Friday, Oct. 25, 2019
You are invited to an evening of dining and telling of ghostly tales. During dinner you will be acquainted with Salem’s local folklore, tales, myths and legends. Following dinner we will explore the downtown streets of Salem, telling of Salem’s “haunted” past.
- Doors open at 6pm
- Dinner served at 6:30pm
- Cost: $25 per person
- Call 330-205-3923 for reservations no later than Oct. 20th
2019 Ghost Trolley Tours:
Saturday, Oct. 26 6pm,8pm,10pm
Cost is $15 per person
There are three occasions that riders exit the trolley and walk around, wear good walking shoes.
Call the reservation number 330-205-3923 to schedule your tour.
Next Monthly Meetings:
Tuesday Nov. 12, 2019 7pm
We will be honoring our veterans.
Tuesday Dec. 10, 2019 7pm
A Christmas Celebration
More details to come.
Monthly Meetings are open to the public. Parking is available in the South Lundy Street lot across from the museum.
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.
A short program "Artists of the Gilded Age" is being aired on PBS highlighting beautiful buildings and works of art in Northeast Ohio by local artisans and craftspeople. This clip includes an interview with historian and author, Don Mathews, who uses our resources for research. It includes shots of our beautiful museum.
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:
Our museum gets many artifacts, some of which we do not see often. Can you guess what this is? Click below to see more photos and information on how to submit your responses.
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.