Salem: Witch Trials Self-Guided Walking Tour and Quiz


Explore Salem on a self-guided walking tour and test your trivia knowledge. Discover the tragic story of the famous Salem witch trials while strolling down historic streets.

About this activity

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  • Highlights
    • Immerse yourself in the dark and troubling history of the Salem Witch Trials
    • Explore Salem's historic streets and pass by the haunted, spooky old jailhouse
    • Journey back to the 1600s and meet those responsible for the Salem witch panic
    • Discover why the infamous Witch Trials have captivated people for centuries
    • Stroll past the Joshua Ward House, Old Burying Point, and the Old Town Hall
  • Full description
    Learn about the sobering history of Salem at your own pace on a self-guided walking tour. Hear the history of the Salem Witch Trials, visit the Old Burying Point, and find Salem's haunted buildings.
    Before beginning your tour, download the Action Tour Guide app on your phone to allow easy offline access. Head to the Salem Armory to get started. From there, walk to the 1692 Memorial, which honors the victims of the witch panic.

    Next, head to the Old Burying Point, the final resting place not only for many of the trials’ victims but also for their persecutors. Walk among the graves and hear the tragic, heroic tale of Giles Corey and others who paid the ultimate price when they refused to go along with the...  more
  • Includes
    • Self Guided Walking Tour
      Live GPS map on your phone
      Digital Tour that stays with you forever
      Interactive Quiz
      Optional Hint to help solve puzzles
      20+ Challenges to solve
      Tour through the Action Tour Guide app
      Unique password (sent by email) for access
      Offline functionality
      Audio narration
      Written text explanations
  • Exclude
    • Transportation, parking fee, food/drinks.
      National Park/attraction passes, entry tickets, or reservations.