New England Pirate Museum, Salem

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New England Pirate Museum is located in Salem. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Salem holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the New England Pirate Museum and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Except attractive arrangements of figurines in historical costumes I didn't find anything interesting. The guided tour is a show, but doesn't contain too much relevant information. It seemed to be enj...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Museum Pirate (Guide) Collin was not very animated and very dry with his delivery of comedic lines. Tough the information was vastly interesting and knowledgeable... you could tell the guide was not i...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    The history of local pirates was of some interest, but was presented quite poorly. Our guide through the exhibit had simply memorized his talk, which he presented far too rapidly for ready understandi...  more »
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  • May 20, 2017
    We didn't actually see much of the museum as they have wax figures and my kids are scared of them. However the staff was friendly and the gift shop prices were reasonable.
  • June 17, 2017
    Poor assortiment of real exebits. Most of exebits are poor quality figures of pirates.
  • May 27, 2017
    Delightful tour of piracy of both famous and local pirates. Worth the price of admission.
  • May 28, 2017
    A historical museum focused upon piracy (And New England Piracy at that) and Salems early history.
  • May 27, 2017
    Interesting guided tour, allows flash photography and has a friendly staff.

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Where to stay in Salem

There are a number of accommodations within walking distance of downtown, enabling you to make the most of Salem’s nightlife and dining options. Those who want a room rich with character should look to the outskirts of the city. There you can find a number of charming bed and breakfasts, several of which are in restored century-old homes. A house or apartment rental is ideal if you're on vacation for a longer period of time.
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