Salem 1630: Pioneer Village

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.


98 West Avenue Salem, MA 1970

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.

Notes & Advisories

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


  • Historic Resources
  • Museums


  • Appropriate for all ages
  • Parking Available
  • Restrooms Available
  • Self-Guided