We are open and to keep you and our staff safe, we require strict compliance with our mask and physically distance policy. Because we are functioning at 40% capacity, you may need to wait outside on our front plaza for up to 15 minutes before entering the museum for your visit. Please plan accordingly especially during inclement weather. Tickets are sold ONLINE ONLY and we suggest you purchase them before you come to Salem. We look forward to welcoming you to the Salem Witch Museum.
During our winter months, should we be expecting inclement weather, please call prior to your visit. Also note that we close for several weeks in January for painting and maintenance. Contact us prior to your visit to ensure that we are open.
“Thrown into pits”: how were the bodies of the nineteen hanged Salem “witches” really treated?
What happened to the individuals once they were executed in 1692? This is a mystery that has haunted historians for centuries. Nineteenth-century historian Charles Upham stated that the deceased were… - Learn More
The Life and Death of John Proctor
Join us for an afternoon virtual lecture given by Peabody Historical Society curator Kelly Daniell. In 1692, John Proctor was 60 years old, was a successful business man, had sired… - Learn More
The museum store offers a wide assortment of items from educational materials to attractive apparel. With an extensive collection of books on the Salem witch trials and many locally made treats, we offer tried, true and quirky products to appeal to young and old alike. Visit the Museum store onsite or online. We’re open year round.