Salem Historical Tours & Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tours

8 Central Street, Salem, MA 01970


Join us on a ghostly tour of America’s witchiest city….Salem, Massachusetts!

Established in 1997, we are the Witch City’s oldest established professional walking tour company, setting the bench mark for similar tours. Our knowledgeable and charismatic guides have enchanted guests with true tales of paranormal activity, centuries-old murder & astounding history. Come hear why we’re the most respected and recommended tour in Salem and experience the city’s hair-raising history firsthand!!

We have an array of historical tours. We do a General History Tour that discusses our seaport and revolutionary days, a cemetery tour and our 1692 Witchcraft Walk that focuses on the infamous witch trials, how they started and ended and stories of people involved.

We also have an array of historical tours.

  • General History Tour (seaport, revolutionary days & more)
  • 1692 Witchcraft Walk (focuses on the witch trials, how they started and ended and stories of people involved)
  • TV & Movie Tour (Hocus Pocus & other movies made in Salem)*
  • HP Lovecraft Tour (Salem locations that inspired the author)*
  • Black History Tour (famous black leaders of Salem)*
  • Salem Ancestry Tour (famous descendants of the witch trials)*
  • Salem Village Witch Hunt Tour (this takes place in Danvers, MA at the sites where the hysteria began)*

* Tour runs on select days throughout the year. Check our calendar. You can request the tour. Call us 978.745.0666

Here at Salem Historical Tours we want to work with you so that your time in our City is a unique and unforgettable experience. As such, we are happy to offer our services as private tour guides! We love sharing our haunted tales and historic stories with office parties, family reunions, bachelor/bachelorette parties, or any other small group.
In addition, we offer tour packages to school groups, day camps, or other educational programs. Salem is a nearly 400 year old city with a rich and varied history whose cultural footprint can be felt all across America even today. We would be delighted to work with you and your educational institution to help your visiting students learn the most that they can about our city's history: be that our shipping history, the facts about the witchcraft trials, or even a ghost story or two.
For discount group pricing, rate sheets, and availability;fill out the contact form below, email us at, or call us at 978.745.0666. Please include with your group name, approximate number of guests, and desired date and time.

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellation is free with 48 hours notice. A late cancellation fee of 20% applies with less than 48 hours notice.

Complimentary Policy

For school groups, we allow one chaperone/adult free with every 10 students. We also allow a tour escort free as well as the bus driver.

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