Real Pirates Salem

Hear about the real-life sttory of the 1717 shipwrecked Whydah Gally, a pirate ship which sank off of the Massachusetts coastline with a bevy of treasure aboard. Learn about legendary Captain “Black Sam” Bellamy and his beloved Maria Hallett, know as the “Witch of Wellfleet”.

Become familiar with the incredible story of the crew’s shipboard democracy. Here you can also view the ship’s artifacts excavated from their watery grave-even real coins that you can touch!


285 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970

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