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The Daniels House

TOURS & EVENTS

Rekindled History Tours

The Daniels House offers several tour options that are available throughout the year. These tours are offered privately or as group events that are open to the public. Whether you are staying the night, are on a day trip, or are local to Salem, we welcome you to come join us

 

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

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Due to COVID-19, we are limiting the number of tickets sold on each event to eight. Masks must be worn inside the house.

Current Tours
Historical Kitchen

Inside The Daniels House

A rare look inside a 17th century mansion; one of the oldest in Salem and witness to the infamous Witch Trials.

When: 6 days a week, closed Tuesday. Click below to see available times.

 

Length: 45 minutes

Cost: $20, includes a historical drink to enhance the authenticity. 

Description:

Built by a shipwright and captain in 1667, the Stephen Daniels House offers a rare look inside a 17th century mansion built when Salem was on the frontier of New England. 

You'll get an intimate look at original details from the Witch Trials, American Revolution and beyond. These walls have seen it all. The Daniels House is not a museum nor a reproduction; it's an original home representing over 350 years of daily life.

Ticket proceeds go toward preservation of the House. 

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Christmas Daniels House bed and breakfas

Christmas Fireside Tales

The coziest, most authentic evening of New England and Christmas tales around a roaring fire with a drink in hand. It doesn't get any better than this!

When: Thursday-Sunday. Click below to see available times. 

 

Length: 1.5 hours

Cost: $30

Description:

Immerse yourself in a classic New England Christmas. Around a roaring fire original stories of the season are told in authentically decorated 350+ year old rooms. This event is BYOB, so bring your favorite drink to enjoy fireside for this cozy event. Small groups up to 8 people make for an intimate experience you won't want to miss.

Ticket proceeds go toward preservation of the House. 

Other tours we offer
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Ritual protection mark carved into old woodwork from the 1600s

Terror Next Door

 

Returns May 2023

Length: 1.5 hours

Cost: $30, includes a historical drink to enhance the authenticity.

Description:

The Daniels House is an incredibly well-preserved witness to the 1692 Witch Trials. On this combination house and neighborhood tour, we'll immerse ourselves into the lives of the Daniels family by spending time in the original room where they lived through the Trials before exploring the neighborhood sites that still survive from this dark period of human history.

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

Lore of the Land

 

Returns August 2023

Length: 45 minutes

Cost: $20, includes a historical drink to enhance the authenticity.

Description:

Strange tales and even stranger sightings from the earliest days of Salem and New England. Ancient diaries and adventurer's notes will be explored within the original rooms of the Daniels House; spaces that witnessed a world more terrifying than our own. 

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Local Lore by Candlelight 

 

Returns September 2023

Length: 1.5 hours

Cost: $30

Description:

Legends pulled from New England's long history told by candlelight inside the ancient room of one of Salem's oldest homes. These stories were all found in old diaries, explorer's journals and period writings.

 
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