Salem's Most Visited Museum

Twenty innocent people were put to death
during the Witch Hysteria of 1692.
History made them famous...
we make them real!

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Press Releases

  • The Salem Witch Museum Timeline
    An overview of The Salem Witch Museum from its founding in 1972 to the present.
  • The Salem Witch Museum: Past and Present
    For the past four decades, the museum has told the true story behind the Salem witch trials of 1692 and provided context for understanding the phenomenon of "witch hunts" and witchcraft in general from the Middle Ages to modern times.
  • The Salem Witch Museum Offers Free Admission for Residents
    The Salem Witch Museum has offered free admission to Salem residents for the past several years. With the museum's recent exterior conservation and planned redesign of its web site, administrators are hoping that more Salem residents will be drawn to its doors.
  • The Salem Witch Museum Launches Major Conservation Project
    After a full eight months of preservation work to the museum's brownstone and brick exterior - costing upwards of $500,000 - the classic Gothic Revival structure won't look any different than it did before all the work began. Every one of its crenellations, arched windows, buttresses and battlements will appear to be untouched.