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Address: One East India Square, Salem, MA 01970
Phone Number: (978) 744-1400
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3:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:45 am - 7:45 pm
Mon - Thu 3:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Fri 3:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:45 am - 10:00 pm

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Great small theater

Love stopping here to see a movie. Very much a throw back to the theaters I remember growing up. Make fresh popcorn unlike today's big chains and it's decent price.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
Joseph L
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Traverse City, Michigan
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Traverse City, Michigan
Top Contributor
235 reviews 235 reviews
75 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Love stopping here to see a movie. Very much a throw back to the theaters I remember growing up. Make fresh popcorn unlike today's big chains and it's decent price.

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Amherst, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

My husband and I took our two children to Salem to see the sights, learn some history and be a part of the atmosphere in town. We saw online information about the Salem Haunted Magic Show so we figured we'd take the kids and kill 2 hours. First, it's in a movie theater but the production is not a film,... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

I have been a long time patron of this movie theater and always choose it over competing theaters. I love the size, the popcorn with real butter and the customer service. Today that service went above and beyond my expectations. The start of the film The Hobbit was delayed due to an issue with the projector. The film started 15... More 

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The CinemaSalem is an old movie house with various theaters. We saw the movie '1692' in a very small theater that probably sat 30 people. It wasn't cheap, we paid $9 a person. The movie was very short but it was in 3D which, of course, is fun. Our two teenagers actually stayed awake and I think learned something. It... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

A most worthwhile activity to gain a well-produced understanding of the times and the fear experienced then. It is like a contemporary documentary. It lays to rest many of the misconceptions of what happened in Salem. Highly recommend as the first thing to do when visiting Salem. This was the highlight of our visit there, which doesn't say a lot... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I went to see the History of Halloween in 3D-it seemed very silly and in a tired old theater. I would spend my time elsewhere!

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Juneau
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Fun and intimate theatre. I loved that it looked as though it was a bunch of college students that did it...but I don't know how well the Celtic woman went over being a tranny and all. Definitely learned new things...and it was in 3-D! :)

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Cinema Salem was okay, but "Hysteria", more like Hysterical. First of all the "illusionist/magician", was very obviously walking around the lobby trying to eavesdrop on conversations to get information about the audience prior to the show. I know this is a normal practice, but he kind of blew it by not being subtle. During the show he was awkward, unpracticed,... More 

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Scarborough, ME, United States
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150 reviews 150 reviews
65 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The CinemaSalem is a tired, old movie house in a mall that has seen a better day. We saw the movie 1692 and the theater we were in could not have been much bigger than 10x12 and have more than 15 chairs in it. The screen seemed like it was a 65" TV screen. I'm sure it was bigger but... More 

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barto, pa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This theater is one of the best little theaters in town. They have good movies and neat special feature films about Salem and the witch trials. They are reasonably priced and great for the entire family.

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