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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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Expensive, Fun, Dated!

This place is definitely quite old but it gives a rather entertaining depiction of the Salem Witch Trials. It's a great place to take school groups and the gift shop is quite... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Newcastle, Australia
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Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

This place is definitely quite old but it gives a rather entertaining depiction of the Salem Witch Trials. It's a great place to take school groups and the gift shop is quite nice. If you're in Salem, check this place out!

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Worcester
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

The best part is the beginning where actors play out a snippet of what may have happened during one of the witch trials. The tableaux in the dungeon (which is not actually the witch dungeon-that no longer exists) are somewhat interesting but not unique. The guide was knowledgeable and thorough and had some dramatic flair. It was a good place... More 

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit for the family especially younger children! I enjoyed bringing my little ones they love going quite often which is great, it gives me a great reason for me to be out there!

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North Adams, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

A little dated in today's time of multimedia, but effective and informative. Does not take long to visit and more factual than some of the other dramatic approaches to the story.

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Marlboro, New Jersey, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The museum has a reenactment of one of the witch trials based on actual trial transcripts. It really gave you a "first hand" experience of what was going on at the time. After the reenactment there is a tour of a dungeon, which is a replica of the actual dungeons used. From a historical perspective it was very informative.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

travel back in time well kept and interesting very popular especially for Halloween lines can get long but worth the stop

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Calgary, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Yes it was interesting, a bit cheesy, and at the same time creepy. We got to see the show, then went down the stairs to see first hand how things were. It was cold and dark and damp.

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The show is a little dated with the mannequins but in a good way if that makes any sense. It has a small town charm and the men and women who work there are really friendly and the tour after the show is very thought provoking

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Sunbury, Pennsylvania, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

the town is full of money traps. there are several museums and tours that all claim similar things. I picked this one and wasn't disappointed. at 8$, it was on the cheapest end of museums- most are 8 to 10ish per person. you can save money if you buy tickets to 2 or 3 other places in a package deal.... More 

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Piscataway, New Jersey
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This museum reenacts the Salem witch trials from the beginning of the false accusations to the terrible end. It is well narrated and quite gripping, providing a glimpse into a terrifying, historical event. A good education experience for children to " live" history. The tour afterwards is equally well done with a live narrator, however, it is too brief and... More 

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