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Salem's 13 Ghosts

131 Essex St., #5, Salem, MA 01970
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Ranked #36 of 42 attractions in Salem
Type: Performances
Traveler Description: If your looking for an amazing visual experience, then head over to this attraction.  It is right in the heart of downtown Salem, within walking... more »
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Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

It was only okay.. my kids had fun with the 3D glasses. But it was a bit old and could use some renovations. Especially for the $$ spent for a family of four, not really worth it.

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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

We waited an hour in line to sign up for a 30min tour, which they had scheduled to run every 15 minutes. The tour was actually awful. Why would anyone offer a "modern ghost" tour in a place with as much history as salem? We were not even told of any actually hauntings, just accounts of people feeling "weird" in... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I must admit, I was slightly dubious of what I thought would be another weak try for tourist dollars, and I was wrong. Went to a couple things this group has done and they do a really nice job. This is now where we send people visiting town when they want something with a bit more theater tan the other... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

I did this tour with a friend on a trip to Boston/Salem in October. LOVED this tour! I have done several ghost tours throughout the U.S. and this is one of my favorites that I have ever done. Our tour guide was named Victoria and she was great! She was extremely informative and not only pointed out great things about... More

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Deerfield, New Hampshire
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108 reviews 108 reviews
25 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We arrived at the opening time. They were not ready until 20 minutes after they opened. We paid $10 for adults and $7 for kids. They recommend ages 6+. After paying, we were given 3D glasses and just kind of pushed along into a neon nightmare. There was no real introduction or any storyline. There are two or three people... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We took our two kids (ages 10 and 13) on the night tour on Oct. 4 for my daughter's birthday. I think it was a decent tour for what you paid ($13 adults/$10 kids). Our tour guide was very nice knowledgeable and seemed to really enjoy Salem. My only complaint was that she would talk a lot while walking along... More

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Alice Springs
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

Do not bother. It is a walk-through maze of mannequins splashed with paint under UV light. This "time machine" achieves the amazing feat of making something that is actually 3 dimensional look like a really bad attempt at an early 3D movie.

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New York, New York, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

This little attraction was not something we planned on doing but so glad we did. very short, perhaps 15-20 minutes, but visually very well done, fun, different, and educational. a little expensive in my opinion, but lovely.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

We went here in October when they had the haunted house set up. It was okay, although it's not for people who are really looking for a thrill. The museum is more interesting if you are looking to learn about the trials and witches in Salem. If you want something fun and entertaining, then this place is fine.

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new york
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

The tour was historical in nature and the young lady who walked to fast for all the tour informed us of haunted happenings in town. It's not scary if that's what your looking for. There a huge amount of tours in salem, we passed others that seemed more involved and theatrical. 13 Ghosts have a cool 3D haunted house, but... More

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