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Salem Witch Village

282 Rear Derby Street, Salem, MA
978-740-9229
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Ranked #27 of 41 Attractions in Salem
Type: Specialty Museums, History Museums
Traveler Description: The Salem Witch Village is not a village. It's an indoor guided tour through a maze containing sets covering the history of witchcraft from it's... more »
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manchester, UK
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

Loads of people dressed up as witches (mostly tourists) wandering around. Lots of shops containing witch-type stuff. We visited the witch museum, dungeons, and pirate museum, for which we got a discount ticket for the 3 attractions. Good value, but by the time we had done all three we had done enough. There were loads more things there, but a... More

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

It was a good history lesson, but the tour was not very long. I'm glad I did not pay more for the ticket then I did. The attraction seemed like it needed a little up keep as well.

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Toronto, Canada
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76 reviews 76 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This is a very quaint and nice town. They have a lime on the sidewalk your follow to all the different attractions. I personally did the Salem Witch Museum then took in the historical significance of Salem. I'd suggest going to the Salem information centre first as they are run by park rangers and will explain each attraction in Salem... More

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ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Good lesson from a practicing witch. Fun and entertaining. Thanks! Not too scary for smaller children and cool enough for teens :)

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Shanghai, China
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It was very fun to walk around. For more detailed tours and to go into certain areas of certain places you had to pay but you could get a very nice free experience.

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West Newfield, Maine, United States
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64 reviews 64 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The entire "village" is fun to explore but if you enter the shop for the tour and received the guide we had - well, you will be disappointed. This 20 year old bubble head was horrible. She was so proud to be a witch that instead of bringing acceptance to her path she made herself look like a nut. I... More

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Uniontown, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This was a great tour to take if you're interested in learning where the modern stereotypes of witches came from, as well as the history of the jack-o-lantern, Halloween, and other things that have become part of the American lexicon relating to witchcraft. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and energetic. I'd recommend this tour to those who are looking... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Very interesting, the blonde tour guide was extremely informative! She was very nice and witty, all information was accurate and she was very nice to us after the tour. Highly recommend this, 5 stars

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devonport tasmania
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Great tour of the witch museum. Main street has nice shops with a very witchy theme. Great place to visit for a day.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
25 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

Me and my husband went here after we bought an "Hysteria Pass" for this and the Wax Museum and an info scroll for the Witch Memorial. We bought tickets from the wax museum and the lady was very friendly and the staff in the Witch Village were also friendly. There were only four people on our tour so that was... More

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