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Salem Attractions

Salem’s 13 Ghosts/Salem Time Machine

  • Live actors. 3-D glasses. Black lights. 3-D sets. Black lights. Combine with our Ghost Tour to save.

Carnival

    • Derby Street
      Salem
  • Take a spin on the rides and test your skill at the games at the annual Haunted Happenings Carnival, presented by Fiesta Shows.

    October 18 - 31. Monday – Friday 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Saturdays, Sundays and Halloween Noon – 10:00 PM.

CinemaSalem

  • Find out the whole truth about your two most pressing Salem questions: What is THE HISTORY OF HALLOWEEN and what really happened in THE TRUE 1692? These two great 3D short films will entertain and inform you at CinemaSalem.

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 Hollywood Effects Artists! SPECIAL GUESTS IN OCTOBER! Part of the GraveHopper Pass. TOP RATED on Tripadvisor.

Cry Innocent: The People vs. Bridget Bishop

  • The year is 1692. Bridget Bishop is accused of witchcraft and you are on the Puritan jury. Hear the testimony. Cross-examine the witnesses. Decide the outcome. Live, interactive, critically-acclaimed.

Fearless Flyers Academy

  • Fearless Flyers Academy is a Flying Trapeze and Aerial Arts school in Salem.  We offer fun and action-packed lessons for everyone!   Classes are open to all ages; children and adults.

    fearlessflyersacademy.com/class-sign-ups/

Fountain Stage

  • Free live music on October weekends and Halloween. Presented by The Gathering at Salem.

Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre

  • Visit Salem's most unique attraction! Discover the facts, myths and legends surrounding Gallows Hill of Salem in this spectacular interactive, witchcraft and ghosts experience. Open to the public ONLY in October. Group bookings: April-November.

The Haunted Salem Magic Show

  • Live magic, mind reading, & witch hysteria performance every weekend in October! Tickets from $20. Matinee and evening performances! The Only Haunted Magic Show in Salem. In its third year! Performances take place at CinemaSalem.

The Haunted Neighborhood at the Salem Wax Museum

  • Salem’s #1 rated Haunted Attraction! Savor famous Maine apple buns, kettle corn, and other treats. Open daily. Extended weekend hours.

     

    Salem Wax Museum of Witches & Seafarers Salem’s Original. Come Face to face with notable figures of 1692 depicted by life like London made wax figures.

     

    Salem Witch Village A mystical journey led by practicing witches separating the myths and reality of witchcraft in the ancient and modern world.

     

    Haunted Witch Village Salem’s largest Haunted House. After the Witches leave the Village the darker side of our maze comes alive and scares all who dare!

     

    Frankenstein’s Castle Voted Salem’s best Haunted House. Step into the dungeon and enter the notorious chambers of Dr. Frankenstein.

     

    The Candlelit Ghostly Tour A walking tour through the streets of Historic Salem’s most haunted houses. Learn the history and horror of the Witch City.

     

    Within the Witching Hour A live spell casting presentation by a practicing witch that takes you through all the steps of creating a magical circle for you to release your own spell.

     

    Graveyard Walking Tour Take a closer look at the second oldest cemetery in the country, The Charter Street Burying Point, and the legendary figures who are buried there!

House of the Seven Gables

  • Discover a house made famous by fiction. Admission includes guided tours, Hawthorne’s birthplace, gardens and museum store. Continuous tours daily 10:00am – 7:00pm.

New England Pirate Museum

  • Features a guided tour where you will visit a re-created dock side village, cave and pirate ship and experience the adventures of New England’s sea-robbers. Save $5.00 per person with a combination ticket to Witch Dungeon Museum, Witch History Museum and Pirate Museum. Open 7 days a week 10am-5pm.
    Extended Hours for October: Saturday Oct 12, 10am - 6pm, Friday Oct 18, 10am - 6pm, Saturday Oct 19, 10am - 8pm, Sunday Oct 20, 10am - 6pm, Friday Oct 25, 10am - 7pm, Saturday Oct 26, 10am - 9pm, Sunday Oct 27, 10am - 6pm, Thursday Oct 31, 10am - 9pm,

Peabody Essex Museum

    • 161 Essex Street
      Salem
      978-745-9500
      pem.org
  • The Peabody Essex Museum, one of the nation's largest museums, features art and culture from New England and around the world, including a 200 year old Chinese House. Explore the newly opened Art & Nature Center.

Salem Theatre Company presents Dracula’s Guest

  • Dracula’s Guest: A journey into terror. Performances October 24 - 31, three 45-minute shows per night.
    90 Lafayette St.|790-8546|SalemTheatre.com

Salem Witch Hunt: Examine the Evidence

  • Re-enactors and renowned scholars create a riveting 35-minute film on the events leading up to, during and after the infamous Salem Witch Trials; features authentic sites and documents from 1692.

