Attractions

Salem’s 13 Ghosts/Salem Time Machine

  • Live actors. 3-D glasses. Black lights. 3-D sets. Black lights. Combine with our Ghost Tour to save.

Arts After Hours presents “Cannibal, the Musical”

  • Have a Shpadoinkle Day with a tale about the first knwon Cannibal in the US. Written by Trey Parker, Co-creator of TV's South Park and Broadway's Book of Mormon. October 17 - November 1

Carnival

    • Derby Street
      Salem
  • Take a spin on the rides and test your skill at the games at the annual Haunted Happenings Carnival, presented by Fiesta Shows.

    October 18 - 31. Monday – Friday 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Saturdays, Sundays and Halloween Noon – 10:00 PM.

CinemaSalem

  • Find out the whole truth about your two most pressing Salem questions: What is THE HISTORY OF HALLOWEEN and what really happened in THE TRUE 1692? These two great 3D short films will entertain and inform you at CinemaSalem.

Count Orlok’s Nightmare Gallery

  • With continuous yearly additions, this UNIQUE Cinematic Wax Museum is like no other Salem Attraction! Boasting over 60 life-sized professionally made characters by over 35 Hollywood Effects Artists! SPECIAL GUESTS IN OCTOBER! Part of the GraveHopper Pass. TOP RATED on Tripadvisor.

Cry Innocent: The People vs. Bridget Bishop

  • The year is 1692. Bridget Bishop is accused of witchcraft and you are on the Puritan jury. Hear the testimony. Cross-examine the witnesses. Decide the outcome. Live, interactive, critically-acclaimed.

Discover Gloucester

    • Gloucester
  • Go just north of Salem for 60+ restaurants with the freshest seafood; whale watching, schooner and harbor tours; art, culture, music & fun every night & day of the week!

Fearless Flyers Academy

  • Fearless Flyers Academy is a Flying Trapeze and Aerial Arts school in Salem.  We offer fun and action-packed lessons for everyone!   Classes are open to all ages; children and adults.

    fearlessflyersacademy.com/class-sign-ups/

Fountain Stage

  • Free live music on October weekends and Halloween. Presented by The Gathering at Salem.

Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre

  • Visit Salem's most unique attraction! Discover the facts, myths and legends surrounding Gallows Hill of Salem in this spectacular interactive, witchcraft and ghosts experience. Open to the public ONLY in October. Group bookings: April-November.

The Haunted Salem Magic Show

  • Live magic, mind reading, & witch hysteria performance every weekend in October! Tickets from $20. Matinee and evening performances! The Only Haunted Magic Show in Salem. In its third year! Performances take place at CinemaSalem.

The Haunted Neighborhood at the Salem Wax Museum

  • Salem’s #1 rated Haunted Attraction! Savor famous Maine apple buns, kettle corn, and other treats. Open daily. Extended weekend hours.

     

    Salem Wax Museum of Witches & Seafarers Salem’s Original. Come Face to face with notable figures of 1692 depicted by life like London made wax figures.

     

    Salem Witch Village A mystical journey led by practicing witches separating the myths and reality of witchcraft in the ancient and modern world.

     

    Haunted Witch Village Salem’s largest Haunted House. After the Witches leave the Village the darker side of our maze comes alive and scares all who dare!

     

    Frankenstein’s Castle Voted Salem’s best Haunted House. Step into the dungeon and enter the notorious chambers of Dr. Frankenstein.

     

    The Candlelit Ghostly Tour A walking tour through the streets of Historic Salem’s most haunted houses. Learn the history and horror of the Witch City.

     

    Within the Witching Hour A live spell casting presentation by a practicing witch that takes you through all the steps of creating a magical circle for you to release your own spell.

     

    Graveyard Walking Tour Take a closer look at the second oldest cemetery in the country, The Charter Street Burying Point, and the legendary figures who are buried there!

House of the Seven Gables

  • Discover a house made famous by fiction. Admission includes guided tours, Hawthorne’s birthplace, gardens and museum store. Continuous tours daily 10:00am – 7:00pm.

