Tour Details

Location, Tickets & Parking

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Our Salem Ghost Tour takes you through 8-12 different sites around the city, each one spookier than the last. Meet your experienced tour guide outside of 221 Essex Street 15 minutes before your tour departure time to ensure a prompt start! The tour takes about 60 minutes, so you can rest assured that there will be plenty of time to grab a pint of witches’ brew at one of Salem’s many great local restaurants. Select the extended tour at checkout to add another 30 minutes of haunts to the end if you desire!

The Salem Ghost Tour walking route is a great way to catch all of the main haunted attractions in Salem while also getting a well-rounded view of the city and its history. Our ghost tour makes for a great introduction to Salem for first-timers, or a memorable night out for locals!

Salem Ghost Tours is a family friendly attraction and is suitable for everyone, so bring your kids, your friends, or a date! We’ll make sure you have an informative, exciting, and memorable night for only $19 per ticket. Be sure to reserve your spot early as tours do fill up! Buy tickets directly from our website or contact us at (978) 522-6187.

Location:

All Ghost Tours meet outside at 221 Essex Street, Salem, Massachusetts. Tours are held rain or shine. Please note that we do not go inside the building, and we do not meet inside, but you’re more than welcome to give our friends at Freaky Elegant gift shop a hello and purchase a Salem souvenir before your tour.

Distance:

1 mile

Duration:

The tour is around 1 hour long and is 1 mile long. If you choose the extension, you will get 30 more minutes after the first hour ends!

When:

Tours are held daily, rain or shine.
April 1 – Oct 31: 8pm
Nov 1 – March 31: 7pm

Check the time you ordered on your reservation email, as times are subject to change.

Admission:

Tickets for our Salem Ghost Tour must be purchased in advance and can be found online at our website. We will have your name on a roster, so no need for print-outs! Bring your ID and show up ready to start the tour!

Adults tickets are $19; children under 12 $9; and children under 6 free. The Extended Tour costs an additional $6 per person.

You must attend the tour for the date and time of your purchase. Ghost tours are held rain or shine. Rescheduling may be done upon prior approval, and is subject to a rescheduling fee.

Parking:

Parking is available at nearby parking garages and lots. Please check your tour time and meeting location in advance so that you may arrive on time. We recommend arriving early to find parking and to ensure that you are not late.

Purchase a Group Tour

We also cover tour options for large groups. See our Group Tours page to learn more about group options and how to reserve a spot for your needs.

Meet Up Location

FAQ

Please see your booking details for meeting location. There are neighboring parking garages and street parking that are available in the area.
Group size varies based on time of year and demand. We can keep everyone in your party in the same group. We've been doing this for years, and manage group size to ensure guests have a great experience. In the event you can't hear your tour guide, let them know, or move closer to them.
Pets are welcome as long as they do not disrupt ot distract from the tour
The arrival time will be listed on your confirmation email and in the available tour times when you click the book button
Please do not call us, the best way to reach us is by email using the contact form on this website
Book a tour and check the +1 box for each person in your group where it says “Extended Tour” at checkout to add an extended Ghost tour.
An extended tour takes you to a few additional locations when the regular tour ends. This adds about four new places and 30 minutes to your tour- highly recommended
Please contact us directly for pricing and availability. We do not do private tours under 30 persons. If you have a group under 30, please order directly from the website's book now option.
Tours are held rain or shine. We will contact you if the tour is cancelled.
Please only attend the tour for the day and time you are booked, as another day or time may not be available. If you need to reschedule, please contact us by email first. There is a $10 per order (not person) rebooking fee for each schedule change.
As it is unfair to other guests, we do not wait for late or nbo show parties. Please remember to arrive to the correct location on time! We do not grant refunds to guests who fail to arrive to the appointed place on time and miss their tour.
Please email us with the contact form
Ghost plush are small soft ghost souveneirs you can take home and keep as a friendly friend, or to give to someone as a gift!
Order a tour and check the +1 box for each item during the checkout process
No, but some of the locations you can visit during the day for free. We simply wouldn't have the time to focus on as many stories as we do if we were to enter each one, and we wish to focus on the stories, and leave the exporing up to you!
15 minutes before the start of your tour
No, this is a walking tour.
Yes, but there may be some grassy and cobblestone areas
Yes, you are welcome to take photos of the locations we visit!
No, videos are not allowed
No, there is no smoking allowed on the tour
We do not allow intoxicated guests or drinking on the tour- we will promptly ask those in violation to leave

Cancellation and Refund Policy