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Address: 16 Lynde Street, Salem, MA 01970
Phone Number: 978-741-3570
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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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Very interesting how people thought back in 17th century. Very hard living.The museum was a great lesson in history.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
dlh1953
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Wellington, Florida

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Wellington, Florida
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting how people thought back in 17th century. Very hard living.The museum was a great lesson in history.

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Thank dlh1953
Hartly, Delaware, United States
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124 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really wasn't impressed especially given the line people had to wait in to get in. It was around Halloween so perhaps during other parts of the year.

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Thank AshleyMEvans
Salem, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

In Salem you tend to hear the same stories over and over. If you start at the Witch Dungeon you'll get a combination of a live re-enactment and a museum. Fun, and not too scary for the little ones.

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Thank Charlo916
New York City, New York
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

So it's a performance theater kind of presentation with a tour. The story telling is actually well done and very interesting. Although the display is a little outdated, it does give you a good picture or visual of what these victims went through. For that alone, I think it's worth the trip. When we went in November, there weren't any... More 

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Thank wolfspiritgirl
Lake Ariel PA
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

I have been to the Witch Dungeon several times and it remains one of my favorite places to go in Salem. The re-enactment is short but very interesting, the actors are very good and the guides are very informative. The Dungeon itself is very cool (although there are quite a few steps involved to get down to the Dungeon if... More 

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Thank kidsensation23
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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316 reviews
159 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

I give them credit for maintaining this place and having guided tours but it is not entertaining nor interesting! There is not much for children there, and for young children it is scary. For teens and adults it is something to do during Halloween but I felt that they could be more creative with explanations and maybe having people in... More 

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Thank Danuza
Delmar, New York
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368 reviews
260 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

We visited the Dungeon (really a recreation of the dungeon) in November 2015 when we visited Salem. It was a very enjoyable trip back to a chilling time in American History specifically the Witch Trials. Initially you are taken into a converted church/theater where there is a stage and some actors portraying a victim and an accuser of the witch... More 

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Thank Edward2651
South Toms River, New Jersey, United States
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We had experience the Salem Witch Museum and were not impressed. This place restored our faith in the touristy experience that my friend and I both have come to love. The tour opened in the main section of a church where we all sat. In the front of the room it was set up as a courtroom. The judge and... More 

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Thank Carol C
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11 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

I love the shop I love the tour is little slow but it was full of facts and information it was really fun. I would go back again if I ever go there

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Thank Teresa H
Uckfield, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

A place full of fun facts. If you want to learn a lot about the witch trails, then this is one of the places to go. You have a short guided tour but is compacted full of facts.

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