Explore the museum’s historic Ropes Mansion gardens then join then join photographer Patricia Scialo to capture your own sun prints, also known as cyanotypes, of natural items in the garden. This program is made possible by the Ropes Mansion Botanical Lecture Fund. Reservations: pem.org
See and learn about the fishes living in Salem Harbor. At this seining demonstration, Salem Sound Coastwatch staff will drag a large seining net through the water onto the beach. We’ll examine the catch and coastal scientists will talk about marine habitats and the ecology of Salem Sound. Special Instructions: Meet at the beach next to Pioneer Village. Learn more...
Visitors will receive a guided tour of the Salem Athenaeum building along with a brief history of the institution (established 1760). Select books from the library’s Historical Collection will be on display. Special Instructions: The building is not handicapped accessible. The tour involves stairs. Tours will start on the hour. Reservations: https://www.salemathenaeum.net
Explore Remond Family history at Hamilton Hall. John & Nancy Remond and their children were the resident family of the Hall in the mid-19th century. The Remonds, who were free African- Americans, left a legacy of social activism and hospitality that we continue to celebrate today. Visitors can enjoy educational displays while hunting for the answers to a corresponding quiz....