Museums & Attractions

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.

 
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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Phillips House
Historic New England’s Phillips House
Discover over 200 years of Salem history on historic Chestnut Street. 11:00 am-4:00 pm. Wicked Wednesdays at the Phillips House (October 16, 23, & 30)...
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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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Moon Witch: A Live Performance
Immerse yourself in folk magic and moon lore with our live performance! Features original music, performance art, spoken word, and video. Runs October 5, 12, 19,...
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New England Pirate Museum
New England Pirate Museum
Features a guided tour where you will visit a recreated dock side village, cave and pirate ship and experience the adventures of New England’s sea-robbers....
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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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Charter Street Cemetery
Old Burying Point/Charter Street Cemetery
Founded in 1637, Salem’s oldest cemetery is the final resting place of several notable Salem residents. The cemetery will be closed from September 28 to...
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Peabody Essex Museum
PEM’s new 40,000 square-foot wing opens September 28, unveiling 13 new exhibitions and collections-based art experiences. Each gallery offers new perspectives of exploration, discovery, and...
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Salem Arts Association
Galleries and shop presenting creations by local artists from Boston’s North Shore. An all-volunteer, non-profit organization. Saturdays and Sundays 12:00 pm-5:00 pm. ♿
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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. Centrally located to...
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Salem Wax Museum
Salem Wax Museum and Its Haunted Neighborhood
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, an open gallery of notable figures of 1692 depicted by London-made wax figures. Boasts a brand-new gift shop. Multiple attraction discounts...
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Salem Witch Museum
Salem Witch Museum
The Salem Witch Museum presents one of the most tragic stories in American history, the Witch Trials of 1692. The exhibit, “Witches: Evolving Perceptions,” examines...
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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
Guided tours at The Gables: Walk the halls and hear the history of one of America’s most famous houses. Daily. The Gables’ Museum Store: Enjoy...
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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: Live Shows, Crafting, Tarot Readings
See Moon Witch, a live show filled with folk magick and moon lore! Craft a spell book, ouija board, runes, straw witch, broom, etc. Book...
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Twisted Escape Room
A very Twisted hello to all Haunted Happenings ghouls and gals. Stop by Twisted Escape Room and show our listing in the 2019 Guide to...
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Witch Dungeon
Witch Dungeon Museum
An award winning live re-enactment of a 1692 witch trial plus a guided tour through the dungeon. Save $8.00 per person with combination ticket to...
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Witch History Museum
Witch History Museum
The stories of 1692 are told through a historically accurate live presentation and guided tour downstairs featuring 15 life-size scenes. Save $8 .00 per person...
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Witch Pix
A premium witch-costume photo studio. Be the star in a photo shoot. Capture the allure of being a witch. Extensive handmade costumes, 3 backdrops, and...
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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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