Salem Points of Interest and Places to Visit


Salem Ferry

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 34 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Salem, Massachusetts (of Salem Witch Trials fame) continues to be a favorite weekend getaway from Boston, and the Salem Ferry offers a fast route from the city direct to the the seaside town. In ...  Read more

Salem Witch Trials Memorial

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 13 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Salem Witch Trials of 1692 are a piece of history known around the world. The prosecution of 20 people, mostly women, led to the death by hanging for being accused of witchcraft in colonial ...  Read more

Salem Witch Village

3 star rating: Worth doing 5 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

A visit to the Salem Witch Village includes a 15-minute guided tour by a practicing witch, who will bring you through an indoor maze in which you can trace the history of witchcraft and the ...  Read more

Salem Wax Museum

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 3 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Salem Wax Museum is a chance to walk through the history of Salem. The museum features 50 lifelike wax figures made in London, depicting pivotal figures and scenes from the history of Salem. The ...  Read more

Old Burying Point Cemetery

1.5 star rating: I do not recommend this 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Also known as the Charter Street Cemetery, the Old Burying Point of Salem is the second oldest burying ground in the United States. It is estimated to date back to 1637. Victims of the infamous ...  Read more

Bewitched Statue of Elizabeth Montgomery

A depiction of a character famous from the popular television show Bewitche d, this bronze statue was given to the city of Salem by the TV Land Network. As Salem is known for being the site of the ...  Read more

Custom House

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One of thirteen custom homes built in Salem in early America, the Custom House is known for its appearance in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s 1850 novel The Scarlett Letter . As Salem was an important ...  Read more

House of the Seven Gables

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Made famous by the writing of Nathanial Hawthorne in 1851, the House of the Seven Gables, or the Turner-Ingersoll mansion in Salem, Massachusetts, stands as a bastion of New England history. It is ...  Read more

Peabody Essex Museum

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The Peabody Essex Museum is one of the oldest continuously operating museums in America, established in 1799 as the East India Marine Society. It combines the collections of the Peabody Museum of ...  Read more

Pickering Wharf

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A quaint waterfront area of Salem, Pickering Wharf is home to a variety of small shops, restaurants, and boutiques lining the harbor. Salem was one of America’s primary seaports, and the marina ...  Read more

Salem Witch Museum

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The 1692 Salem Witch Trials are an important part of the early history of America. Twenty people were found guilty and executed as part of the infamous Salem Witch Hunt. Today, travelers can visit ...  Read more

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