Visit The Real Pirates Exhibit
Visit one of the most exciting new attractions in Salem, MA.
- Adult Ages 15+
- Child Ages 5-14
- Seniors 65 and Over
Explore The Exhibition
Experience The True Tales of Pirates in Massachusetts
View Authentic Pirate Treasure
See the world’s only fully authenticated pirate treasure ever discovered retrieved from the wreck, and last touched by the hands of pirates more than 300 years ago.
Real pirate artifacts include:
Explore Our Discovery Lab
Explore our Discovery Lab, where you can learn more about the archaeological preservation process for historic artifacts.
- Discovery Lab Activities List
- Recovering The Whydah: Take an audio tour of the Whydah Gally Shipwreck recovery narrated by underwater explorer, Barry Clifford.
Visit Our Gift Shop
- Keepsake Pirate Photo
- Purchase items to take home
Real Pirates Speaker Series
Real stories are part and parcel of the Real Pirates Salem experience. Go on account as we set sail on an intellectual journey with a series of speakers that will dive deep into the real effects that pirates have had on our past and our present. This once a month programming will feature scholars, professionals, and experienced experts who will navigate us through history.
Includes a guided tour of the museum.
6:30pm museum tour. 7:00pm presentation. Presentations to be held in the Discovery Lab.
Book Your Exhibition Tickets Online
Book tickets for both individuals and groups here.
Real Pirates Salem follows all state and local COVID protocols for your safety and that of others.