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Address: Washington Square North, Salem, MA 01970
Phone Number: 978-744-1692
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Visitors experience the panic of the Witch Trials of 1692 through this...

Visitors experience the panic of the Witch Trials of 1692 through this museum's dramatic use of sets and lighting.

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Very educational, but was expecting more

Very interesting if you want to find out what happened with the witch trials though a little bit dated. Was actually expecting more of an actual museum (actual physical items... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Melbourne, Australia
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very interesting if you want to find out what happened with the witch trials though a little bit dated. Was actually expecting more of an actual museum (actual physical items) then just story telling. Though the gift shop was pretty cool!

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I would not call this a museum, just presentation. There is very limited information and exhibit, but presentation, even if very primitive and outdated not bad overall.I think they should not charge $11.00 only $5 or $6 and definitely not call this a museum.

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Ocala, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a great time there they put on a little show at the start then we went on a tour and learned a lot about witches of the past and what happened to them

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was disappointed in how the content was presented. I thought the bewitched after dark tour was much better than the museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed the history and the memorial along with the museum. We toured Salem on the trolley too. The employees were super nice and friendly, the gift ship cute and reasonable. It was a nice day!

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Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I took my kids to see the museum, just like my parents did 40+ years ago. It hasn't changed. While the information is good - and for a brief presentation, you get a good overview of the story, they really need to update the media. In 2016, patrons are used to high definition pictures and realistic sounds and experiences coming... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Typical tourist attraction offering, very educational. Staff were knowledgeable and courteous. Great for all ages.

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Thank Mell S
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The presentation of the Salem witch trials was very outdated. I would think that this being a big draw for tourists there would be a more modern way of depicting the story to engage the visitors.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

As visitors from UK it is one of the things you should do! I, wife and daughter thought it OK but son thought it was lame. This was good as it made us look into checking out other interpretations of what went on. Other reviews have highlighted passive nature of the visitor who will see figures lit up and teen... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Associated entities, this and the Witch Dungeon could have been much, much better. So much history and disappointingly presented. Our particular Witch Museum volunteer was informative but fairly robotic ... probably as a result of repeated tours. Had we to do it again, we would not have taken the time to go to Salem or spent the money on these... More 

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