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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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Mrs heron

Very informative but not quite as expected maybe if children were present indoors which we thought originally would be outdoors

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very informative but not quite as expected maybe if children were present indoors which we thought originally would be outdoors

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a good museum if you know very little about the witch trials. We are well read because we are history buffs. It was good to see, but the tour guide that took us through their small museum seemed like she just wanted to get through it. It was all rushed and we felt like the museum should have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum was interesting and they gave a presentation about the witch trials....very informative. The tour lasted about an hour. I believe it was around $10 a person. We had a good time. The presentation was given in a large, darkened room. Might be a little scary for small children.

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BP M, Guest Relations Manager at Salem Witch Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Salem Witch Museum. It is great to read that you had a good time while visiting us! Sincerely, Faxon M. More 

Ithaca, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We expected the trials to be performed by real ppl. they are not! Its a narrative of the frenzy from start to finish. it didn't suck but it would have been more interactive and exciting if it were real ppl not dummies/wax(?) ppl lighted during each *scene*. but it was informative.

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Thank duraniegrl
BP M, Guest Relations Manager at Salem Witch Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Salem Witch Museum. It is nice to read that you found the museum to be informative. I would however be interested to know where the confusion arose about live actors within the museum. If you would like to email me personally at FaxonM@salemwitchmuseum.com, I would love to hear from you. Sincerely, Faxon M. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were glad we visited the Witch Museum. The presentation was well done and informative. Nice gift shop, too.

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BP M, Guest Relations Manager at Salem Witch Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Salem Witch Museum. It is so great to hear that you found the museum to well done! Sincerely, Faxon M. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My companion and I were in Salem for the weekend. We went to the museum because we had read it was a must do. It was quite interesting. There are 7 or 8 vignettes of the history of the Salem Witch Trials. I enjoyed the presentation but the scenes were a bit dated. A must do when in Salem.

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BP M, Guest Relations Manager at Salem Witch Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Salem Witch Museum. It is great to read that you found the museum to be interesting and enjoyable. We are currently working on updating the museum a bit but it is nice to hear that the story still found its way to you in an interesting manner. Sincerely, Faxon M. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a 30min presentation followed by 15 minute talk about the origins of witch craft. There is information about the Salem Witch Trials but not in the detail we had previously had from a walking tour and had we not had that previous information the museum alone was not extensive enough. This may be better for older children and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a must see stop in Salem. You don't want to miss this. You will learn all the history of the witch trials. We enjoyed this and spent about a hundred dollars. The gift shop! Haha. Don't miss this.

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BP M, Guest Relations Manager at Salem Witch Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Salem Witch Museum. It is always great to be labeled a "Must See" in Salem! I'm glad you had a great time. Sincerely, Faxon M. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Knowledge of the witch trials was fascinating. I loved the visual effects in the theater and the guide was very nice.

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BP M, Guest Relations Manager at Salem Witch Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Salem Witch Museum. It is great to hear that you found the museum to be fascinating and I will certainly pass on the kind words regarding the guide to our staff! Sincerely, Faxon M. More 

Lexington, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Starts out with a narrated account of the Salem witch trials. This is in a room and you are several scenes which are obviously quite old. It goes all around the room so here is no really good seat anywhere because at some point something will be behind you. After this you go into the second part of the tour... More 

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