Peabody Essex Museum -
Features over 30 galleries exhibiting international collections of maritime art and history, Asian export art, Native American art, arts of Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands, American decorative arts, natural history, and historic houses.
The Salem Witch Museum - www.salemwitchmuseum.com/
FAQs, museum and group tour information, plus overview of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692.
The House of the Seven Gables Historic Site -
On Turner Street in Salem. This home is the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion (built in 1668), and was the inspiration for Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel, "The House of the Seven Gables." Open for tours, they also have a garden cafe, and museum store on the site. Nathaniel Hawthorne's birthplace is also on the site.
Salem Wax Museum of Witches & Seafarers -
Museum dedicated to Salem's darkest days (1690's), complete with interactive exhibits and wax figures.