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?

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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...
 
Charter Street Cemetery
Charter Street Cemetery/Old Burying Point
Salem’s oldest cemetery, founded in 1637, and final resting place for several notable Salem residents. Located directly behind this cemetery is the Witch Trials Memorial....
 
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...
 
Crow Haven Corner
World famous Love Clairvoyant Lorelei invites you to peer into your future with one of the talented psychics at Crow Haven Corner. These psychics specialize...
 
Cry Innocent
Critically-acclaimed live reenactment of the witchcraft examination of Bridget Bishop where YOU are the jury. Featured on The Travel Channel, NPR, TLC, and more. Multiyear...
 
Derby Square
The steps between Old Town Hall and Front Street are home to the Salem Farmers’ Market, Salem Jazz & Soul Summer Series, and much, much...
 
Frankenstein's Castle
Frankenstein’s Castle
Step into Salem Wax Museum’s darkest dungeon and witness the horrors of Dr. Frankenstein. Open daily late June-August. Extended hours in October. Tickets available at...
 
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...
 
Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre
Gallows Hill is a riveting 4D immersive theatrical experience, providing a well rounded view of The Salem Witchcraft trials, witches of mythology and legend, and...
 
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...
 
HEX: Old World Witchery
Visit a witchcraft shop for those who still believe in magic! Get everything you need to cast a spell including candles, incense, potions, jewelry, herbs,...
 
Phillips House
Historic New England’s Phillips House
The Phillips House is currently closed. Find additional Historic New England properties at historicnewengland.org. Visit Historic New England’s Phillips House on Historic Chestnut Street and...
 
House of the Seven Gables
House of the Seven Gables (GARDENS OPEN, INTERIORS CLOSED)
The 2020 Gardens and Grounds experience will be our offering for the foreseeable future: – a brand new audio tour of the gardens and grounds...
 
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...
 
New England Pirate Museum
New England Pirate Museum (CURRENTLY CLOSED)
Currently closed. Visit piratemuseum.com for updates. “An Historical Adventure.” The unique and little know history of New England sea robbers comes alive at the Pirate...
 
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....
 
OMEN: Psychic Parlor & Witchcraft Emporium
Omen’s gifted psychic mediums give you real answers on life and love in a magical, insightful experience you’ll talk about for years to come! And...
 
Peabody Essex Museum
Peabody Essex Museum
Founded in 1799, the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM)  is the oldest continuously operating museum in the country. It’s also one of the largest and fastest-growing....
 
Pioneer Village
Pioneer Village is the oldest living history museum in America and is designed to represent Salem in the year 1630. Open 12-4 Saturdays and Sunday....
 
Punto Urban Art Museum
PUAM, located in the Point Neighborhood, is an open-air museum that features 85 large-scale murals and 40 world-renowned artists. It is a five-minute walk from...
 
Salem Armory Regional Visitor Center (GIFT SHOP OPEN)
Located at 2 New Liberty Street across from the Peabody Essex Museum and the Museum Place Garage, a central location to all the museums, restaurants,...
 
Salem Arts Association
Salem Arts Association is a volunteer-operated community art gallery located in Salem’s Historic Derby Street Neighborhood, situated between the Salem Maritime National Historic Site and The House of the Seven...
 
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,...
 
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...
 
Salem Maritime National Historic Site
Please note programming and interior access to buildings is currently unavailable. The grounds of Derby Wharf are accessible provided that visitors follow social distancing and...
 
Salem Séance
Step into the Spirit Parlor of OMEN and experience an authentic Salem Séance. Our gifted psychics can connect with loved ones on the other side...
 
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....
 
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...
 
Salem Witch Leanne Marrama
Salem Witch and Italian Strega Leanne Marrama will peer into the future to guide you to your destiny. Leanne is a powerful clairvoyant, Tarot and...
 
Salem Witch Museum
Salem Witch Museum
The Salem witch Museum offers two historical presentations focused on the tragic events of the Salem witch trials of 1692 and the evolving image of...
 
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...
 
The Lost Museum at Gallows Hill
Salem’s newest, largest, longest UNDERGROUND haunted attraction! Open Weekends, June- September.  Open Daily in October. Come see the most talked about interactive haunted attraction in...
 
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...
 
The Satanic Temple
Salem Art Gallery is the International Headquarters for The Satanic Temple (TST), a non-theistic religious organization with active chapters worldwide. It is home to the...
 
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...
 
The Witchery – Broom Making Sessions, DIY Witchy Crafts, Tarot
Book a broom making session and make your own rustic broom from scratch! We’ve got everything you need to make a round broom using ash-branch...
 
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...
 
Witch Dungeon
Witch Dungeon Museum
The mood is set from the moment you enter the Witch Dungeon Museum. You are there – in Salem Village 1692. An award-winning live performance...
 
Witch History Museum
Witch History Museum
The stories of 1692 are told through a historically accurate live presentation followed by a guided tour downstairs where you will walk through the forest,...
 
Witch Pix
Award winning and rated as one of the 9 Most Unique Travel Experiences in the USA by Trip Advisor, Witch Pix has been a witch-themed...
 
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...
 
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...
 
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.
 
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...
 
Discover Gloucester
20 minutes north of Salem, this enchanting city is home to America’s oldest seaport, genuine charm, natural beauty and warm hospitality. Art, music, schooner sailing,...
 
Essex River Cruises & Charters
Essex River Cruises & Charters. A perfect way to entertain visitors , family, friends, & business associates. We cruise down the pristine Essex River offering...
 
North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau
Within a 45-minute radius of Salem, visit area cities and towns, offering coastal scenic beauty, activities on and off the water, unique shopping and plenty...
 
North Shore Music Theatre (SHOWS RESCHEDULED TO 2021)
Please note, this year’s performances have been rescheduled to 2021. Visit nsmt.org for more information.  NSMT is an award-winning 1500-seat regional theatre in the round...
 
Saugus Iron Works
Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site
This National Park commemorates the first integrated iron works in North America, established 1646. Working waterwheels, hot forges, and machinery tell the story of iron...
 
Titan Guide Service
Titan Guide Service provides some of the most exciting fishing on the North Shore. We know where the fish are and how to catch them....