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?

 
Friendship
Friendship of Salem (CURRENTLY CLOSED)
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 (CURRENTLY CLOSED)
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...
 
Phillips House
Historic New England’s Phillips House (CURRENTLY CLOSED)
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, MUSEUM CLOSED / VIRTUAL TOURS & EVENTS)
EMBARK on an unforgettable tour of The House of the Seven Gables. DISCOVER and climb the famed secret staircase. RELAX in the period seaside gardens....
 
New England Pirate Museum
New England Pirate Museum (CURRENTLY CLOSED)
“An Historical Adventure.” The unique and little know history of New England sea robbers comes alive at the Pirate Museum. Features a guided tour where...
 
Pioneer Village (CURRENTLY CLOSED)
Pioneer Village is the oldest living history museum in America and is designed to represent Salem in the year 1630. Open June – September, Saturdays...
 
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 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 Wax Museum
Salem Wax Museum of Witches & Seafarers (CURRENTLY CLOSED)
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 (CURRENTLY CLOSED)
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 Museum
Salem Witch Museum (OPEN)
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 (CURRENTLY CLOSED)
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...
 
Witch House
The Witch House (CURRENTLY CLOSED)
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...
 
Witch Dungeon
Witch Dungeon Museum (CURRENTLY CLOSED)
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 (CURRENTLY CLOSED)
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 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 (CURRENTLY CLOSED)
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...