- TripBuzz found 204 things to do indoors in the Essex area. From Cogswell's Grant to Essex Shipbuilding Museum, Essex offers a variety of rainy day activities and other fun things to do indoors — including 205 indoor attractions with ratings over 90%.
- There are 57 different types of things to do inside in or near Essex, Massachusetts. Some of the most popular types of these activities include: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Movie Theaters and Theaters.
- There are 2 indoor activities in Essex, and 202 indoor attractions in nearby cities within 25 miles, including: Boston, Cambridge, Salem and Beverly.
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The House of the Seven Gables is an original colonial mansion dating back to late 17th-century which operates as a local museum today featuring restored period furnishings and a variety of other artifacts.
Washington Square North, Salem, MA 01970 MoreLess Info
Salem Witch Museum houses numerous life-sized replicas of stage sets, lighting and prominent figures providing visitors the opportunity to learn more about the infamous Salem Witch trials of 1692.
The Hollywood Hits Theatre is a cinema multiplex that shows a variety of films, including independent films and classics. It offers free refills on large popcorn and drinks, and runs a variety of discount specials.
A candlepin bowling center, Sunnyside Bowladrome features 32 lanes suitable for both open and league bowling. The center offers private event hosting, a pro shop with balls and accessories, electronic scoring, bumpers and a game room.
A majority of artwoks on display in the Peabody Essex Museum, considered as one of the oldest operating museums in America, comprises of multiple exhibits about the diverse cultures of the world such as Asian, Native Indian, Japanese, African, Korean art and more.
Guests can board a full length pirate ship and explore an 80 foot cave as part of the New England Pirate Museum which brings the 1690s to life. Artifacts from sunken ships and pirate treasures form the bulk of the displayed collections.
Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery is a local monster museum which features the private collection of James Lurgio comprising of around 50 different characters spanning the history of horror in Hollywood movies. Besides the full-sized replicas, the gallery also houses many movie props.
Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre, earlier known as the Witches Cottage, offers live witchcraft and ghost shows and a special show for the kids called Professor Wunder's School of Magic . The lobby functions as a mini museum with numerous replica artifacts of the Salem Witch Trials.