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Hocus Pocus Tours

176 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3701
+1 781-248-2031
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If you do one thing in Salem, make it this tour!

What can I say about Susan and Hocus Pocus Tours which has not already been said? Susan is a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
includes a bit of everything

the tour has a bit of everything. really, it is not about the movie hocus pocus, so if that is what... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sheri K
Venice, Florida
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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 6 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very historic tour about the Salem Witch Trials. Susan presents herself very well and has cute jokes she’s adds in to lighten up the mood of such a dark topic. She is also very easy to hear and understand. Her husband is just as knowledgeable...More

Thank LoFoSho12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose this tour because of the great reviews and wanted to learn some history about Salem. Both Susan and her side kick husband were great and very knowledgeable . You can tell they did their research. I liked Susan's voice and personality and she...More

Thank bellazucca
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide was wonderful. Lots of history with a little bit of ghost tales. I would do this one again if I came to town with someone new.

Thank sueylt
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29 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!