City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Ryan, Thank you so much for your review! I’m so glad you enjoyed your tour of Salem with Maria. She’s definitely very passionate about Salem’s history. The weekend before Halloween, we extremely busy with record breaking crowds. However, all of our tour guides have...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time being in Salem and this was a great tour. Beth was extremely knowledgeable with the history of Salem. Had a bit of everything in the tour. Highly recommend this tour.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Beth C, Owner at Witch City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Christopher, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I am so glad you enjoyed your first time in Salem. I am happy to hear that you found me extremely knowledgable and that you loved learning about the history of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour guide was sweet and very informative. At some stops, the stories could have been the "shortened version" But overall, good tour.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MichelleO1672
Beth C, Owner at Witch City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Michelle, Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. I am sorry to hear that you thought we offered "too much information". Hundreds of our guests love how much historical information we pack in over two hours. I will be sure...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was really wonderful. Beth was super knowledgeable and had a great mix of history, witch trials, and haunting stories. The 2 hour tour honestly flew by and we saw and learned a lot. I would definitely recommend this tour.More

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Beth C, Owner at Witch City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Kelseyj45, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour. I try to provide a great mix of history, hauntings, the witch trials and architecture. I'm so happy that you...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is easily one of the best ghost tours I have ever been on and I have been on many. The owner/tour guide was amazing and very informative. She kept our attention for the entire tour and was extremely knowledgeable. This was a GREAT tour...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

The Hauntings and History tour was fun, fascinating, and well-paced. Beth was a fantastic tour guide. She was extremely knowledgable and kept the crowd entertained as we learned about history through her great storytelling. The two hours flew by and it was a perfect blend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Beth C, Owner at Witch City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Hi there! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! I am so glad you enjoyed the tour with me. I love sharing my passion of the city with my guests. I am so glad that you found my storytelling to...More

Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I had Maria as our guide for an afternoon Halloween Day tour. It was the highlight of our trip to Salem!! The little things and details Maria told us were amazing! I highly recommend this!!!

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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

25th Anniversary of Hocus Pocus!! (I seriously just looked that up, yeah it’s been that long- didn’t want to believe it 😧). Beth has extensive knowledge, living in Salem. Not only the sights, but also knowledge and the history of Salem, beyond the witch trials,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Beth C, Owner at Witch City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Hi there! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. I can't believe it's been 25 years as well! I am so glad that you enjoyed the tour - with over 3 miles of walking in Salem! I was happy to...More

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CSavManzi
20 October 2018|
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Response from Beth C | Property representative |
I can maybe get you on the 3pm tour if you’re available.
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TAMember06262013
23 September 2018|
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Response from Beth C | Property representative |
Hi there! There is no charge for children 12 or under. We look forward to seeing you in November.
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718tara
14 September 2018|
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Response from Beth C | Property representative |
Hi there, we do have a family friendly tour that starts at 6:30 PM. It lasts about two hours. We cover the history, ghost stories, the witch trials, and the architecture
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