Live the History!
These beautiful locally made cards are a nostalgic reminder of Salem' past. It’s a Wonderful Life is embossed in silver and comes with a silver envelope. The box of 10 cards sell for $12. The supply is limited, available on a first come - first serve basis. These are sure to bring a smile to the recipient’s face!
July through October 2020
Sunday afternoons 1-4pm
> Wear masks
> Gloves will be provided and must be worn
Cost: $6 adults / $3 ages 5-17 / Members and children under 5 are free.
PLUS: The Gift Shop will be open from 1-3:30 each Sunday. Click here to see some of the items we are featuring in our gift shop.
- 2021 Calendar is now available.
- History book by local author Leah Rudy, ”Columbiana County Pioneer Association". Click here to read more about this book.
- Salem Crock
- New book illustrated by local resident Maggie Berthold Fearn, "The Might-y House Guest".
PLUS so much more.
The Gift Shop is now open every Sunday from 1 - 3:30, or call for an appointment..
Monthly Meetings will resume when permitted. We continue to plan for them and they are posted on our Calendar Page. In the meantime you can use the link below to view past meetings.
Monthly Meetings are open to the public and parking is available in the municipal parking lot across from the lower entrance on South Lundy Avenue.
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 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.