New England Pirate Museum

  • Features a guided tour where you will visit a re-created dock side village, cave and pirate ship and experience the adventures of New England’s sea-robbers. Save $5.00 per person with a combination ticket to Witch Dungeon Museum, Witch History Museum and Pirate Museum. Open 7 days a week 10am-5pm.
    Extended Hours for October: Saturday Oct 12, 10am - 6pm, Friday Oct 18, 10am - 6pm, Saturday Oct 19, 10am - 8pm, Sunday Oct 20, 10am - 6pm, Friday Oct 25, 10am - 7pm, Saturday Oct 26, 10am - 9pm, Sunday Oct 27, 10am - 6pm, Thursday Oct 31, 10am - 9pm,

Peabody Essex Museum

    • 161 Essex Street
      Salem
      978-745-9500
      pem.org
  • The Peabody Essex Museum, one of the nation's largest museums, features art and culture from New England and around the world, including a 200 year old Chinese House. Explore the newly opened Art & Nature Center.

Salem Theatre Company presents Dracula’s Guest

  • Dracula’s Guest: A journey into terror. Performances October 24 - 31, three 45-minute shows per night.
    90 Lafayette St.|790-8546|SalemTheatre.com

Salem Witch Hunt: Examine the Evidence

  • Re-enactors and renowned scholars create a riveting 35-minute film on the events leading up to, during and after the infamous Salem Witch Trials; features authentic sites and documents from 1692.

     

Salem Witch Museum

  • The Salem Witch Museum presents one of the most tragic and enduring events in American history... THE WITCH HYSTERIA of 1692. Interest in what happened 300 years ago remains high and in fact keeps growing. Our exhibit: Witches: Evolving Perceptions traces the myths of this mysterious religion. From midwives and healers to witch hunts and Wiccans… Do you believe in witches? Don’t answer until you see Salem’s Most Visited Museum.

    While in Salem visit our museum store or shop us online and discover a wide assortment of unique items; from educational materials to attractive apparel. Something for everyone. Visa/MC/Discover. Don’t miss us at Halloween!

    Open daily, year round: 10:00am - 5:00pm. Extended hours in October.
     

Salem Witch Trials Memorial

  • Symbolically located behind the Old Burying Point, this is a somber place of remembrance for those condemned in 1692. The Memorial underwent a complete restoration in 2012.

Witch Dungeon Museum

  • An award winning live re-enactment of a 1692 witch trial plus a guided tour through the dungeon. Save $5.00 per person with a combination ticket to Witch Dungeon Museum, Witch History Museum and
    Pirate Museum.Open 7 days a week 10am-5pm.
    Extended Hours for October: Saturday Oct 12, 10am - 6pm, Friday Oct 18, 10am - 6pm, Saturday Oct 19, 10am - 8pm, Sunday Oct 20, 10am - 6pm, Friday Oct 25, 10am - 7pm, Saturday Oct 26, 10am - 9pm, Sunday Oct 27, 10am - 6pm,Thursday Oct 31, 10am - 9pm

Witch History Museum

  • The stories of 1692 are told through a historically accurate live presentation and a guided tour downstairs featuring 15 life size scenes. Save $5.00 per person with combination ticket to Witch Dungeon Museum, Witch History Museum and Pirate Museum. Open 7 days a week 10am-5pm.
    Extended Hours for October: Saturday Oct 12, 10am - 6pm, Friday Oct 18, 10am - 6pm, Saturday Oct 19, 10am - 8pm, Sunday Oct 20, 10am - 6pm, Friday Oct 25, 10am - 7pm, Saturday Oct 26, 10am - 9pm, Sunday Oct 27, 10am - 6pm, Thursday Oct 31, 10am - 9pm

Witch House

  • The 17th Century home of Witchcraft Trials Judge Jonathan Corwin. Salem’s only remaining structure with direct ties to the tragic events of 1692. Explore architecture, furnishings and lifestyle of the Corwin family. Also trial history, strange remedies and superstition in early colonial Salem.

    Open daily 10-5. Some extended hours in October.

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