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Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 7:15 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 7:15 PM
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The best thing to do in Salem

Besides spellbound ghost tours and count orlak's. I've been to Salem at least five times and this... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2018
Pukeonthestreet
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Cranston, Rhode Island
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Great show, great tour, great people!

The Gallows Hill Museum boasts a live show centered around the mystery, mysticism, and supernatural... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
Robert G
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Gallows Hill is a live presentation which brings to life the darkest fears that the puritans had during 1692. Included in the presentation are historical facts about the WITCH TRIALS, ghosts and local legends. (You'll even see a ghost!) After, join...more
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7 Lynde St, Salem, MA 01970-3403
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

On our day trip from Boston to Salem, we wanted to pay a visit to this Museum Theater and see a show. As we had heard so many good thing about its productions, costumes and actors. Unfortunately due to the weather, season of the year...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Michael B
Reviewed November 18, 2018

This was very short. Scary? Not sure. The person taking my money at the front door promised that this would be one of my better experiences in Salem. Well. Maybe not. But it was good. I enjoyed it. It was purely theatrical. It was a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Besides spellbound ghost tours and count orlak's. I've been to Salem at least five times and this is the first time we found this place. The show is great with amazing costumes and cool special effects. The ghost stories and the way they are presented...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pukeonthestreet
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

The Gallows Hill Museum boasts a live show centered around the mystery, mysticism, and supernatural lore of Salem. The production value of the show includes costumes, lights, and special effects. The actors are creative, engaging, and sincere in their performance as they thrill and educate...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert G
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I booked this before we took our trip to Salem and so glad I did. First thing we did was the Lost Museum and it was great. Our tour guide Simon did a great job on getting everyone interacting in the tour and yes I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Erik R, Owner at Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Simon is great, I'm sure he will love to know that he was mentioned. Thanks for coming!

Reviewed November 6, 2018

Lots of "scarey" scenes in the show. Is was abrivated, since our bus trip was delayed by an accident & traffic getting in To Salem, Ma.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JMBH
Erik R, Owner at Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thanks for coming. You probably had the 45 minute presentation originally, (just for groups) then it was reduced to the standard 30 minute presentation. The 30 minute show still has the witch trial, which we hope you enjoyed!

Reviewed November 6, 2018

Booked the tickets for all three attractions which we broke up over the weekend. We opted for the trolley tour so we didn't have to walk for two hours with a large tour group as we like to explore on our own. However, you may...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank laurasimpson519
Erik R, Owner at Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thanks for coming!

Reviewed November 6, 2018

We didn't have the opportunity to do the trolley portion, the museum tour is a haunted event. Not for me.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kim C
Erik R, Owner at Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

I think your referring to The Lost Museum, our haunted attraction. Try our Main Show, it's a seated presentation about the trials and ghosts. Thanks for the review!

Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

For years, this has always been one of my go-to spots! I tell all my friends to visit this place! The show is awesome, love the ghost/witch stories. The props and special effects really add to the show! Also you have to go to their...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 554gianas
Reviewed November 3, 2018

We did the whole gambit at Gallows Hill. First we did the Lost Museum it was great our "tour guide" Simon was fantastic and did his part quite well and yes i even jumped and screamed a couple times good time. Then we did the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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prepper
January 12, 2019|
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Response from Alessandra R | Reviewed this property |
Groups: Open Mid March until Mid November General Public: Open October 1st-31st According to website
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pomsquared0628
August 27, 2017|
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Response from Erik R | Property representative |
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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KitsuneKoneko
February 24, 2015|
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Response from Erik R | Property representative |
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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