Discover Mysteries: Salem Witch Trials Self-Guided Tour


Navigate Salem's streets with a GPS-guided tour, unraveling the chilling tale of the Witch Trials—where fear led neighbors to tragically betray one another. Dive deep into history on your path!

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    2 hour


  • Highlights
    • Unearth the dark secrets of the Salem Witch Trials
    • Hear accounts of how neighbors turned against each other
    • Uncover other creepy happenings which have plagued Salem
    • Discover why the trials have captivated people for centuries
    • Visit the jail where accused witches were once held
  • Full description
    Start by downloading the Action Tour Guide app, which will function as your personal tour guide, audio tour, and map all in one.
    Salem Armory and trace the footsteps of a time when witch panic gripped this town. First, you’ll pause at the 1692 Memorial, paying respects to the victims whose names became synonymous with fear. Know the pivotal figures and their tragic fates.
    Walk to the Old Burying Point next. Amidst centuries-old graves, hear of Giles Corey's brave defiance, a man immortalized in "The Crucible". His story, like many others, is a testament to the trials' chilling legacy.
    You’ll then wander past eerie landmarks like the Joshua Ward House and the Old Town Hall. These aren’t just architectural marvels; they bear tales of secret tunnels underneath, remnants of a bygone era, with some still lurking in...  more
  • Includes
    • A link to download the Action Tour Guide app and a unique password for your tour(s).
      An audio guide, location-aware map, and storyteller — all in one mobile app tour.
      Our mission: To explore the world and its many stories. Join us!
      Excellent value: Buy only one tour per car. Don’t hassle with “per person” bus tickets.
      Ease of use: Stories auto-play based on your location so you don’t have to do anything once you’ve started.
      Offline map: Works without a cell signal or wifi once downloaded.
      Hidden gems: Visit often-missed spots and enrich your experience with little-known history.
      Flexibility: Explore at your own pace with no fixed schedule. Take a break, a hike, whatever, and pick up where you left off!
      No expiration date: Your tour is valid for life. Listen whenever, wherever, and however often you want.
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    • Transportation, parking fee, food/drinks.
      National Park/attraction passes, entry tickets, or reservations.