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!

Halloween Hours

We will be open until MIDNIGHT on Halloween!

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How To Find Us

In downtown Salem, the museum is on route 1A, diagonally across from the Common.
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Directions to Salem

Public Transportation

  • By Bus from Boston
    From Haymarket, take #450 or #455 to downtown Salem.
  • By Commuter Rail (T) from Boston
    From North Station, take Ipswich or Rockport trains. At Salem station, exit up stairs to Washington St.
  • MBTA
    For bus and rail information,
    call 1-800-392-6100
  • Salem/Boston Ferry
    The Salem/Boston Ferry

Driving

  • From Boston - Rt. 1N (Approx. 30 min. drive)
    U.S. Rt. 1N, to Rt. 128 N, Exit 25A (Rt. 114 E.). When you enter Salem, look for signs to Salem Visitor Center. The Museum is located on Rt. 1A N, across from the Salem Common, on route to the Salem Visitor Center.
  • From Boston - I95 N (Approx. 30 min. drive)
    Follow I95 N/128 N, to Exit 45 (Rt. 128 N exclusively), to exit 26 (Lowell St.) or Exit 25A (Rt. 114 E). When you enter Salem look for signs to Salem Visitor Center. The Museum is located on Rt. 1A N, across from the Salem Common, on route to the Salem Visitor Center.
  • From Boston - I93 N (Approx. 30 min. drive)
    Follow I93 N to Exit 37A (I95 N). Follow directions for I95 N above.
  • From Cape Cod - Sagamore Bridge (Approx. 90 min. drive)
    Follow Rt. 3N through Boston to Rt. 1 North, via Tobin Bridge. Follow directions for Rt. 1 N above.
  • From the Mass Pike
    Take Rt. 90 E, to I95/Rt. 128 N, to Rt. 114 E, follow directions for I95 N above.
  • From Logan Airport
    Follow Rt. 1A N, from airport. When you enter Salem look for signs to Salem Visitor Center. The Museum is located on Rt. 1A N, across from the Salem Common, on route to the Salem Visitor Center.
  • From Maine/North
    Follow I95 S to exit 50 (Rt. 1 S). In approximately half a mile, take Rt. 62 E, in Beverly, take right onto Rt. 1A S. When you enter Salem, look for signs to Salem Visitor Center. The Museum is located on Rt. 1A N, across from the Salem Common, on route to the Salem Visitor Center.
  • Please note I95N/128N share the same road for the loop around Boston. To stay on Rt. 128N take exit 45. You'll notice the exit numbers for Rt. 128N will change from Exit 45 to Exit 28. Stay on Rt. 128N and follow directions above.