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Address: 197-201 Essex Street, Salem, MA
Phone Number: (978) 741-7770
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Our tour guide was fun and informative, but once you have seen one corny museum you have seen them all. This one is no exception to the needing modernization. If these museums... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
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Dalton, Massachusetts
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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The museum was good once again I learned a lot. It was about 25 minutes and very interesting. It was a fun experience. They have a discounted three ticket discount it is like buy 2 get one free.

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Ottawa, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Very disapointed. The mannequins were poorly made, we didn't learn anything new (prior to this visit we took the trolley tour and visited the witch house). Aspen, our guide, was very entertaining and lighten up our visit.

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

Our tour guide was fun and informative, but once you have seen one corny museum you have seen them all. This one is no exception to the needing modernization. If these museums would repaint the mannequins and redo the scenes using modern technology it would be worth it. This applies to ALL of them in Salem not just this one

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

This was awful and would definitely not recommend it. Unfortunately we had to do the whole thing on our own. Now I understand why no one showed up. I have never been more uncomfortable in my entire life. Our tour guide was a Miley Cyrus try hard in a pilgrime outfit. I was confused to say the least. She kept... More 

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Until I visited this museum (our first of many) I really had no idea of what the actual witch trial were really about. This was a great first stop to prepare us for the rest of the trip regarding the events in 1692.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

If you're into the Witch trails I'd suggest stopping here. Seen to follow history pretty close and is a fun experience. Nice gift shop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Really cool and funny tour guide, Jade (as in the stone) looks like Taylor Swift. Great job. I will recommend to anyone who visits Salem. Thanks Jade.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Picked this one museum to visit in Salem on our trip on 5/1. Overall we were not really impressed. There was a few tidbits of new information learned but the tour guide didn't seem real engaged and made multiple comments that seemed out of place and not relevant about her life.The price of the tour through their basement of the... More 

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Brasov County, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My experience after visiting this place led me to decide that this is the best place to learn about witch trials from all the places across Salem. We got a combo ticket from here for visiting 3 places ( Witch History Museum, Witch Dungeon Museum and Pirates Museum ) for $19.

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Salem, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

As a Salem resident, we last visited this "museum" about 6 years ago and thought it was informative and fun. We had a friend in town in October and took her on this tour, and we left completely embarrassed that we talked the place up to her. The presenter at the beginning lost is place once, then a couple minutes... More 

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Additional Information about Witch History Museum

Address: Address: 197-201 Essex Street, Salem, MA
Phone Number: (978) 741-7770
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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