     

Salem Witch Museum

  • The Salem Witch Museum presents one of the most tragic and enduring events in American history... THE WITCH HYSTERIA of 1692. Interest in what happened 300 years ago remains high and in fact keeps growing. Our exhibit: Witches: Evolving Perceptions traces the myths of this mysterious religion. From midwives and healers to witch hunts and Wiccans… Do you believe in witches? Don’t answer until you see Salem’s Most Visited Museum.

    While in Salem visit our museum store or shop us online and discover a wide assortment of unique items; from educational materials to attractive apparel. Something for everyone. Visa/MC/Discover. Don’t miss us at Halloween!

    Open daily, year round: 10:00am - 5:00pm. Extended hours in October.
     

Salem Witch Trials Memorial

  • Symbolically located behind the Old Burying Point, this is a somber place of remembrance for those condemned in 1692. The Memorial underwent a complete restoration in 2012.

Witch Dungeon Museum

  • An award winning live re-enactment of a 1692 witch trial plus a guided tour through the dungeon. Save $5.00 per person with a combination ticket to Witch Dungeon Museum, Witch History Museum and
    Pirate Museum.Open 7 days a week 10am-5pm.
    Extended Hours for October: Saturday Oct 12, 10am - 6pm, Friday Oct 18, 10am - 6pm, Saturday Oct 19, 10am - 8pm, Sunday Oct 20, 10am - 6pm, Friday Oct 25, 10am - 7pm, Saturday Oct 26, 10am - 9pm, Sunday Oct 27, 10am - 6pm,Thursday Oct 31, 10am - 9pm

Witch History Museum

  • The stories of 1692 are told through a historically accurate live presentation and a guided tour downstairs featuring 15 life size scenes. Save $5.00 per person with combination ticket to Witch Dungeon Museum, Witch History Museum and Pirate Museum. Open 7 days a week 10am-5pm.
    Extended Hours for October: Saturday Oct 12, 10am - 6pm, Friday Oct 18, 10am - 6pm, Saturday Oct 19, 10am - 8pm, Sunday Oct 20, 10am - 6pm, Friday Oct 25, 10am - 7pm, Saturday Oct 26, 10am - 9pm, Sunday Oct 27, 10am - 6pm, Thursday Oct 31, 10am - 9pm

Witch House

  • The 17th Century home of Witchcraft Trials Judge Jonathan Corwin. Salem’s only remaining structure with direct ties to the tragic events of 1692. Explore architecture, furnishings and lifestyle of the Corwin family. Also trial history, strange remedies and superstition in early colonial Salem.

    Open daily 10-5. Some extended hours in October.

 

Regional Attractions Return to Top

Arts After Hours presents “Cannibal, the Musical”

  • Have a Shpadoinkle Day with a tale about the first knwon Cannibal in the US. Written by Trey Parker, Co-creator of TV's South Park and Broadway's Book of Mormon. October 17 - November 1

Discover Gloucester

    • Gloucester
  • Go just north of Salem for 60+ restaurants with the freshest seafood; whale watching, schooner and harbor tours; art, culture, music & fun every night & day of the week!

 

Psychics Return to Top

Angelica of the Angels

    • 2 Central Street
      Salem, MA 01970
      781-718-2358
  • Salem's oldest psychic fair- mediumship, psychic, past life, tarot, palmistry, angel reading, & gifts of the spirit.

Annual Psychic Fair and Witchcraft Expo

  • Explore your future with a psychic reading at Salem's largest Psychic fair. Tarot, Palms, Mediums!

Anthony Bruno

    • 63R Wharf Street
      Salem, MA 01970
      978-740-9297
      Magika.org
  • Psychic and Magikal Practitioner with 24 years’ experience enriching the lives of all who have seen him.

Kyri Spencer - SalemSight

  • Psychic, Clairvoyant, hypnotherapist, past life therapist, Medium, grief counseling, psychic parties and séances. Espiritual works.

Leanne Marrama at Hex

  • Salem Witch Leanne Marrama is a powerful psychic and medium. Vist her at Hex: Old World Witchery.

Magika

  • A psychic medium and Tarot reader with 50+ years experience. Featured on National Geographic and in The Wall Street Journal. Readings in person, phone & private events. Classes are also offered at Magika.

Omen: Psychic Parlor & Witchcraft Emporium

  • Discover your destiny with psychics who specialize in Tarot, mediumship, and palmistry! Séances throughout October!

