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Better Than Fiction, Salem Walking Tours

#12 of 72 Tours in Salem
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Salem, MA, USA
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About Better Than Fiction, Salem Walking Tours
Better Than Fiction, Salem Walking Tours provides historically accurate, entertaining, and culturally relevant walking tours. We know that history is more than names, dates, and facts. BTF Tours weaves together the past and the present to provide a real story a comprehensive understanding of historical events. We invite you to be part of our story and learn why true history is Better Than Fiction.
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Erica P wrote a review Oct 4
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We really enjoyed the Which Trial history tour with Jeffrey. It felt authentic. Also seemed very accurate based on reading we did before and after. We later did a spooky nighttime ghost tour with A DIFFERENT tour company (that I later found out was a chain). Long story short, I wish we booked Jeffrey’s Stories of Salem: Dark History and Murder Night Tour instead! Thanks Jeffrey, we’re checking out the podcast.
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Date of experience: October 2022
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Dzigs18 wrote a review Oct 3
London, United Kingdom1 contribution
This was a great tour, very interesting with tons of good facts about history, myth, murder, and the Witch Trials. Our tour guide was Jeff Lilly, who was absolutely phenomenal. He was super well-read and well-spoken and made all the history interesting and relatable. He pointed out both historic landmarks and ones used in movies like Hocus Pocus too. Highly recommend this one!
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Jenna G wrote a review Oct 2
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Lots of great historical context. You could really feel Jeff’s passion for the city and for ensuring we learn from the past. We feel like we got a great opportunity touring with this relatively new company. Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: October 2022
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Vicky M wrote a review Sep 2022
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Jeff was great, you can tell he has a passion for the history of Salem, and I had some knowledge of the witch trials going in, but Jeff gave more of a historical account and gave great information on other happenings at the time that impacted what was happening in Salem. It was also so awesome to go to places and hear what they were at the time of the trials. Very cool!
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Erin S wrote a review Sep 2022
North Attleboro, Massachusetts2 contributions1 helpful vote
Another great experience! I did this walking tour September of 2021 and again in 2022. So good! I was happy to share the experience with different friends and family, who thoroughly enjoyed the tour. I truly appreciate the historical details as well as the help in empathizing with those of the witch trial era. Highly recommend.
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Date of experience: September 2022
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