Salem 1630: Pioneer Village

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Forest River Park
Salem, MA 01970

Step back in time to 17th century New England at Salem's oldest living history museum. Discover Salem 1630: Pioneer Village. It is a recreation of the English colony established by Roger Conant and his intrepid band of settlers. From these humbling beginnings the seeds of Revolution were planted.


1:00 and 2:45 Friday, Saturday and Sunday From mid-April until September 30.


$6.00 adults, $4.00 children Tickets available at the Witch House: 310 ½ Essex Street, Salem.

Driving Directions: 

From downtown Salem, follow Lafayette Street (Route 114) south to Loring Avenue by Salem State College. Take left at West Avenue light and proceed easterly straight into Forest River Park. Park on the grass, or along the fence overlooking the pond.Pioneer Village is located in the northeast corner of the park, between the little league field and Salem Harbor.

Site Notes & Advisories: 

Village is currently closed for repairs. Restoration in early 1990s secured Phoenix Award. See Salem Tales description on


  • Family Friendly
  • Parking
  • Restroom
  • Self guided


  • Historic Resources
  • Museums
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