Virtual Experiences in Salem, Massachusetts

Experience Salem, Massachusetts online with virtual programming hosted by some of our museums and attractions. If you are in the Salem area you can order takeout from a local restaurant, or do some online shopping from wherever you may be. Check the list below to see what’s happening online from Salem, and follow us on Facebook or Twitter for the latest on things to do from home.

Creative North Shore – Couch Fest 2020
Creative North Shore is hard at work keeping you connected and curating a robust set of online programming from educational activities to online wellness options to local musicians and performers from around the North Shore. Follow this page or their Facebook page for the latest updates on where to see area musicians online. Creative North Shore is managed by Creative Collective.

Essex Heritage – Heritage at Home
Essex Heritage is keeping a list of virtual experiences around the region from partners in the Essex National Heritage Area. Find information on online museum collections, National Park sites, photo galleries, and more here.

Hamilton Hall – Virtual Tours
Let Dr. Donna Seger, professor of History at Salem State University, show you around Hamilton Hall! Brief tours of additional rooms will be added in the weeks to come. Access available tours and highlights here.

HausWitch – Psychic Portal
You may not be able to leave your haus, but you can still visit HausWitch’s new online Psychic Portal! The portal features a lineup of talented readers, healers and witches are offering 10 minute readings for $20/20 minute readings for $40 in a variety of modalities! Learn more here.

Hex & Omen – Virtual Psychic Readings & Classes
Hex and Omen are both open for magical online shopping, phone readings, Zoom video readings and even livestream classes. Use the code WELOVESALEM for $7 off readings and 15% off products!• Visit or! (• one use per customer; expires 9/30/2020). |

The House of the Seven Gables – Virtual Field Trips 
Learn about Nathaniel Hawthorne and the Salem Witch Trials with a virtual field trip from The House of the Seven Gables. Download the Google Expeditions app for get started.

Joe’s Fresh Fish Prints – Online Fish Print Classes 
Joe’s Fresh Fish Prints is hosting virtual fish print classes every Friday at 11:00 am. Follow the store on Facebook for the latest updates and to participate right from home.

Peabody Essex Museum – PEM Pals 
The Peabody Essex Museum is continuing their PEM Pals programming via Facebook livestreams. Follow the museum on Facebook to participate in these weekly programs for children under five and their caregivers. Use #pemfromhome to share your in-home Peabody Essex Museum experiences.

Phillips Library – Coloring Book
The Phillips Library is sharing their collection online and providing some extra creativity at home with printable coloring pages based on items in their collection. Download the coloring book here.

Salem Arts Association – Virtual Galleries
Salem Arts Association takes this opportunity to bring the galleries to you in delivering on our mission “to bring art, in all its forms, to the community and bring the community, in all its diversity, to the arts in Salem, Massachusetts. ” Please enjoy our virtual versions exhibitions.

Salem Historical Tours/Haunted Footsteps
Salem Historical Tours offers virtual walking tours. Follow them on Facebook or Twitter to keep up with upcoming t2ours and visit for more information.

Salem Music Lessons with ChagallPAC studio on Artists’ Row 
Lessons for Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Tuba, Piano, Guitar, Voice, and much more available!

Salem State University – Digital Photograph Collections
Take a virtual look into Salem’s past by browsing Salem State’s collection of historic photographs online. View the collection here.

Salem Witch Museum – Book Club, Virtual Tours, Witch Trials Weekly
The Salem Witch Museum is keeping busy on Facebook with a virtual book club featuring a selection of both fiction and non-fiction titles about the Salem Witch Trials. Join the group and start reading your first book here. The museum is also offering virtual tours on their website, and continuing sharing videos from their Witch Trials Weekly series that can be accessed from home.

Virtual Lectures with Jim McAllister
Are you bored .. blue… in need of cultural stimulation. Or just need a break from the kids or from working at home? Give yourself a “time out” for Jim McAllister’s LUNCHTIME LECTURES. Every weekday at noon. Half hour (plus) illustrated talks on Zoom. Only five bucks! Check the events calendar for details.