Boat Tour - Bakers Island Light
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.
Regular Tours offered at 10:30am on Fridays, and 10:30am & 2:00pm on Saturdays & Sundays
Special Tour Tickets
- June 27th: Birding on Salem Sound with Chris Leahy
- July 11th: Shipwrecks of Salem Sound with Ray Bates Jr. (SOLD OUT)
- July 25th: Wild Edibles on Bakers Island with Russ Cohen
- August 21st: En Plein Art Painter's Workshop at Bakers Island
- August 22nd: History of the Coast Guard with John Galluzzo
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 1:45pm & 3:45pm on Fridays, and 11:45am & 1:45pm on Saturdays & Sundays.
Seniors (62+): $8.00
Children (6-16): $6.00
Under 6 FREE
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 - Eerie Stories on Salem Sound
Join us aboard the vessel "Naumkeag" for 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 have ended for this season, but please check back in the FALL of 2019 for a new schedule and ticketing information.