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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Hawthorne in Hollywood: The Scarlet Letter

Did you know that Nathaniel Hawthorne has over 60 film credits to his name? Hawthorne’s work has inspired Hollywood since 1908. Join us at The…

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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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Living History Labs at The House of the Seven Gables

Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Learn more at 7Gables.org.

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History Alive Presents “Homestead”

Homestead is a new, site-specific play that allows the audience to observe a 17th century colonial family on the brink of panic and witness firsthand…

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Remembering 1692 at the Salem Witch Trials Memorial & Proctor’s Ledge

In January 2016, local scholars and researchers confirmed the location where the innocent victims of the Salem Witch Trials were executed at Proctor’s Ledge. In…

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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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