Boat Tour - Tours to Bakers Island Lighthouse

Join us aboard our landing craft "Naumkeag" and adventure to a place like nowhere else! This 2.5 hour boat tour is a unique offering which allows guests to visit Bakers Island Light Station and explore the 10 acres owned by Essex Heritage with panoramic view of the coast from Boston to Gloucester. Learn more about the tour.  Click the links below to purcahse tickets for regular tours or special events. 

  • Tours offered Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • Tours will also run on Monday, September 3rd (Labor Day)
  • Departures are at 10:30 AM on Friday, 10:30 AM & 2:00 PM on Saturday/Sunday

Adults: $35.00

Children (4-12): $25.00


July Boat Tickets

August Boat Tickets

September Boat Tickets


July Special Events

July 12th 11:00am: Birding on Salem Sound SOLD OUT 

July 19th 11:30am: Wild Edibles SOLD OUT 

July 21st 10:30am & 2:00pm OR July 22nd 10:30am & 2:00pm: Victorian Summer on Bakers Island 

July 26th 11:30am: Lighthouse Lovers 


August Special Events

August 2nd: 11:00am: History of the Coast Guard

August 23rd 11:30am: Lighthouse Lovers

August 16th 5:30pm: Shipwrecks of Salem Sound


Walking Tour - Myths & Misconceptions

This tour seeks to uncover the myths, and debunk any misconceptions you might have about the Salem Witch Trials. This walking tour lasts approximately 1 hour, and includes stops at the Old Burying Point Cemetery, Witch Trials Memorial, and the site of the original 17th century jail. Learn more about the tour. Click the links below to purchase tickets.

  • Tours offered Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • Tour Times are at 1:45 PM & 3:45pm on Fridays, 11:45 AM & 1:45 PM on Saturday/Sunday

Adults: $9.00

Seniors (62+): $8.00

Children (6-16): $6.00

Under 6 FREE

July Myths & Misconceptions Walking Tours

August Myths & Misconceptions Walking Tours

If you also see our film Salem Witch Hunt: Examine The Evidence, you get $1 off on the walking tour!

(For Group or Private tours please call 978.224.2036 for more information)


Boat Tour-Harbor Lights & Sights Tours

Come aboard our landing craft "Naumkeag" and discover the wonders of coastal Essex County, from lighthouses to military fortifications, historic houses to grand estates, the sights of Salem Sound tell a fascinating story of communities shaped by the sea. This tour lasts approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. Click the links below to purchase tickets.

  • Tours offered Friday afternoons at 2:00pm

Adults: $22.00

Children (4-16): $15.00

June, July & August Harbor Lights & Sights Tours





Boat Tour - Eerie Stories on Salem Sound 

Join us aboard the vessel "Naumkeag" for a night of storytelling on the Salem Sound, where your crew will entertain you with local folklore and tales of Salem's dark past. Departing from the bustling waterfront and historic maritime district, this 1 hour evening boat tour is a unique offering which allows guests to experience Salem in October like never before. Escape the crowds and take to the sea, where haunting tales and harbor views await!

Tours for this season have ended, but please check back in September 2018 for a new schedule and ticketing information.