From Boston: Salem Witch Trials History Tour

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Discover the history of Salem on this guided tour from Boston. Learn about the Salem Witch Trials of 1692, visit the house from the movie Hocus Pocus, and get to know the maritime history of the town.

Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in the history of Salem on this guided tour from Boston
  • Learn about the Salem Witch Trials of 1692 and the hysteria that ensued
  • Discover the stories of key figures like Tibtuba, Judge Hathorne, and more
  • Explore the narrow streets and admire the charming architecture of Salem
  • Stroll though the Salem Witch Museum, House of Seven Gables, and more

Description

Join a captivating journey from Boston to the historic town of Salem, Massachusetts. Delve into the intriguing history that has made Salem so renowned. Your guide will take you on a fascinating tour through time, starting with the famous Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Learn about the moral panic, hysteria, and conflict that engulfed the town during that fateful period and the solemn reminders of the innocents whose lives were forever changed. Discover the stories of key figures like Tituba, a woman accused of witchcraft, and Judge Hathorne, who presided over the trials. Visit the Salem Witch Museum and enjoy free time to look through the exhibits. Stop at the house from Hocus Pocus and get your photo taken outside of it. Head to the Essex Street Witch House Museum to learn about Judge Jonathan Corwin, another figure who presided over the witch trials. As you explore the narrow streets and charming architecture, catch glimpses of the colonial past that still resonates throughout the town. Hear tales of the city's maritime heritage, with trade and seafaring shaping Salem's development into a bustling port. Visit the stunning Salem Maritime National Historic Site, to gain insight into Salem's vital role in America's early maritime history. Enjoy some free time in the town to buy souvenirs and get food before returning to the bus. Leave this enchanting town with a deeper knowledge of its captivating past.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off Live commentary by guide Entry to Salem Witch Museum Entry to House of Seven Gables Entry to Hocus Pocus House Entry to Essex Street Witch House Museum Snacks and water

Important Information

  • The exact pickup time will be confirmed one day before the tour
  • Guest may be asked to meet at a different location and will be contacted in advance if this is necessary
  • If you miss your assigned pickup time, no refunds will be issued, and the drivers will wait for no more than 5-minutes
  • Times may be changed according to traffic and weather conditions

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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