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The c1667 Daniels House offers several unique expertly guided tours that explore the depths of Salem’s history and mystique. Tours are open to all and private showings can be arranged for individuals or large groups. Whether you are staying the night, on a day trip, or are local to Salem, we welcome you to our home.

For safety and quality of experience, tour groups are kept small. Advanced bookings are highly encouraged.


Please inquire directly to the Daniels House if you would like to arrange a private tour or for a larger group.


Open 6 days a week
Closed Tuesday.

Current Tours
Historical Kitchen

Inside The Daniels House

An interactive house tour unlike any other through one of the oldest mansions in Salem. With a drink in hand, sitting in the old furniture and handling the household objects, you'll get an intimate and personal look at 350+ years of daily life. Bring your curiosity. 

When: Daily. Click below to see available times.


Length: about an hour.

Cost: $25 includes selection of historical drinks and more.

Some reviews:

"The House itself was so unique and interactive, unlike a lot of other historical sites that seem almost too perfect, like a manufactured replica. We learned so much and would love to visit again!" - Review March 2023


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Ritual protection mark carved into old woodwork from the 1600s

Terror Next Door

In this deep-dive explainer of the Witch Trials, explore in rare detail how a house and neighborhood reveal stories of terror and survival as they witnessed one of the darkest periods in American history. 


April - August 2023

Length: about 2 hours.

Cost: $36, includes selection of historical drinks and more.

More details:

This is a combination house and neighborhood tour. We'll start inside the c1667 Daniels House where you'll get a selection of historical drinks to take with you while we explore the Witch Trials sites in the incredibly preserved surrounding neighborhood.

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Daniels House nine foot kitchen fireplace with image of mythical english dragon superimposed over it

Lore of the Land

Strange tales and even stranger sightings from the earliest days of Salem and New England. All told within the original rooms of the Daniels House; spaces that witnessed a world more terrifying than our own.

When: Daily. Click below to see available times.

Length: about an hour.

Cost: $25, includes selection of historical drinks and more.

Some Reviews:

"My boyfriend and I did the Lore of the Land tour. It was one of the best tours we took in Salem. Vijay was very knowledgeable and you can tell that he loves what he does. Highly recommend." Dec 2022. 

"The Lore of the Land tour was fantastic. The house is so beautiful. They really did keep a historic house well preserved. The stories are well told, the tea they offer is great and you really get a sense of being in the time." - Dec 2022

Other tours we offer
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Local Lore by Candlelight 

New England’s dark & strange legends told authentically by candlelight in the ancient rooms of one of Salem’s oldest living homes.


Returns September 2023

Length: about 2 hours.

Cost: $36includes selection of historical drinks and more.

Some Reviews: 

"Local Lore By Candlelight was one of the most informative, interesting, and intimate historical hours tours we’ve ever experienced! Can’t recommend it highly enough; everybody should see this place in candlelight. Vijay was truly passionate about the history of this place, weaving lots of fascinating primary historical sources into his lore-telling. Can’t wait to come back!" - Oct 2022

"Did the Local Lore by Candlelight. Definitely an "off the beaten path" Salem experience. Good stories over hot mulled cider." - Oct 2022

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Christmas Fireside Tales

A dreamlike New England Christmas; old stories and memories told fireside in authentically decorated rooms.

Returns December 2023


Length: about 2 hours. 

Cost: $36 includes selection of historical drinks and more.

More details: 

This event is BYOB, so bring your favorite alcoholic drink to enjoy fireside for this cozy event. We'll provide a selection of historical non-alcoholic drinks for you to enjoy. 

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Winter Fireside Tales

Spend a cold winter's evening in a cozy New England home around a roaring fire listening to original stories of the season and daily winter life within these walls.

When: Saturdays through March 2023. Click below to see available times. 


Length: about 2 hours.

Cost: $36, includes selection of historical drinks and more.

More Details:
This event is BYOB, so bring your favorite drink to enjoy. We'll provide historical reproductions of 17th and 18th century drinkware. A selection of historical teas and coffee are available for free.

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