Museums & Attractions

Due to COVID-19, if you are considering a visit to Salem this October and you do not have lodging booked or tickets or reservations purchased in advance, the City of Salem recommends that you postpone your visit until after Halloween or October 2021. Special events planned for Salem Haunted Happenings have been canceled due to the pandemic and all venues are working with limited occupancy and public health guidelines. Thanks for your help as we work to keep everyone  healthy and safe. We would love to see you another time.

Salem's museums and attractions offer something for everyone this October! Check the listings below to find sites, spooks, and history at Salem Haunted Happenings. 

 
American Burlesque Collection
The American Burlesque Collection is a boutique museum dedicated to the promotion and preservation of the art of the tease. Through use of artifacts, costumes,...
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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...
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Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre
Using Holograms, ghostly projections, rumble seats, 4-D effects and more, Gallows Hill brings the history and terror of the Salem Witch Trials to life. Not...
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Halloween in Salem
Historic Salem, Inc. is excited to share “Halloween in Salem.” An extension of Historic Salem, Inc.’s ever popular Christmas in Salem, Halloween in Salem will...
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History Alive Inc.,/Cry Innocent
The year is 1692 . Bridget Bishop is accused of witchcraft and you are the Puritan jury. Hear the testimony. Cross-examine the witnesses. Decide the...
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North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau
Within a 30-minute radius of Salem, visit area cities and towns to explore coastal scenic beauty, activities on and off the water, boutique shopping and...
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Nosferatu with Grace Church
Stream Nosferatu, the classic 1922 silent horror film with new original score played on the historic organ at Grace Church in Salem, MA! This popular...
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Charter Street Cemetery
Old Burying Point/Charter Street Cemetery
Charter Street Cemetery is closed for restoration work during October 2020. Learn more at preservingsalem.com. Founded in 1637, Salem’s oldest cemetery is the final resting...
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Peabody Essex Museum
Founded in 1799 , the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) is the oldest continuously operating museum in the country. It’s also one of the largest and...
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Salem Arts Association
Salem Arts Association is a community art gallery located in Salem’s Historic Derby Street Neighborhood, situated between the Salem Maritime national Historic Site and The...
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Salem Halloween Museum
Join us for a 3-D celebration of Salem and Halloween. Explore exhibits and collections of art and film. Halloween all year round!
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Salem Heritage Trail
Salem Heritage Trail
What’s that red line on the ground? It’s the Heritage Trail, and it connects all of Salem’s main sites. Navigate your way through Salem and...
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Pioneer Village
Salem in 1630: Pioneer Village
Pioneer Village is America’s first living history museum. The village features examples of colonial architecture; dugouts, wigwams, thatched-roof cottages, the Governor’s Faire House, culinary and...
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Salem Maritime National Historic Site
This National Park preserves one of America’s most influential ports, Historic buildings, wharves, and the vessel Friendship; describe the traders and sailors who brought the...
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Salem Visitor Center
Salem Regional Visitor Center
The Salem Regional Visitor Center is located at 2 New Liberty Street. Click here for directions or call 978-740-1650 for more information. Located at 2...
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Salem Wax Museum
Salem Wax Museum and Its Haunted Neighborhood
Salem’s original wax museum for over 25 years, is a self-guided, open gallery depicting Salem’s history from the witch trials hysteria to bold seafarers. Guest...
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Salem Witch Museum
Salem Witch Museum
The Salem Witch Museum offers two historical presentations focused on the tragic events of the Salem witch trials of 1692 and the evolving image of...
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Witch Trials Memorial
Salem Witch Trials Memorial
Symbolically located behind the Old Burying Point, the Salem Witch Trials Memorial is a place of reflection and remembrance for visitors and descendants of those...
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Salem Witch Village
A mystical journey by practicing witches, separating myths and reality of witchcraft. Multiple attraction discounts. ♿
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Satanic Temple Salem
The Satanic Temple features the Salem Art Gallery which hosts rituals, exhibits, and events, and houses the internationally infamous 8 ½-foot-tall bronze statue of Baphomet.
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The House of the Seven Gables
In 2020, The House of the Seven Gables is focused on an open air experience in our historic gardens. Your admission will include an audio...
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Witch House
The Witch House
17th-century home of Witch Trials Judge Jonathan Corwin. Salem’s only remaining structure with direct ties to the tragic events of 1692. Explore architecture, furnishings, and...
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The Witchery – Broom Making Sessions, DIY Witchy Crafts, Tarot
Book a broom making session and make your own rustic broom from scratch! We’ve got everything you need to make a round broom using ash-branch...
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Witch Dungeon
Witch Dungeon Museum
The mood is set from the moment you enter the Witch Dungeon Museum. You are there – in Salem Village 1692 and you are guaranteed...
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Witch History Museum
Witch History Museum
The untold stories of 1692 are told through a historically accurate live presentation followed by a guided tour downstairs where you will walk through the...
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Witch Pix
Award winning and rated as one of the 9 Most Unique Travel Experiences in the USA by Trip Advisor, Witch Pix has been a witch-themed...
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Within the Witching Hour Spell Casting
Live spell casting by a practicing witch guiding you through your own spell. Multiple attraction discounts. ♿
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