Salem Witch Hunt: Examine the Evidence

Salem Witch Hunt: Examine the Evidence - Film (CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE DUE TO COVID-19) 

Presented by Essex Heritage and the National Park Service, Salem Witch Hunt: Examine the Evidence features authentic dialogue and the latest research by renowned Salem Witch Trial scholars. Scenes depicted in the film were shot at actual locations associated with the Witch Trials of 1692. The sites can still be visited today. Information on how to visit the sites is below.

Salem Witch Hunt: Examine the Locations.
Salem and Essex County have a wealth of structures still standing that witnessed the period of the 1692 witchcraft trials. Download the guide to the sites used in Salem Witch Hunt: Examine the Evidence and experience 17th century New England. Download bulletin (pdf).

Visit even more locations throughout Salem and nearby Danvers with a connection to the trials by downloading the Visitor's Guide to 1692. Download brochure (pdf).

Movie Times: Currently not showing due to COVID-19

Shown Daily at 11:00am, 1:00pm & 3:00pm 

Movie Ticket Prices:

Adults: $5.00
Seniors (62+): $3.00
Children (6-16): $3.00
Under 6 FREE

Tickets available at:
The National Park Service Visitor Center
2 New Liberty Street Salem, MA 01970

Visit NPS Website

Film Credits

Directed & Produced by
Tom Phillips

Executive Producer
Essex National Heritage Commission

Featuring Renowned Scholars

Margo Burns
Director of the Language Center
St. Paul’s School

Dr. Mary Beth Norton
Professor of American History
Cornell University

Dr. Emerson “Tad” Baker 
Professor of History
Salem State University

Dr. Benjamin Ray
Professor of Religious Studies
University of Virginia

Richard B. Trask
Historian and Archivist
Danvers Archival Center

A special thanks to NPS Park Historian Emily Murphy, PhD.


Myths & Misconceptions - Walking Tour

This tour seeks to uncover the myths, and debunk any misconceptions you might have about the Salem Witch Trials. This walking tour lasts approximately 1 hour, and includes stops at the Witch Trials Memorial, and the site of the original 17th century Jail. 

Due to COVID-19 the city tour limits have been greatly reduced to 9 participants; at this time we will only be booking private tours of 9 or less for OCTOBER 2020. If you would like to book a private tour* please email for available times. 

Adults: $12.00

Seniors (62+): $10.00

Children (6-16): $9.00

Under 6 FREE

*For groups of 5 of less their will be a flat tour rate of $60, any groups over 5 people will pay the normal tour rates.

PLEASE NOTE: The entire downtown of SALEM is a MASK MANDATORY ZONE, so all participants must wear a mask the entire time of the tour. Please read more about Salem and the COVID-19 regulations here