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Address: 8 Central Street, Salem, MA 01970
Phone Number: +1 978-744-5469
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Description: Since 1982, Salem Trolley has offered sightseeing tours and exceptional...
Since 1982, Salem Trolley has offered sightseeing tours and exceptional transportation North of Boston. Once on board, visitors discover the Witch City's unique, colorful past. Our hop-on, hop-off service includes a one-hour narrated tour and all-day shuttle service through beautiful and historic Salem from the witchcraft trials of 1692, to literary and maritime history. Our eight-mile ride around the city takes you past the Charter Street Burial Ground, The House of the Seven Gables, Witch Dungeon Museum, Witch History Museum, New England Pirate Museum, Salem Witch Museum, along the historic waterfront and along historic streets such as Chestnut Street. Your professional driver and talented local tour guide will entertain you with factual history and interesting tidbits about the city. Feel free to get off and on at any of our 14 stops throughout the day and view Salem at your leisure, using our trolley as a convenient shuttle service. Private charters are available year round.
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Salem Trolley Tours

A great way to give your feet a break from all the wonderful walking in Salem during Haunted Halloween. Great way to see the city and hear the local legends.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

It was a cold and rainy day, so going on the trolley was a great choice to see a bit of Salem and learn a lot too. Our tour guide and driver were great...knew a lot about all the places we visited.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A great way to give your feet a break from all the wonderful walking in Salem during Haunted Halloween. Great way to see the city and hear the local legends.

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Lynnfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Awesome tour! The characters did a great job. We will make it a yearly tradition. Mark Scalia was great as Ebenezer Scrooge.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I visited Salem with friends the week before Halloween and it was very busy. There was a long queue for the trolley however we didn't have to wait too long, 5 minutes max. The lady who was our tour guide was really good, mixing historical stories with the more amusing ones. The tour itself includes the centre of town, the... More 

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England
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29 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We have enjoyed this tour in the past and the quality of the tour itself is very good. It really is a good way to see the sights in this interesting and historic city. We took the tour on a sunny day and wrapped up well against the nip in the air but inside the trolley we were fine. The... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We arrived on Halloween at about 11am and although the Town was crowded we had a very enjoyable hour touring Salem and the harbour area. The guide was excellent and we learnt many interesting facts about this once famous port.

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Nanticoke, Pennsylvania
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We wanted to do this tour on Halloween but the streets were shut down earlier than expected and missed out. Even though we walked all over Salem the day before we went back on Saturday in the pouring rain and the tours were still running. Had Joyce as our guide and Ron was our driver. They were both great! Had... More 

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Charleston, SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a fun, comprehensive way to get the lay of the land. The trolley takes you to places you might not get to given their distance and the limited time a one day or weekend visitor might have. The guides are fun, too. They have an interesting and humorous repertoire!

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Indianapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I would recommend taking the 1 hour trolley tour of Salem and then walking around after to see more of anything that interested you. Our trolley guide was very good in giving the history of Salem. We chose to see the Dungeons Witch Museum which had a live re-enactment of the witch trials. You go into the dungeon to see... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is a must do on your trip to Salem. You get all the history and fun facts while getting taxied around Salem. There is a lot to see and while it's easy to walk around Salem this tour brings you that little bit further out and you find out a lot of information while on this tour! Our tour... More 

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