The Salem Museum is now open!
Masks (over nose and mouth) and social distancing are required.
- Thursday, November 26–closed for Thanksgiving
- December 24-28–closed for Christmas
- December 31 – January 4–closed for New Years
Appreciating the Art of Walter Biggs: a Conversation with Eric Fitzpatrick. Watch the video.
Our other programs and activities include
~ History All Around Us: Video Tours of Salem’s historic places, people, and objects, including the “White Glove Wednesday” and “About Town” video series
∼ Exhibits on regional history drawn from our extensive collections
∼ Events and activities including the annual Ghost Walk
∼ Monthly speaker series, with fascinating programs on local history
∼ Research Library with assistance available
∼ School tours offered for all grade levels
∼ Internships and volunteer opportunities
∼ Historic rental space with modern amenities.
The Salem Museum & Historical Society is an independent nonprofit organization preserving and celebrating the history of Salem, Virginia, founded in 1802, and the surrounding areas.