The Salem Museum is a new historic, educational and tourist destination. Our mission is to give visitors an exciting, comprehensive look at the rich history of this extraordinary city.

For those new to Salem, the Salem Museum is the ideal gateway to your visit and will help orient you to the city’s many historic and cultural attractions.

For Salem residents, the Museum is a wonderful place to get to know your city better and to learn about the many people and events that make Salem one of the most historically significant cities in America. The Museum not only tells the big stories, but also those that are less known, but equally fascinating.

Welcome! We can’t wait to see you!