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Over the next 75 days, you have a chance to celebrate our 75th anniversary and help us facilitate our work at the museum to help us grow.
DATES: Sunday Tours are being offered every Sunday from beginning of May through end of October.
TIME: 1-4pm. The last tour will start about 3:30pm
COST: $6 (18 and over)
$3 (age 5-17)
Free for members and children under 5
START HERE: This year the tours are beginning at our gift shop at 239 South Lundy Street, pictured above.
Our next Monthly Meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, 7pm. Underground Railroad in Portage County/Randolph/Marlboro, presented by Carey Steele.
The meeting is open to the public.
A brief question and answer period will follow the presentation.
We have hundreds of special artifacts on display and over 12 rooms in our four buildings that offer theme contents. Sunday tours begin at the entrance to Pearce Building at 208 South Broadway.
Museum Tours are given from
May through the end of October each Sunday from 1-4pm and every Second Saturday from 1-4pm.
Both group and individual tours are also available by appointment.
Each year, over 1,000 passengers including school children, out-of-town visitors, and residents take advantage of our various trolley tours:
with plans to add tours for Charles Burchfield and Alan Freed.
The trolley participates in community events and is rented for weddings, birthdays, reunions, and other celebrations.
call or contact us. We want to talk with you!
It's not too late to get your copy of this collectable 2022 calendar "Remembering Where We Were," featuring Salem buildings that were loved and lost. QR codes are on the calendar for more information on the month's featured structure. This calendar will be a treasured keepsake for anyone who grew up or lived in Salem.
Cost: $15 at our Gift Shop and at Salem Computer Center. You can have a calendar shipped to you for a $3 shipping and handling fee.
Several choices of location and setup
Use your own caterer, photographer, musicians
Call us at 330-337-8514
The Museum Gift Shop is located on the lower level of the Dale Shaffer Research Library facing South Lundy and is open during our regular hours or by appointment.
The gift shop offers Salem-related merchandise, some of which are exclusive.
The Dale Shaffer Research Library has books and file cabinets full of articles, original documents, photos, and other archival material for almost any subject and many people related to Salem and the surrounding areas.
Our staff is knowledgeable and willing to help. Visit us during business hours or call to make other arrangements.
Join us! Benefits of membership:
The Salem Historical Society is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. While the museum gathers operating funds from museum tours and foundation grants, we largely rely on donations, both big and small from our membership and our community. These donations are always used wisely and are greatly appreciated.