Location, Hours & Admission

The museum is open Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays 10 am–5 pm, Fridays 10 am-8 pm and holiday Mondays.

Visitors may purchase advanced general admission tickets at or by calling 978-542-1511.

Due to health safety protocols, capacity is limited in The Salem Witch Trials gallery. Visitors may experience long lines and wait times, especially on the weekends. You may arrive earlier than the time designated on your ticket.

Learn what steps are being taken to ensure the health and safety of our community at

The museum store is open Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays 10 am–5 pm, Fridays 10 am–6 pm

Location: East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970. Phone: 978-745-9500, 866-745-1876. For guests who are deaf or hard of hearing: 978-740-3649. Program reservations: ext. 3011.


Adults $20, seniors (65 and over) $18, students (with ID) $12, youth (16 and under) and Salem residents free (does not apply to student tour groups).

Members are admitted free to all sites and special exhibitions.

People who work in Salem receive free general admission upon presentation of a business card or employee ID at the admissions desk. Some restrictions apply.

For a full list of complimentary admissions, click here.


Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.