Q & A

Q: Where does my tour meet with Witch City Walking Tours ?
A: 32 Derby Square at the Old Town Hall on the side with 3 staircases. The Old Town hall is located right off the main Essex pedestrian walkway in downtown. Do not go to Derby Street.

Q: Can we book school groups or private tours? 
A: Yes, send an email to info@witchcitywalkingtours.com or call (781)608-6986.  VIP, Private & group tours are subject to staff availability.

Q: Will you cancel the tour for rain or inclimate weather?
A: We do run our tours RAIN or SHINE. Our guides will be out there with a smile. Please dress appropriately.

Q: Can I bring my well behaved dog on the tour?
A: Yes! We would love to have your cute pup on our tour. The only place they cannot go is inside the cemeteries per city ordinance.

Q: Are your tours handicap accessible?
A: Our tours are handicap accessible, however please be aware that many of the streets and sidewalks in our beautiful 400 year old city are cobblestone and brick. So please be cautious and aware. Please notify us in advance for any other reasonable accommodations. If you would like to Rent a wheelchair for your trip to Salem the closest rental place is in the next town over in Peabody, MA at North Shore Home Medical. 104 Newbury Street. Peabody, MA 01960. 978-535-3893. We are not affiliated with them in any way but wanted to provide an option for you in case you were interested and we also accept no liability in dealings with them or any accidents involving their rental.

NO NEED TO PRINT TICKETS—purchases are recorded by your name. You will receive an email confirmation when your booking is complete. You must have a confirmed reservation to attend.  You CAN cancel with 24 hours advance notice year round,  but please note ALL Sales in October are Final (NO REFUNDS will be given in October). Tours depart at scheduled time.

VIP TOURS, PRIVATE TOURS & SCHOOL GROUPS Available year-round, 7 days a week (advanced booking required). Please email info@witchcitywalkingtours.com for details. We do offer VIP tours for a completely magical day in Salem with options of custom Tarot Card Readings by the best in the business, Attraction and Museum Entrances, and customized experiences tailored for your VIP trip to the Witch City. Our local experience and extensive knowledge can create a bucket list dream trip for you and your guests.

LOCATION & DIRECTIONS Our tours meet and depart from the Old Town Hall located off the Essex Pedestrian Walkway at 32 Derby Square in Salem, Massachusetts. We meet on the side with the 3 staircases. Please arrive 15 MINUTES prior to your scheduled tour time for check-in. Our location is in close proximity to both parking and public transportation. We do start on time and do not wait for late comers.

Please note the part of Essex Street where we are located does not permit vehicle traffic or parking. Ample parking is located in a parking lot on Church Street as well as the Museum Place Mall Garage which is located on New Liberty Street. Both parking locations are a short walk to The Old Town Hall at 32 Derby Square. We meet on the side of the building with 3 staircases.

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) offers train and bus service to Salem. Salem is on the Newburyport/Rockport commuter rail line. It is a 10-minute walk from the Salem Train Station to our meeting location at 32 Derby Square (Old Town Hall). For tickets and schedules visit Newburyport/Rockport Line | Commuter Rail | MBTA

Depart from downtown Boston, cruise along the picturesque New England coastline, and disembark in historic Salem.  Boston to Salem Ferry Schedules & Fares | City Cruises (cityexperiences.com). It is a 10-15 minute walk from the Salem Ferry Station to our meeting location at 32 Derby Square (Old town Hall) on the side of the building with 3 staircases.