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Salem Willows Amusement Park

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Address: 165 Fort Avenue, Salem, MA 01970
Phone Number: 978-745-0251
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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A blast to the past

Fun for the kids, but it really needs to be updated. Love the old games. Also, good luck trying to park on a summer day.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 24, 2015
Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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80 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

Fun for the kids, but it really needs to be updated. Love the old games. Also, good luck trying to park on a summer day.

1 Thank Bostons_Silent_Guest
Spring Hill, Florida
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75 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Have been going to Salem Willows for over 50 years. Great place to go to the old-style arcades lots of big trees a nice fishing wharf and pier and a nice beach. Many people don't know that it used to be eight tuberculosis sanitarium. They still have little kid rides and a carousel but one of the best things is... More 

Thank alozam
Honolulu, HI
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131 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

While the shop fronts are slightly run down, the beauty in the Willows is in the park, beach, and the view of the harbor.

Thank Amanda T
Sarasota, Florida
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566 reviews
175 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Just beautiful are these trees and thus area. We sat for a bit and enjoyed our stay. Clean and safe and definitely a worthwhile stop.

Thank Scott S
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43 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

One of my favorite not so busy parks of Salem. Beautiful willow trees and ocean views. My only wish is that more stores were open during weekdays.

Thank MonsterTraveler53
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Great for all ages! Has a beach near it on both sides a beautiful view. Arcades there for the lil toddlers and teens and adults.Plenty of food as well as Ice cream popcorn and kisses

Thank Lausier15
North Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

I lived on Sutton Ave. behind the arcade for years. Loved the people that walked by the house always heading down to Hobbs for their fantastic pop corn bars and ice cream. My middle daughter Pamela was the ring bearer on the Merry Go Round during the summer, my daughter Joyce did the Ducks in the tub and my son... More 

Thank Nannabanna
Boston, Massachusetts
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62 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Kids will enjoy walking through the area and playing some of the games, having an ice-cream and taking an outdoor break from most of Salem witch stuff which is indoors.

Thank rawpl
Palm Bay, Florida
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54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

I have been going to Salem Willows since I was a child and I am now 64. I had not been in a very long time as I now live out of state. It did not disappiont. It was cleaner than I have ever seen it . The views were spectacular. It was a beautiful day and we were able... More 

1 Thank DaleMc1951
Pickering, Canada
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Right down by the water in a very secluded area. There are rides for the kids and great food. There is a nice park attached where you can look out over the water.

1 Thank ttllhh

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