Witch & Psychic Lillee Allee

  • Psychic, medium, palm, Tarot, Dog Communication and Aura Balancing.  Author Lillee Allee has been a Witch and Psychic for over 30 years, specializing in couples (GLBTQ Friendly), insight reading and séances. Group readings, home parties and workshops throughout the year.

 

Tours Return to Top

Bewitched After Dark Walking Tours

  • "Best Tour in Salem!" Day/Evening historical tours led by a Salem native & modern witch.

Ghost Tours at Salem’s 13 Ghosts/Salem Time Machine

  • Walk downtown Salem while hearing Salem's ghost stories. Combine with our 3-D Haunt to save.

Ghosts and Legends Trolley Tour

  • Board the trolley with a sinister guide as you journey through the darkness into Salem's supernatural past, resurrecting legendary stories of witches, ghosts & more. Suitable for all ages. Reservations strongly recommended! Departs from Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre. Adults $22, Children $15. Combo ticket available for the Trolley AND Gallows Hill Museum Theatre/Theatre Ghosts and Legends Tour.

Mahi Mahi Creepy Cocktail Cruise

  • A decidedly more adult experience to help you unwind after a day of exploring Salem.  Join us aboard the Historic (and heated!) Hannah Glover for cocktails with a Mahi-twist... try a ‘Jack the Ripper and Coke’!  Full Bar and grill on every cruise-hot beverages (and cider!) available! Cruise runs daily 7:00 PM - All Ages

Mahi Mahi Cruises Haunted Harbor Cruise

    • 23 Congress Street (Ticket Booth)
      Salem, MA 01970
      978-825-0001
      MahiCruises.com
  • Come aboard the Historic (and heated!) Hannah Glover and hear haunted tales of Salem and the New England coast. Passengers will enjoy a 1.5 hour tour filled with face painting, fortune telling, spooky photo opportunities, and a professional story teller spinning tails of local pirates, haunted islands, and living monsters who wreak havoc on local ships to this very day! Full Bar and grill on every cruise-hot beverages (and cider!) available! Adults $25.00, Children $15.00- Tickets available online. Daily September 28th-October 31st.

Mahi Mahi Cruises Lighthouse & Foliage Cruise

    • 23 Congress Street (Ticket Booth)
      Salem, MA 01970
      978-825-0001
      MahiCruises.com
  • Take in the changing colors of fall on this 2-hour cruise aboard the historic (and heated) Hannah Glover. Passengers will seek out 5 historic lighthouses during this 14-mile harbor loop through Beverly, Manchester, Salem & Marblehead. Full bar & grill on every cruise-hot beverages available! 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM daily. Adults $25, Children $15. Tickets available online. Daily September 28th-October 31st.

Salem Historical Tours, Inc.

  • Salem’s premiere professional tour company provides daily themed 60-90 minute walks departing our office. Combination tickets available!

    Salem 101: Salem Survey. 12 Noon orientation/overview tour revisits four centuries of Witch City’s compelling history.

    Cemetery 101: Grave Matters. 1 PM comprehensive cemetery walk examines Salem’s oldest burial ground.

    1692 Salem Witchcraft Walk. 3 PM stroll visits the sites and stories of the infamous Witch Trials.

    Haunted Footsteps Ghost tour. 7 & 8 PM Nightly. Witch City’s first and finest ghostly tour since 1997 explores Salem’s authentic haunted history.

Salem Trolley

  • Ride the Red Trolley! Established 1982.  Salem’s Original Trolley.  One-hour narrated historical tour, with same day shuttle service.
    Special Evening Tour: Tales & Tombstones (Friday - Sunday) Tickets available online. Reservations required.

Witch Trial Trail (since 1983)

  • This popular one hour outdoor candlelit tour, led by well-known historian and author Jim McAllister, explores the sites and story of the 1692 witch trials, Salem’s darkest hour. $12 adults, $3 children 7-17, 7 free. Candles provided. Reservations are neither required nor accepted. Email: culturecorner@gmail.com

    Tours depart at 7:00 PM Wednesday through Sundays, October 11-27 plus 28th, 29th and 30th.

 

Spiritual Growth Return to Top

The Salem Center for Past Life Regression

  • Ever sensed you’ve lived another life before this one? Understanding past lives can be key to personal transformation. Guided by a trained Past Life Regression Therapist, discover your deepest self.

 

Education Return to Top

Salem State University

  • As the comprehensive university of the North Shore, Salem State offers undergraduate and graduate programs to students during the day, evening or weekend hours, including many certificate and online/hybrid courses.

 

Places of Worship Return to Top

The Temple of Nine Wells - ATC

  • Celebration of the Witches Wheel of the Year. Blessed Be.

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