Seasonal Hours

Explore Salem this spring and discover seasonal events, attractions, and more. Some business hours may change seasonally. Review the list below to see which attractions change their hours for the season and contact individual businesses for the most current hours.

Visitor Information

Salem Regional Visitor Center
2 New Liberty Street | 978-740-1650
Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00 am-4:00 pm. Site information and Junior Ranger packets are also available online

Waite & Peirce National Park Service Information Center & Park Store
193 Derby Street | 978-744-4319
Open daily, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Upcoming Events

Salem Comedy & Spirits Festival | January 16-18
The Salem Comedy & Spirits Festival celebrates the craft of comedy both for the audience as well as for the seasoned comedians performing each night with locally crafted spirits.
Learn more here.

Salem's So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival | February 7-9
A decadent tradition of delectable chocolate, sparkling ice sculptures, and Valentine’s Day shopping…don’t miss Salem’s sweetest event of the year!
Learn more here.

Salem Film Fest | March 20-29
View more than 30 documentary films from around the world and engage with visiting filmmakers at screenings, parties, and forums.
Learn more here.

Salem Women's History Day | March 29
Celebrate Salem Women’s History Day with special events and programming from local museums and historic sites like The House of the Seven Gables, the Witch House, and more.
Learn more here.

6th Annual Fashion Show Fundraiser | April 17
The 7th Annual Fashion Show Fundraiser supports the Salem Arts Festival – now celebrating its 12th anniversary. Fabulous fashion and accessories, glamorous make-up and jewelry, all from Salem’s wonderful local boutiques and local artisans.
Learn more here.

Click here to view the complete events calendar.


Hawthorne Hotel

Salem's accommodations offer something for everyone including full service hotels, historic inns, and romantic B&Bs. Contact each accommodation individually for booking information, special offers, and more.

Click here to view a complete list of local and regional accommodations.

Museums & Attractions

Peabody Essex Museum

Peabody Essex Museum

Many walking tours run year-round and others run by appointment or with groups only depending on the season. View a complete list of walking tours in Salem here.

The following attractions have adjusted winter hours:

  • The House of the Seven Gables | January 17-February 13, open 10:00 am-5:00 pm Friday-Tuesday. Tours offered only on the hour Mondays and Tuesdays. Closed Wednesdays and Thursdays.
  • Salem Night Tour | 6 pm Sunday - Thursday and 8 pm Friday and Saturday. The Day Tour will run on Fridays at 2 pm. Winter schedule runs through April 1st.

The following attractions are currently closed:

Harbor tours run May-October. View a complete list of harbor cruises here.

Click here to view a complete list of museums and attractions.