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Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre

7 Lynde St, Salem, MA 01970-3403
+1 978-825-0222
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Gallows Hill is an incredible mix of special effects, live performance, costumes, story-telling, diversions, exhilarating surprises and jump scares blended with historical facts about the WITCH TRIALS, ghosts and local legends. An attraction not to be missed. Our lobby is now a mini-museum, with wall portraits come to life, with information on Salem witchcraft history and mythology. You also find Sheriff Corwin, the infamous sheriff of the witch trials, and an old witch from the mythological world of witchcraft. Perfect for picture taking! Gallows Hill makes for a complete interactive and memorable experience that returning visitors continue to see year after year! Open for group tours from March to Mid November. Currently open to the public Only in October.
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  • Average4%
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7 Lynde St, Salem, MA 01970-3403
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

THE LOST MUSEUM "An Occulted Cellar Door" Beneath the soil of Salem, Where a mansion one time stood, Was found a lost museum, Filled with every evil good. And here below the city, To the light shown now once more, Although cold, dank and gritty,...More

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Erik R, Owner at Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

This is perhaps the most interesting review we've had so far. Thanks for the poem, you must be a big fan!

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Reviewed January 27, 2018

Reviewing Ghost and Legends Trolley Ride with Black Mary Widow and Jack. Wonderful tour containing great information of Salem. Black Mary Widow made the tour an unforgettable evening she was truly awesome.

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Reviewed December 5, 2017

As October's autumnal veil drapes Salem in a morphic mist, the month moves on toward Halloween, or Samhain Eve. And if you can find your way to Lynde Street, the Gallows Hill Theatre awaits you. For framed upon this stage, all within thirty minutes, is...More

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Reviewed November 5, 2017

I went twice. My girlfriend and I wanted to check it out to make sure it wasn't too scary for the kids. The first time we laughed a ton. The stories were interesting and funny and the guides (the first was a woman, the other...More

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Erik R, Owner at Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

You must be referring to The Ghosts & Legends Trolley. Thanks so much for taking the tour with us!

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Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

I am reviewing the Ghost and Legends Trolley. We did not visit the Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre. The trolley tour was so fun and very entertaining. Our guide was Black Widow Mary. She was quite the character! She had the whole group engaged in the stories...More

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Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

We did the show and the “haunted house”, the show was entertaining and very informative. The haunted house was guided, the props were pretty cool. The guide was definitely over acting and a little cheesy but it was entertaining. Btw no pics allowed during the...More

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Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

The show they put on was really cool, only done by two actors but they do such a good job, definantly not for the light hearted, there are some scares and darkness. The haunted basement tour was kind of lame, it may have just been...More

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Reviewed November 3, 2017

This tour was not worth the money - the stories were not based on anything tangible and the storyteller tried to get the audience's attention by making fun of people on board and waking up sleeping babies. The highlight of the tour was the unintentional...More

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Reviewed November 2, 2017

We purchased the combo Ghosts and Legends Museum show and Trolley Tour tickets. We were very fortunate when we arrived early for the show on the 30th. We found a parking meter spot almost directly in front of the theater. This is normally unheard of...More

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Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

Let’s get to it. Salem abounds in museums and tours. And that’s ok, because it means that there are a lot of places to redirect the masses away from creating what otherwise would be ginormous lines to partake in this, the very best, of all...More

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Rose L
August 27, 2017|
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It has scary moments, but it is not a typical "Boo House" where actors jump out around every corner. It has amazing special effects and lots of startles. There are a few actors that do jump out, but I think you will love it... More
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Hi, I agree with these responses. Some people bring small children and they don't get scared, but a 3yr old may find some of the sounds and images too scary. We do have a show in October on Sundays for kids...Professor... More
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