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The Witch House/Corwin House

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The only remaining Salem structure with direct ties to the witch trials of 1692.
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310 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3257
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing that this house still stands from the 1600s. It was considered to be a mansion in its day. Corwin House was instrumental in the entire witch trial history of Salem. There are informational plaques throughout and lots of period furnishings/memorabilia to look at (not...More

Thank BostonSuz46
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Witch house is very historic. You can pay admission and go inside to tour the Witch house. On the inside you get to read about the house, the family that lived there, and see some old artifacts. This is an old home it is...More

Thank 294steffanb
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a neat old house that you walk through on a self guided tour. Interesting facts are scattered throughout the house. Not all info is related to 'witches' so not sure where the name witch house came from. Enjoyable.

Thank MHFrompa
Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting building which is surprisingly accessible to wheelchair users and anyone with mobility difficulties given the age of the house. Upstairs is not accessible which is understandable. Very atmospheric with surprisingly large ground floor rooms with appropriate furniture and other household ephemera in keeping...More

Thank Gunner1886
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fact this place is still here is a win to begin with. Considering that this town seems to throw away a lot of its history to grow, this place should not be missed. Fascinating place that reall grabs you. Getting a chance to walk...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I luv this house. Sadly went to late and only had 15 minutes to look around. Would of loved to read about the artifacts. Kinda wish we could of had an extension or not let in with enough time to look and told to come...More

Thank ford022
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a neat little snapshot into life during the trials. In addition to the political history, this museum also gives you a few lessons in “corpse medicine” which is about as macabre as the name suggests. Worth a stop, it won’t take more than...More

Thank amccollums
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This probably is not worth the 8.25 a person, considering we were in and out in about 15 minutes. But it is an original house I beleive.

Thank chadyoung1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's not too big, but it is a lovely house. It won't take you more than 30 minutes to go through it and read the info. It is a little misleading though--this wasn't a home of a suspected witch. This was the home of the...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Add this to your list of stops if you’re a history buff! It’s one of many stops you should make while in Salem if this is your sort of thing!

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ErinHoughton
March 27, 2018|
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Response from Lisa K | Reviewed this property |
No cost or tour to look at the outside of the house.
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Sheryl C
February 25, 2018|
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Response from Mike W | Reviewed this property |
Not that we used but highly recommend staying in Gloucester, Ma to save a lot of lodging money ..
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Hayley1607
October 31, 2017|
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Response from AshleyB8 | Reviewed this property |
20-30 minutes tops
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