Salem is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Salem one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Salem is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Salem or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Salem. Explore the historical monuments of Salem with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Salem guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Salem page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Charter St, Salem, MA 01970, USA
12:01 am - 12:00 am
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 intrigui...
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310 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970, USA
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
If there is one structure in Salem that has a direct connection to the Salem Witch Trails of 1692, it is 'The Witch House'. Once home to the judge Jonathan Corwin who presided the Witch trails, the Witch House is now a historic landmark and is an important tourist attraction. Standing as a significant example of the beauty of the 17-th century New ...
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235 Essex St Salem, MA 01970, USA
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...
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160 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970, USA
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 Go...
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32 Derby Square, Salem, MA 01970, USA
12:01 am - 12:00 am
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 highligh...
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34 Chestnut St, Salem, MA 01970, USA
11:00 am - 04:00 pm
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. P...
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288 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970, USA
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 hau...
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N Washington Square, Salem, MA 01970, USA
Bounded by Bridge, Derby, Collins cove, and St. Peters Streets, Salem Common Historic District is a historic attraction in Salem which is also an open park area. The lush greens of the park are well-maintained and are an ideal place to relax and unwind the day's stress. If you are a couple, take a romantic stroll across the park that is surrounded ...
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318 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970, USA
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Operated by the Peabody Essex Museum, Ropes Mansion is a Georgian style Colonial Mansion in Salem that is open to the public. Originally built for a merchant named Samuel Barnard, Ropes family then inhabited the house until 1907 from its purchase in 1768. Although the house underwent several interior transformations and restorations over the years,...