WELCOME TO THE SALEM WITCH TRIALS MEMORIAL!
When you visit Salem, we invite you to visit the Memorial, where you will:
- LEARN – About the 20 individuals who were put to death in 1692 because they were accused of witchcraft.
- DISCOVER – The effects of ignorance, intolerance and a faulty justice system that led to 20 deaths and the imprisonment of many more.
- EXPERIENCE – The Memorial as a quiet place of reflection and contemplation.
- CONSIDER – How do the lessons of 1692 pertain to present-day events?
The Memorial is handicapped accessible and appropriate for all ages.
It is centrally located in downtown Salem, within easy walking distance of many of Salem’s attractions, accommodations, restaurants, and shops. The Memorial receives more than 600,000 visitors each year.