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Salem Heritage Tours

Salem Common, at the fence opposite the Roger Conant Statue., Salem, MA 01970
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Great Tour with Tons of Insight

Seth was a great tour guide and told us about the different historic buildings that have been... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Scott W
Enjoyable Tour at a Great Value!

Thanks to our tour guide Seth for braving the cold and taking us on a tour while we were in town... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
Melanie C
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Our operation hours are as follows: Salem Heritage Tours is closed on Wednesdays. Monday-Tuesday at 6:00pm (except October 9th & 24th) Thursday at 1:00pm, 3:00pm & 6:00pm (1:00pm ONLY on October 5th) Friday at 1:00pm & 3:00pm Saturday-Sunday at 9:30am Monday, October 30th at 9:30am & 6:00pm ​Tuesday, October 31st (Halloween) at 9:30am November 1st-November 30th Sunday-Tuesday & Thursday-Friday at 1:00pm (except November 6th & November 17th) Saturday at 9:30am (except November 18th) December 1st-31st Sunday-Tuesday & Thursday-Friday at 1:00pm (except December 8th) Saturday at 9:30am (except December 9th, 23rd & 30th) In addition, we will be offering special holiday tours on: Thursday, November 23rd (Thanksgiving Day) at 2:30pm Friday, November 24th-Sunday, November 26th at 11:00am Saturday, December 23rd & Sunday, December 24th at 11:00am Monday, December 25th (Christmas Day)-Tuesday, December 26th at 2:30pm Wednesday, December 27th-Sunday, December 31st (New Years Eve) at 11:00am
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Salem Common, at the fence opposite the Roger Conant Statue., Salem, MA 01970
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Seth was a great tour guide and told us about the different historic buildings that have been updated to modern times. Without him, we would not have known what to look at! The tour flew by because it was so enjoyable. Seth kept us engaged...More

Thank Scott W
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Seth M, Owner at Salem Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Hi Scott: Thank you so very much for this kind review. I'm flattered that you two enjoyed the tour as much as you did. Hope to see you both again in the near future.

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Thanks to our tour guide Seth for braving the cold and taking us on a tour while we were in town! We are so grateful! We had such a good time. We very much enjoyed the detailed stories. It's a perfect walking tour for those...More

Thank Melanie C
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Seth M, Owner at Salem Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Thank you for your kind review Melanie. I'm happy you both enjoyed the tour, even on such a cold and blustery day. Hope to have you both back again soon.

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Seth gave a most amazing tour. Not only was he flexible for our group of seven, but he was so incredibly knowledgeable. He was funny and informative. Seth involved us all into history- he was approachable and interactive. He was educational but relevant for our...More

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Seth M, Owner at Salem Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for your review. Hope to see you and your family again at some point.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Good presentation loud voice so even us “harder to hear “ oldsters could hear very well. Recommended knowledgeable

Thank Wendy M
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Seth M, Owner at Salem Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Hi Wendy: Thanks for your review. I'm glad you and your friends enjoyed the tour! Do come back again at some point. :)

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I very much enjoyed Seth’s Salem Heritage Tour. I didn’t know much about Salem history...others than some witch trials took place there 325 years ago. Seth, however, added a lot to my knowledge of Salem is his interesting and fun tour. Many...More

Thank Tom D
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Seth M, Owner at Salem Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Tom: Thank you for your review. Yes, Salem is a lot more than the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. One aspect of my job that I very much enjoy is telling tourists, like yourself, about the history of what used to be on the sites....More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

This was a great tour! A lot of it focuses on the witch’s trials because that is the prevalent story in Salem, but it’s very informative and Seth does a great job! It’s fun because he takes you to the places and tells you what...More

Thank Kara Z
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Seth M, Owner at Salem Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Kara: Thank you so much for your kind review. Yes, the landscape of the city has changed quite a bit over the years. However, one aspect of my job that I very much enjoy is telling tourists, like yourself, about the history of what used...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Had a great time. Seth was very knowledgeable and took time to answer my 9 yo daughter's questions. Tour was about an hour and not strenuous. Some uneven sidewalks (Salem in general). Would recommend!

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Seth M, Owner at Salem Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review. I'm glad you both enjoyed the tour as much as you did. Hope to see you back again someday. Sincerely, Seth

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I went on the Salem Heritage Tour as part of a Groupon deal with my girlfriend and her parents. Seth was very informative and was very charismatic. Walking Salem is pretty easy on the feet and aside from October peak season, not terribly crowded. 10/10...More

Thank Ted P
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Seth M, Owner at Salem Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Hi Ted: I'm so happy that you, your girlfriend and her family enjoyed the tour so much! Thank you for your kind review. Hope to see you all again at some point.

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I, along with 4 other people, had a great time with Seth on a walking tour of the quaint little town of Salem, MA!! We got a lot of history of the area, in particular the Salem-witch trials and the events surrounding...More

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Seth M, Owner at Salem Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Hi Eva: Thank you for your kind review. I'm so glad that you and your husband enjoyed the tour so much, as well as the restaurant. Yes, Salem has a lot to offer! Best!

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent tour and very informative! We had a lot of fun. I definitely recommend this tour when visiting Salem.

Thank Amanda P
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Seth M, Owner at Salem Heritage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Hi Amanda: Thank you for your kind review. I'm glad that you and your friend enjoyed your tour. Hope to see you both again soon.

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794aurorac
7 October 2017|
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$14 (Adults) and $8 Children (6-17).
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Kasaro123
24 March 2017|
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Response from Seth M | Property representative |
Good evening. The tour is an hr.-75 mins. long, depending on the group size and the amount of questions. I'd say the total walking length is about 1/2 mile. Honestly, so your husband can rest and not hurt his knee, I'd... More
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