Museums & Attractions

With a history as rich as ours, it makes sense that we have a whole host of museums and attractions. What will you explore?

 
7 Seas Whale Watch
AREA’S TOP-RATED WHALE WATCH ON TRIPADVISOR! 7 Seas has set the standard in whale watching for 35 years. Our experienced captains, naturalists, and crew do...
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Bewitched Statue
Bewitched Statue
Now a landmark of the city of Salem, this statue pays tribute to the well-known TV sitcom ‘Bewitched’ and its filming of the seventh season...
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Count Orlok’s Nightmare Gallery
NEW LOCATION! Bigger and better, this highly rated attraction is a unique cinematic monster museum for horror genre fans! Creepy characters are honored here with...
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Cry Innocent
Cry Innocent
Critically-acclaimed live reenactment of the witchcraft examination of Bridget Bishop. Featured on The Travel Channel, NPR, TLC, and more. Multiyear TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. ♿ Groups...
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Discover Gloucester
Just 20 minutes north of Salem, this enchanting city, home to America’s oldest seaport, offers genuine charm, natural beauty, and warm hospitality… art, music, schooner...
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Friendship
Friendship of Salem
The National Park Service owns and operate this replica tall ship. Friendship commemorates Salem’s role as a center of global trade in post-Colonial America. Tours...
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Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre
Immerse yourself in the facts, myths & legends surrounding the witch trials. Witness ghosts & more with our live theatre experience! Five-star rating on TripAdvisor....
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Hamilton Hall
Historic Hamilton Hall is Salem’s best kept secret, nestled in the heart of the McIntire Historic District. Enjoy your special day in an elegant setting...
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Phillips House
Historic New England’s Phillips House
Visit Historic New England’s Phillips House on Historic Chestnut Street and learn about the Phillips family and their domestic staff in the early 1900’s. Antique...
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Howard Street Cemetery
Howard Street Cemetery
One of three cemeteries significant to the 1692 Witch Trials, the Howard Street Cemetery is said to be where Giles Corey was taken to be...
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New England Pirate Museum
New England Pirate Museum
Features a guided tour where you will visit a re-created dockside village and pirate ship and experience the adventures of New England’s sea robbers. Open...
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North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau
Explore 34 cities and towns! Historic sites, festivals, museums, land and water activities, shopping, and lots of lobster. 30 minutes from Boston by car, train,...
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Charter Street Cemetery
Old Burying Point/Charter Street Cemetery
Salem’s oldest cemetery, founded in 1637, and final resting place for several notable Salem residents. Located directly behind this cemetery is the Witch Trial Memorial....
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Old Town Hall
Old Town Hall
The earliest surviving municipal structure in Salem, Old Town Hall has always been used as a public hall and is still used as such today....
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Peabody Essex Museum
Peabody Essex Museum
The Peabody Essex Museum is one of the nation’s fastest-growing art museums. Features art and culture from New England and around the world, including a...
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Pioneer Village
Pioneer Village
Pioneer Village is the oldest living history museum in America and is designed to represent Salem in the year 1630. Open June – September, Saturdays...
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Punto Urban Art Museum
PUAM is an open air museum that features 50 large scale murals and 18 world renowned artists. It is located within 3 neighborhood blocks in...
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Salem Arts Association
Our galleries and shop present exhibitions of artistic creations by local artists from across Boston’s North Shore. We’re an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization. Open Saturdays and...
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Salem Athenaeum
Salem Athenaeum
Dedicated to enriching the lives of the North Shore community and its members by lending, preserving and adding to its collection of books and documents,...
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Salem Heritage Trail
Salem Heritage Trail
What’s that red line on the ground? It’s the Heritage Trail, and it connects all of Salem’s main sites. Navigate your way through Salem and...
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Salem Maritime National Historic Site
This National Park preserves one of America’s most influential ports, Historic buildings, wharves, and the vessel Friendship; describe the traders and sailors who brought the...
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Salem Visitor Center
Salem Regional Visitor Center
Located at 2 New Liberty Street, a central location to all the museums, restaurants, and attractions, and information available, the Visitor Center is the perfect...
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Salem Wax Museum
Salem Wax Museum of Witches & Seafarers
Salem’s original wax museum, family-owned and operated for over two decades! London-made wax figures depicting Salem’s history from the witch trials hysteria and bold seafarers....
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Salem Willows Arcade
Salem Willows Arcade
Oceanfront, boardwalk-style arcade offering nostalgic favorites, plus today’s most popular games. Located in beautiful Salem Willows Park. Fun for kids of all ages! Group packages...
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Salem Witch Hunt
Salem Witch Hunt Film & Tours
The Salem Witch Hunt Film exposes the true causes and events behind Salem’s witchcraft hysteria, featuring Witch Trials scholars and reenactors at actual 1692 locations...
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Salem Witch Museum
Salem Witch Museum
The Salem Witch Museum is Salem’s most visited museum. Open year-round with extended hours throughout the summer and October. We are the perfect start to...
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Salem Witch Village
Guided by a practicing witch, discover the myths and the facts surrounding witches and their craft! For the answers and truth behind the legends, make...
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House of the Seven Gables
The House of the Seven Gables
Embark on an unforgettable tour of The House of the Seven Gables. Admission also includes the Nathaniel Hawthorne birthplace, waterfront views, and a unique Museum...
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Chestnut Street
The McIntire Historic District
In 1981, the City of Salem named its largest historic district after Samuel McIntire. Encompassing Broad, Chestnut, Essex, Federal and connecting streets, the district showcases...
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The Salem Museum
Your visit to Salem should start here! Much more than witches — see Salem’s rich history come alive. Only $3 admission! Open daily from noon...
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Spirit of Salem
The Spirit of Salem
Explore beyond Salem’s witch history to discover the fascinating personality of this unique community, one of America’s most innovative and most interesting cities. Film screens...
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The Tarot Experience at The Witchery
An ongoing Tarot-themed event featuring live music, performance art, video, and more! Group and individual tarot readings, spell casting sessions, art, and gifts. Group bookings...
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Witch House
The Witch House
Salem’s only building with direct ties to the witch trials, the 17th century home of Judge Jonathon Corwin. Open daily mid-March through November. Call for...
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Winter Island Light
Winter Island Light, or the Fort Pickering Lighthouse was established in 1871 as part of the joint effort with the Derby Wharf Light Station and...
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Witch Dungeon
Witch Dungeon Museum
Award-winning live reenactment of a 1692 witch trial, followed by a guided tour of the dungeon. The most exciting experience in Salem. Open daily 10am-5pm...
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Witch History Museum
Witch History Museum
Experience all the historical stories surrounding Salem’s 1692 witch trials told through an interactive tour. Walk among 15 life-sized scenes depicting these tragic untold stories...
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Witch Pix
A premium witch-costume photo studio. Be the star of your own photo shoot and capture the allure of being a witch. Extensive handmade costumes, 3...
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Witch Trials Memorial
Witch Trials Memorial
Striking in its simplicity, the Memorial is surrounded on three sides by a handcrafted granite wall. Inscribed in the stone threshold entering the Memorial are...
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Within the Witching Hour- Live Spell Casting
A live spell casting presentation by a practicing witch that will take you through the steps of a ritual circle creating a sacred space, magical...
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Ye Olde Pepper Companie
Ye Olde Pepper Companie
Got a sweet tooth? Visit America’s oldest candy company with a little history in every bite! Soon-to-be-married? Learn more about weddings and functions here.
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