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Salem Trolley

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Address: 8 Central St, Salem, MA 01970-3703
Phone Number: +1 978-744-5469
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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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Nice overview to get your bearings

Tour was interesting, pointing out places of interest throughout the town. You can get on and off to stop and see the sights you are interested in. Bus seats were a bit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
DYK640
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Poplarville, Mississippi
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Poplarville, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Tour was interesting, pointing out places of interest throughout the town. You can get on and off to stop and see the sights you are interested in. Bus seats were a bit uncomfortable, but it was only an hour.

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Peabody, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very informative. Gave a lot of information. Unfortunately when we tried to get back on after going into the Pirates museum the next two trolleys were full. And this was on a Monday. But it was still a lot of fun

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best thing about this tour is the fact that one gets a great overview of the area. Our tour guide provided non stop commentary but not much of it was about the Salem witch trials. The trolley car was uncomfortable and hot. Our window was broken and did not open. Also, the view from the trolley car was not... More 

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Mansfield, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a tour throughout Salem. Very relaxing and easy to see lots of sights without a lot of walking. Sit in the back, it is much cooler. You can hop on and hop off throughout the day. Last tour is at 4 pm. This is a great tour without jumping on and off; which is what I do. The... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Salem on a rainy day, so we hopped on the trolley first. The cost is $18 pp. It was a nice tour. They take you all around Salem and the woman we had as a tour guide did a good job. They don't just talk about the witch trials, but give you a history of the town.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best way to see all of Salem. It's not a hop-on-off but rather two concentric routes that slightly overlap. A 40 minute tour takes in the harbour, the 20 minutes the rest of downtown. Well worth the time.

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Thank ThePackedBag
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The driver and the narrator were very knowledgeable of the history in the town. We went on two different trolleys and it was a great tour

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Westbury, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have one day to see Salem, I recommend the trolley tour to get from spot to spot. While you can do the walking tour to get a sense of some of its history, the trolley allows you to see this as a town that's more than just witches.

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Livermore, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We expected the trolley tour to focus only on the witch trials and history related to that. However, we got much, much more. The amount of history in Salem is incredible and the trolley tour showcased that in a wonderfully interesting tour. After completing the tour, we wished we had planned an extra day in Salem to do more exploring.... More 

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Maroa, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to Salem Mass. of course to see where people where burned at the stake but what we found was so much more. Took the narrated trolley to get around easily. Great history lesson of the history of Salem and the people there

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