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Address: 16 Lynde Street, Salem, MA 01970
Phone Number: 978-741-3570
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Description: After a trial reenactment, visitors tour the recreated dungeon where the...
After a trial reenactment, visitors tour the recreated dungeon where the condemned witches were sent.
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Pricey for what you get but better than most "witch" attractions

I was ambivalent about this one. This was another place that doesn't tell you on their website or in their brochure how often their "tours/performances" are offered. For once, we... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I was ambivalent about this one. This was another place that doesn't tell you on their website or in their brochure how often their "tours/performances" are offered. For once, we were lucky that we arrived 5 minutes before the next performance would start. The visit consisted of a performance and then a "tour." Things I liked: -- the performance was... More 

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Plano, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

With so many witchy-themed things to see in Salem, I urge you not to waste your time on this place. The experience started with a 10 minute reenactment of the witch trials. The "acting" was quite horrible. I've seen better acting at amusement parks. We then proceeded down to the dungeon. While it was a bit creepy, it was just... More 

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Pleasant Grove, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

I specifically looked for this place, because I wanted my kids to see the reenactment I saw as a college student visiting with my parents. I found it! It was exactly the same. Kinda cheesy, but the kids liked it.

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I learned a lot in Salem. It was very interesting the things they told you and how it came to be. What happened at back in the day, everyone seemed to like it.

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Thunder Bay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Would have liked more of the re enactment but definitely gave a good sense. The re-created dungeon was horrifying in how the accused were treated.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The re-enactment was good and the dungeon was creepy - like others have said. So sad to see the tiny rooms they were held in. Definitely worth seeing!

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

At first I thought this museum was going to be just another tacky Salem witch museum but as a history major I found the museum in its entirety authentic, realistic, and historically relevant. The stage and acting put you right in 1660s Salem. The guide was very knowledgeable, the actors were fantastic, and at many points the museum was spooky.... More 

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Dalton, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

It seems as though all of the museums in Salem are in need of some modernization. This one is no different. Overall the tour was fun and informative and the tour guide knew a lot, but the figures need to be redone and the "dungeon" itself could use a little sprucing up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

By all means travelers should stop by the witch dungeon museum. I was early in the day and the lady came to me in the audience and started with the narration and setting the stage for 2 young women to act out the trial dialogue. They were superb. Then the lady took me downstairs to the dungeons and explained the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The acting done in the 1st part of the attraction was very well done. The people who worked in the museum were very helpful especially given what a wet, cold, blustery day it was. The dungeon lacked authenticity to some extent, but the guide was knowledgeable and friendly.

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Address: Address: 16 Lynde Street, Salem, MA 01970
Phone Number: 978-741-3570
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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