The Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum was founded in 1968 and preserves the memory of Islanders who risked their lives to rescue people from the numerous shipwrecks that have taken place around the Island of Nantucket. The museum is owned by the Egan Maritime Institute.
The museum has both permanent and changing exhibitions. Their . . . → Read More: Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
The Peabody Essex Museum has its origins in the establishment of a “cabinet of natural and artificial curiosities,” by the East India Marine Society of Salem in 1799. Its original intent was to store a collection of objects collected by society members. In 1848, two other organizations, the Essex Historical Society (founded in 1821), . . . → Read More: Peabody Essex Museum – Salem, Massachusetts
Founded in 1972, the Salem Witch Museum brings you back to the 1692 hysteria that gripped Salem when over 100 people where tried and convicted of witchcraft, and 19 were hanged and 1 pressed to death.
Salem Witch Museum
Visitors are treated to stage sets with life sized figures and narration that provide . . . → Read More: Salem Witch Museum – Salem, Massachusetts