Salem School of Witchcraft

About the Member

Salem School of Witchcraft

The Salem School of Witchcraft, founded by artist and game designer Hope, is a multifaceted business offering a magical-themed Airbnb experience, handcrafted giftware, and educational opportunities in Salem, Massachusetts. This unique establishment combines whimsical accommodation with artisanal crafts and witchcraft classes.

Key Features:

  • Themed Airbnb rooms: Witches Room, Magic Forest Room, and Dark Magic Room
  • Alchemist’s Library common area for guests
  • Self-serve breakfast bar with 24/7 coffee and tea
  • Handcrafted giftware line focusing on Halloween and Christmas
  • Witchcraft and magic classes
  • 420-friendly establishment with a secret garden

Signature Programs/Services:

  1. Magical Accommodation: Themed rooms in a witchcraft-inspired Airbnb
  2. Artisanal Giftware: Handcrafted items, including Wooly Witches, 3-D collectible cards, and themed ornaments
  3. Witchcraft Education: Classes in various magical disciplines
  4. Seasonal Crafts: Halloween and Christmas-themed handmade items

Mission:

By creating unique, handcrafted items, we aim to create a magical experience for guests while providing employment opportunities for underserved women, especially those in the disabled and elderly population.

Historical Background:

  • Founded by Hope, a retired illustrator and game designer from the toy industry
  • Opened in 2016 after Hope’s retirement from the corporate world
  • Builds on Hope’s extensive experience in creative design and product development

Impact:

The Salem School of Witchcraft contributes to Salem’s unique tourism landscape by offering immersive, magical experiences. It also supports the local community by creating employment opportunities and producing handcrafted, locally-made souvenirs and gifts.

Visitor Information:

  • Location: 1 mile from downtown Salem, surrounded by water on three sides
  • Amenities: Self-serve breakfast, free Wi-Fi, garden access
  • Accessibility: Not suitable for children under 5 due to museum-like props. Steep stairs from 1890.

Contact:

Experience the magic of Salem in this one-of-a-kind witchcraft-themed bed and breakfast. Immerse yourself in a world of wonder, take a class in magic, and bring home unique, handcrafted souvenirs from your enchanting stay!