Frequently Asked Questions
Daily Tours –
How does the tour work? It is a one hour narrated historical tour of Salem
Hours of Operation? Our tours run daily April 1st - November 1st (Closed Easter Sunday), November weekends (Saturday & Sundays) and the Friday after Thanksgiving. 10:00 am – 5:00 pm with the last full tour departing from the National Park Service Visitor Center at 4:00 pm.
What is the cost for the tour? Adults $22.00, Seniors (60+) $21.00, Children (6-14) $12.00 and Children 5 and under are free.
Is there group discounts? Yes, groups of 20 or more will receive a $1.00 off all Adult and Senior tickets.
Do you do private tours? Yes, we do private tours, please contact our office for prices and availability.
Where does the tour begin? The Salem Trolley tour starts at the National Park Service Visitor Center, 2 New Liberty Street, Salem - the corner of New Liberty Street and Essex Street near the bell.
Where is there parking? There is parking across from the National Park Service Visitor Center at 1 New Liberty Street, Salem.
What is the season? Our season is from April 1st – November 1st daily, November weekends (Saturday & Sundays) and the Friday after Thanksgiving.
What is our winter schedule? We run weekends (Saturdays & Sundays and the Friday after Thanksgiving) in November weather permitting – call our office for our schedule. We do not offer Day Tours from December - March but do offer Private Tours and Charters.
Does your price include admissions to museums? No, our tour prices does not include prices to museums.
Are your Trolleys wheelchair accessible? Yes, we do have 3 Trolleys that are wheelchair accessible. If you contact our office prior to your visit we can make sure one is on the road for you. Or if you arrive that day and we do not have one on the road we can easily make sure we swap it out for you as soon as possible.
Weddings and other charters -
Are the Trolleys heated? Yes our Trolleys are heated – they have three heaters throughout the Trolleys.
Are the Trolleys air conditioned? No, I am sorry our Trolleys are not air conditioned. We have open air Trolleys – the front half of the Trolleys have glass windows that open and close and the rear section of the Trolleys have see thru plastic curtains that open in the nice weather and close and zipper shut in inclement weather.
What is the cost for a charter? Each charter is different please contact our office by email or phone for prices on your special day.