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Hocus Pocus Tours

176 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3701
+1 781-248-2031
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Did the tour last night, it was amazing. Susan was awesome, very knowledgable and super friendly... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Laura H
via mobile

Took part in the tour tonight. Was absolutely excellent. There is nothing Susan doesn't know about... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jennifer H
via mobile
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Capture the historic spirit of Salem's yesteryear on this award winning, daily, 90-minute walking tour. Hear stories of intriguing people, discover the truth about Salem's infamous Witch Trial Hysteria, experience the authentic story of Salem's most notorious murder, and find out what locations were used in the movie Hocus Pocus. More than fifteen stops dot the tour route, including Salem's old jail -- a one-time residence for the Boston Strangler, the site of the Old Witch Gaol (prison), the Witch Trial Memorial, the field where Giles Corey was pressed to death, and the cemetery where a Witch Trial magistrate is buried.
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176 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3701
+1 781-248-2031

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Did the tour last night, it was amazing. Susan was awesome, very knowledgable and super friendly. Would definitely recommend :)

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took part in the tour tonight. Was absolutely excellent. There is nothing Susan doesn't know about Salem. The stories she told were brilliant. She went out her way to makesure everyone had a good time. Would definitely recommend. Hope to come back to Salem soon!

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Susan was very knowledgable and approachable for any questions that we had! We had a great time and on the tour!! Definitely recommend :) Thanks, Kelly - all the way from Australia!

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say about Susan and Hocus Pocus Tours which has not already been said? Susan is a natural storyteller and her passion for the history of Salem shines through with every story she tells. We were engrossed as there was so much information...More

Thank LisiRee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the tour has a bit of everything. really, it is not about the movie hocus pocus, so if that is what you are after, this is not your tour. susan does tell about a few things and places from the movie but this tour is...More

Thank Sheri K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took this tour on our First visit to Salem. This is a must do when visiting Salem during Halloween. The tour guide was absolutely fascinating and made experience that much better. After the tour was over tour guide gave us the best places to eat...More

Thank dgouldd
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I went on this tour my first night in Salem and I am really glad I did. Normally, I don't go for the most popular tours because they tend to be very generic, but I found this one was great if this is your first...More

Thank Jaclyn G
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Looking for an amazing tour experience? Need wheelchair friendly path ways? If you answered yes to one or all of the questions above then searched no more. Susan and her husband were truly an amazing dynamic duo!!!! They are dedicated and passionate, enjoying their tour...More

Thank RosimarH
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

If there is one tour I need to recommend it is this one! They are the best tour guides and know their stuff. She tells the stories as if she lived in those times herself. Very informative and fun! It was worth every second of...More

Thank Priscilla N
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This tour was fantastic! We had already taken several tours between our days in Boston and Salem and I'm so glad we didn't miss this, this was definitely the clear winner. Susan and Rich are obviously very passionate about the history of Salem and it...More

Thank Ashley M
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30 July 2017|
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Response from HocusPocusTours | Property representative |
Please go to our Website, as all that information is available. Tours are approximatley 90-minutes.
7 May 2017|
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Response from HocusPocusTours | Property representative |
Hi and thanks for your question! You can buy your tickets in advance by going to our website or calling me at 781-248-2031. Take care, Susan Hocus Pocus Tours (781) 248-2031
23 April 2017|
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Response from Bostonmike23 | Property representative |
Hello srichter28, on our website press the buy tickets button for our current availability for the date of your visit. Advanced tickets are highly recommended as our tour size is limited. Hope to see you soon!