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Address: 19 1/2 Washington Square North, Salem, MA 01970
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+1 978-744-1692
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:59 pm
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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. *PLEASE NOTE* - The Museum will be closed for the month of January for upgrades and maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Very interesting tour/show... sort of creepy but is very informative about the Salem Witch Trials.. we had a laugh and a quick salem history lesson!

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Brittany L
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Allison Park, Pennsylvania
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Weston, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

There are two parts to the museum. The first is not terrible. A low-budget presentation regarding the Salem witch trials. The second part, however, was essentially a Wiccan recruitment presentation which can be summarized as the Christian Church bad; Kindly Wiccans good. Unfortunately, our tour guide's history background seems to have solely come from reading a Wiccan recruitment flyer. Despite... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Take photos of statue and outside then walk away... very disappointing. Waited for a long time to get in and tour was over before you know it. First oart was ok but the rest ....

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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. I am sorry to read that you did not have an enjoyable experience with us. If you would like to email me personally at FaxonM@salemwitchmuseum.com, I would love to hear more about how we can improve the museum. Sincerely, Faxon M. More 

Hudson, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place to learn about the Salem Witch Trials. We learned so much and the two presentations were very informative. Pricing is not bad.

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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 experience with us! Sincerely, Faxon M. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Friendly staff, interesting history of the town of Salem. Love the witches history. If you are visiting Salem this place is recommended.

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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 and city to be an enjoyable experience. I will certainly pass the kind words regarding our staff on to them. Sincerely, Faxon M. More 

Macomb, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter had just finished the Crucible in school and was so excited to visit Salem on our last trip to Boston. Traveling there for business quite often I have never ventured to Salem or had any desire to. My daughter did all the research and took us from the Witch Museum to the House of the Seven Gables and... More 

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Allison Park, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting tour/show... sort of creepy but is very informative about the Salem Witch Trials.. we had a laugh and a quick salem history lesson!

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Average place to visit, not worth the $12 fee. Otherwise friendly guides and place to pick up souvenirs

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the trip as it is an interesting part of history. It is hard to understand why these girls had so much influence that so many people were put on trial and hanged on their accusations alone. They have a large room that has chairs in the middle and the statues light up around you as the story unfolds. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, the audio and wax figures are dated. If you go into the museum expecting a Disney experience for $12, you will be sorely disappointed. If, however, you enter the museum looking for a fun and enlightening way to spend part of your afternoon, you will be absolutely delighted. Myself and my fiance attended today; he'd been there once before... More 

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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 wonderful to see that you enjoyed the museum so much! Sincerely, Faxon M. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Imagine "Pirates of the Caribbean" had a twentieth of the budget, was not a flume ride, and was about witches instead of pirates and you should have a pretty good idea of what to expect. Though still oddly essential to a visit to Salem.

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