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Salem Black Cat Tours

185 Essex St, Between Charter and Essex Street next to the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA 01970-3726
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Love Black Cat Tour

This is the second time we have done this tour with Daniel. It was very fun and informative. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nicole S
via mobile
Nice Blend of Ghostly & Historical

I’ve done a few tours of Salem; from purely historical to ghost and supernatural focused, and this... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2017
DeFeo0518
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We offer unique adventures that explore the true history of Salem and its legacy of terrifying hauntings. Our guides do more than just share the facts with you, they are master storytellers, immersing you in the fascinating tales of the Witch City, where great stories begin! Historic and Supernatural tours offered daily!
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  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ghost tour” (21 reviews)
“night tour” (14 reviews)
“great tour” (23 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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185 Essex St, Between Charter and Essex Street next to the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA 01970-3726
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time we have done this tour with Daniel. It was very fun and informative. We learned different things this time compared to the first time. He does a fantastic job sharing history as well as personal ghost stories. I would highly...More

Thank Nicole S
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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

I’ve done a few tours of Salem; from purely historical to ghost and supernatural focused, and this one was a good blend of both. Not sure if the day tour is more historical, but my husband and I did the night Ghost Tour with Daniel,...More

1  Thank DeFeo0518
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Reviewed November 4, 2017

I booked a ghost tour with Black Cat Tours the Saturday before Halloween, so basically the busiest day of the year for Salem. Although the streets were ridiculously crowded, we still had a great time! I found our tour guide very confident and well versed...More

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Reviewed October 31, 2017

Best tour we did out of the ones we did in Salem! Daniel was awesome! Great storyteller a lot of detail and history on his tour. It didn't feel long and drawn out like the others. I recommend that you do this tour on your...More

2  Thank Shaunna S
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Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

Perfect amount of detail behind the real Salem, well spoken, and gave us the real facts behind stories.

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Reviewed October 29, 2017

Purely from a historical perspective it was a great tour, 2 hours exploring the town and learning the background to the stories (some maybe truer than others, but hey) in each area. Daniel was an engaging guide who was skilled at setting the scene and...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited a week ago and took the nightly tour with Daniel. We LOVED it! Daniel was informative, entertaining, and a good story teller. We loved it so much that we are bringing our kids for a tour as well. They are...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Daniel was an excellent guide, a wealth of knowledge and information. Highly recommend Black Cat Tours.

Thank Robert K
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Reviewed October 27, 2017

My boyfriend and I are a bit of ghost tour addicts, and this was our 6th tour in the past year. Overall, it was a pretty good tour that combined Salem's history with spooky stories. The initial meeting spot was a bit hard to find,...More

Thank Christine U
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Reviewed October 24, 2017

My friend and I decided to join a Ghostly Night tour in Salem last week and had a blast. Our guide, Daniel, was super knowledgeable and you could tell really enjoyed talking about the history and lore around popular Salem sites. And he has a...More

Thank Caitlin F
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Sara N
October 2, 2016|
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Response from Jennifer E | Reviewed this property |
I took my son who just turned 8 at the time and he loved it. Learned so much and still talks about it. So much so we are going again at the end of this month :)
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Michelle W
October 2, 2015|
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Response from Lara F | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting us! The MBTA currently runs trains out of Salem to Boston until 10:39 on the weekends. This should give you plenty of time to make it to the station after your tour.
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