Family and Kids in Salem

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Salem? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Salem, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Salem.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Salem for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    House Of The Seven Gables

    Family and Kids

    Built in the year 1668, House of the seven Gables was once the house of Captain John Turner, who along with his family stayed for three generations. Turned into a historical attraction by Caroline Emmerton during the early 20th century, House of the Seven Gables is one of the popular attractions of the modern era that is frequented by tourists. House of the Seven Gables also served as an inspir...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Peabody Essex Museum

    Family and Kids

    Considered as one of the oldest continuously operating museums in the United States, Peabody Essex Museum in Salem will change the way you look at art. Dating to the year, 1799 Peabody Essex Museum has come a long way in becoming one of the diverse museums of all times housing arts from Asia, America, and Africa. Comprising of more than 840,000 works of art and culture that represents maritime ...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Old Burying Point Cemetery

    Family and Kids

    If you are interested in getting to experience the real Salem that was back then with all the witchcraft and the mysterious stories, then you should definitely visit 'The Burying Point' where all the bodies from the Witchcraft trails lay deep inside the ground. Set on top of a hill, the graveyard is all spooky and dark making it one of the intriguing spots to visit. To get the most out of the p...Read more
  4. Amazing Salem attraction for kids
    Bewitched Statue Of Elizabeth Montgomery

    Family and Kids

    Bewitched Statue of Elizabeth Montgomery is the iconic statue of Elizabeth Montgomery who starred as Samantha in the television series, Bewitched. Sponsored by the cable channel TV land, the statue was a way of commemorating the performance of Elizabeth Montgomery as a witch in the series. Visit the six-foot tall bronze centerpiece of Salem that is centered in the heart of the city of Salem and...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Witch Dungeon Museum

    Family and Kids

    Witch Dungeon is a museum in Salem that performs a live re-enactment of the Salem Witch Trial of 1692 followed by an informative tour of the museum. The atmosphere and the setting inside the museum takes you back to the time of the actual trails and gives you a profound information on the tragic happenings that changed the history of Salem forever. After the play, the visitors are taken on a to...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Salem
    Pickering Wharf Marina

    Family and Kids

    Pickering Wharf Marina is a neighborhood in Salem that is situated in close proximity to the bay. If you are looking for a place to walk around leisurely in the city of Salem, then look no further Pickering Wharf Marina is the place to be in. Adorned by quaint cafe shops, restaurants, and plenty of places to shop from, Pickering Wharf Marina is an excellent place to hang out and just relax. The...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Salem Maritime National Historic Site

    Family and Kids

    Regarded as the first National Historic Site in the United States, Salem Maritime National Historic Site offers you a true flavor of the city of Salem. Preserving a wide range of attractions that include Derby House, Derby Wharf, Friendship of Salem, Hawkes House, Narbonne House, Pedrick Store House, Custom House, St. Joseph Hall, and West India Goods store, Salem Maritime National Historic Sit...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Salem Arcade

    Amusement Park, Picnic Spot

    Named after the white willow trees, Salem Willows is an oceanfront neighborhood and an amusement park in Salem that is a popular picnic spot for the local residents as a means to escape from the heat and the stress of the city. Win tickets and exciting prizes at the Willows casino. Enjoy the classic 80's games of Pacman, and Vintage Pinball along with the latest virtual-reality games at the gam...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    National Park Service Regional Visitor Center Image
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    Family and Kids

    Tracing back to the late 18th century, the gothic-styled building of National Park Service Regional Visitor Center, formerly known as 'The Salem Armory' is one of the first stops that you should visit before setting on to explore the attractions in Salem. Tour the Essex National Heritage Area and understand the 400 years of history of the Essex County going through the permanent exhibits inside...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Gallows Hill Museum Theatre

    Family and Kids

    Be a part of the theater's best show of 'The Witchcraft and Ghost Experience' that is exciting with its incredible storytelling, surprising twists, special effects and phenomenal acting performances. Go on a thrilling trolley ride through the sinister streets of Salem while listening to the eerie stories of witches, and ghosts. Listen to the terrifying tale of ghosts and madness in the Gallows ...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Pioneer Village

    Garden

    Created in 1930 as a set for a play, Pioneer Village in Salem is America's first living history museum. Take a stroll through the 3 acres of land that is complete with various examples of colonial architecture including thatched roof cottages, culinary & medicinal gardens, a sawmill, and a blacksmith's workshop. The live display of the artifacts puts you right in the face of history and tel...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Salem Old Town Hall

    Family and Kids

    Dating back to the 19th century, the federal style building of Salem Old Town hall is one of the oldest surviving municipal structures in Salem. Turned into a museum, Salem Old Town hall is an interesting stop. Learn about the history of Salem with the help of an experienced tour guide who eases your visit and makes it worthwhile. The main highlight of the hall is the interactive show of Cry In...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Stephen Phillips House

    Family and Kids

    Historic New England Phillips House is a residence turned museum in Salem. Initially belonging to Elias Hasket Derby, one of the self-made millionaires of that time, the house later became the residence of Stephen W. Phillips who bought the house in 1911 and moved five generation of family furnishings into the house. After the death of Stephen W. Philips in 1955, the house was converted into a ...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Salem Wax Museum And Salem Witch Village

    Family and Kids

    If you are looking for a place to celebrate Halloween in the best way possible, then Salem is the ideal place and the neighborhood of Salem Witch Village is the ideal place to be in. Lined by attractions like Salem Wax Museum, Frankenstein's Castle, Salem Witch Village, and the Old Burying Point cemetery, the area is popularly recognized as the haunted neighborhood. Catch a sight of the life-si...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Essex Street Pedestrian Mall

    Family and Kids

    Essex Street Pedestrian Mall is a shopping center in Salem that helps you in picking up the best souvenirs for your loved ones and offers a special something to cherish Salem by. From everyday gifts to glittering jewelry to curious witchcraft collections to wines to paintings to imaginative toys to Harry Potter souvenirs to coffee mugs to watches, Essex Street Pedestrian mall has a unique somet...Read more