Live the History!
Our gift shop manager, Dixie, is featuring beautiful Christmas items that include the collectable Salem China table pieces and ornaments with the "Christmas Eve" pattern by designer Viktor Schreckengost. There are many more Christmas items such as the Saint Paul Parish Christmas Stocking, books, and ornaments.
The gift shop entrance is at 239 South Lundy and is open Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9 'til noon. The gift shop is also open during museum tours on Sunday from 1-4pm.
It is never too early to start Christmas plans.
The Quakertown Trolley is scheduled for the following tours:
Friday, Aug 6 at 2pm -- "Schools of Salem" for Salem High School Alumni Weekend
Saturday, Aug 28 at 10am -- "Underground Railroad"
Duration: 60-90 minutes
Cost: $15 per person
Walk-ons are welcome on a first-come first-serve basis after passengers with reservations.
Reservations: Call 330-337-6733 and leave a message. Your call will be returned.
Trolley loads at 239 South Lundy Ave.
You are invited to our Monthly Meeting Annual Picnic on August 10, 2021 from 6-8pm at Shelter 1 in Centennial Park. Our guest speaker will be Tom Butch, Board Chairman speaking about "Columbiana County Parks – History & What’s New.”
Our Monthly Meetings are scheduled on the second Tuesday of each Month and open to the public.
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.
The Salem Chamber of Commerce has an excellent video about Salem on their webpage. If you haven't seen it, you should.
Click here or on the image above to view it. This is why we love Salem: "we are either born here or we are planted here." If we move away, a part of our heart stays here. What other town can boast of a top-notch Summer Concert Series or activities such as Salem Second Saturdays?
call or contact us. We want to talk with you!
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.