Legacy of the Hanging Judge

This experience takes visitors back through Nathaniel Hawthorne’s birth home to the events of the infamous Salem Witch Trials, through the eyes of the author,…

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Spirits of the Gables

Get swept into Hawthorne’s tale of guilt, greed and revenge as the characters from The House of the Seven Gables (1851), come to life and…

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Imprisoned! 1692

Experience the horrors of the Old Witch Gaol (jail) at the actual location where many accused were held during the infamous trials. Tickets (when available)…

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The History of Oz

Calling all Wizard of Oz fans! Join the Salem Witch Museum for a celebration of the 80th anniversary of the classic film “The Wizard of…

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Sun Wheel Celebration

Come to Pioneer Village: Salem in 1630 to learn traditions and folklore about solstices and equinoxes. Sun Wheel Celebrations will recognize these holidays that mark…

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The Corpse in the Cellar: or, the Posthumous Adventures of Sheriff George Corwin, a Tale of the Salem Witch Trials

Did Salem witch trial victim Philip English truly steal the sheriff’s corpse? Or is this popular legend? How do we differentiate between fact and folk-lore?…

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Wicked Wednesdays at The Gables

Join us on Wednesdays in October for wicked good family fun at The House of the Seven Gables! On October 10, 17 and 24 we’ll…

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The Colonial Kitchen: Food Without Fire

There was a lot of baking, boiling and roasting in a colonial kitchen. However, not everything needed flames. Come lend a hand to some fireless…

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Legacy of the Hanging Judge

In 1692 the Salem Witch Trials wrought havoc on a small New England community. “Legacy of the Hanging Judge” replays the events in the words…

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The History of the Salem Witch Trials

In January of 1692, the daughter and niece of Reverend Samuel Parris of Salem Village became ill. William Griggs, the village doctor, was called in…

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