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Salem Trolley

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Address: 8 Central St, Salem, MA 01970-3703
Phone Number: +1 978-744-5469

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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Great tour to take before walking through Salem. Had a great tour leader who shared a lot of information.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
North Smithfield, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This tour was a wonderfull experience. Our guide was an ex teacher and she was tons of fun and informative. You can really get the lay of the land on this tour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Salem on a warm October day. There was quite a queue for the trolley. In fact, the young lady selling the tickets handed out sweets to the people in the queue because nobody had yelled at her about it. Our guide was Chris and he was very funny but also very knowledgeable. The tour includes going along the... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Based on good reviews about the Tales and Tombstones Tour, we were very excited about taking the tour. And I really wish we could do a great review as well, but not possible. Saturday we went to the Salem Trolley office and there was not availability for that day, but they told us there was availability for next day at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The guide offers a great historical summary in and around Salem. Also better than walking on a cool October evening!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When we asked about trolley frequency we were told that they were every 15 minutes. It was then 11:10am and we were told that there would be trolleys at 11:15 and 11:30, and that there would be "copious seats" on the second. So we paid and joined the queue. The first trolley had one person get off, the second there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I thought I wouldn't like this tour and would just use the trolley as hop on hop off transportation. I stayed for the whole tour and it was very informative about Salem's maritime, colonial and revolutionary history.

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North Smithfield, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great tour to take before walking through Salem. Had a great tour leader who shared a lot of information.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I LOVED the Salem Trolley! Our tour guide was funny and informative.... this was a very relaxing way to see many of the sights in Salem Mass.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a good tour. Our tour guide had lots of cool stories and gave tons of great info on Salem. We decided to do this tour as a first time for our 10 and 12 yr old girls and it was perfect!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I brought four of my friends to my favorite city, Salem. I always make a list of things they must do to really see and learn about this beautiful, historical town, and the trolley is number one on that list...The guides are so knowledgeable, interesting and give you a wonderful inside account of the history of this town. Well worth... More 

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