The Salem Witch Museum takes visitors back to 1692, when accusations of witchcraft struck fear in the hearts of the townspeople. Witches: Evolving Perceptions examines the traditional imagery of the witch, views of witches from the 17th century to today and the phenomenon of witch hunts. Open daily year-round. Call Merry Ward for group reservations. Translations are available in Cantonese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian and Spanish. Please allow 1 hour and 15 minutes.