HP Lovecraft was a writer who delved into the genres of science fiction, fantasy and horror. He specialized in the weird that captured the imagination of many of his fans.
He loved Providence, RI but one of his other favorite cities was Salem, MA which many believe to be the famed Arkham in his books. He came to Salem several times and used the homes, buildings and the 1692 witchcraft trials as inspiration for some of his tales of the fantastic.
Join Salem Historical Tours for their special Lovecraft History Tour. You’ll learn about the man and how Salem influenced many of his writings and how he references Salem in his books.
You’ll visit several locations throughout the city including the Crowninshield-Bentley House, Witch House, Old Train Station location, and more.
90-minute tour. Departs at 7:00pm on select dates.
Reservations strongly suggested.
$25 for adults
$18 children 6-12 (under 6 free)
$22 for Seniors (60+), Students, Military, Veterans, Police, Firefighters, Teachers, EMTs, Nurses.
Our walking tours give you a wonderful perspective of our quaint city. We bring you throughout the downtown area as well as the McIntire District and the Seaport area.
We do not go inside any buildings. Dogs are allowed on our tours, with the exception of the cemetery.
Access to tour locations is subject to city regulations.
HP Lovecraft & the Salem Connection History Tour