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Witch Dungeon Museum

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16 Lynde St, Salem, MA 01970-3404
+1 978-741-3570
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After a trial reenactment, visitors tour the recreated dungeon where the condemned witches were sent.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good37%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“re enactment” (60 reviews)
“short play” (22 reviews)
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16 Lynde St, Salem, MA 01970-3404
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This one was nice. You get a little play in the beginning than head on down to the dungeons. If you don’t like musty smells beware

Thank shady1980
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yeah, I can see how some people would find this a tad cheesy but I thought it was really interesting to see what the jail cells looked like. Interesting to hear how people in the jail had to pay for their water, food, rent, etc.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I walked in five minutes after the performance began. Its only a 30 minute presentation. The woman at the desk kindly got us in quickly to this one because we had a tour that would conflict with the next scheduled performance. We...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This whole performance was ok at best. A 10 minute performance was done in old English and left the younger kids confused. The dungeon tour was pretty basic and gave the kids a laugh more than an educational experience.

Thank Adam P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You may just end up in the stockades... This is a good place to visit with history of the living conditions in jail in 1692. Not the happiest thing to do in Salem but gives you a good understanding for how horribly the victims of...More

Thank plastx2
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family of 4 came here and learned a lot about the Witch trials while at this museum. They provide a good performance of the trial and give a good tour of a recreated dungeon. It can be a little scary for little kids but...More

1  Thank jesselodge
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was an experience you would only get in Salem and worth the money. It makes as a good memory. My favorite part was the dungeon.

1  Thank Christina F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I bought the three tour pass. After visiting the other two this was by far my absolute favorite. They had a re-enactment in the beginning which was very intense. The tour guide gave me so much new information. They have the actual...More

1  Thank Amber R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the museum with my adult daughter and son on 7/20/18. My daughter is very interested in the history of Salem and was the one who really wanted to go. I was just along for the ride. I was pleasantly surprised however. I love historical...More

1  Thank Christina H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were taken to a church pew-like area where we sat and waited for the characters to reenact the Witch Trials. Then, we were brought to the musty basement that was designed to mimic the Dungeon. I think this area will be difficult for anyone...More

Thank Tracy C
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Denise B
May 27, 2018|
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Response from Annette L | Reviewed this property |
$10 each adult
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Pippa B
March 24, 2018|
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Response from Sudeb G |
I think one and half hours will be more than sufficient.
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Jodie P
July 3, 2017|
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Response from LeppardLady | Reviewed this property |
I would say for that age group, the witch history museum. They both have mannequins but I think smaller children would better enjoy the Witch History Museum.
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