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Address: 186 Essex St # 1, Museum Place Mall, Salem, MA 01970-3705
Phone Number: 978 825 1300
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

SALEMS ONLY 5 STAR HAUNTED HOUSE.Witch Mansion is Salem's scariest haunted...

SALEMS ONLY 5 STAR HAUNTED HOUSE.Witch Mansion is Salem's scariest haunted attraction!Built by a professional haunted house design firm, this eerie adventure is guaranteed to give you Chills and Thrills.High-tech Animations,SPECIAL EFFECTS,3D,and Creepy Ghost Illusions in 4D!You won't believe your eyes as you enter a twilight worldof ghosts, beasts and banshees.Are you brave enough to enter Salem's Witch Mansion?

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Funny, fast, over in a flash

Lots of jump scares, low on the FX. Worth doing for a rainy afternoon pick-me-up, but I wouldn't line up for it! Ends abruptly and unceremoniously. Still, it was a fun and silly... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 10, 2015
Melbourne, Australia
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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Went here in October for the halloween season. Surprisingly unlike the other haunted houses in the area, this place did not have a very long line, which was refreshing. I knew someone, so I didn't have to pay, but if I did the price would have been very fair. A great twist to this house is that they asked for... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Lots of jump scares, low on the FX. Worth doing for a rainy afternoon pick-me-up, but I wouldn't line up for it! Ends abruptly and unceremoniously. Still, it was a fun and silly way to pass a few minutes!

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Lebanon, CT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We had a really fun time here. Scary but not the scariest. Fun times were had by all when we went here.

Thank Lyn-Ann F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

thisi s a good cultural view into our depiction of witches and what it means to our stories and way of viewing the world.

Thank Sarah P
Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

I don't understand how this can be rated Salem's only 5 Star Haunted House. We were through it in under five minutes and I think it's kind of pricey. Definitely not scary. Because it's located right on Essex Street, it's the perfect tourist trap. Pass this on up and buy a ticket for the Chambers of Terror instead.

Thank YellowBrickRoad58
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

It is too short, not scary and a bit pricy. Expected more. It has a cool lobby. I would definitely skip it and find something better to do.

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Columbus, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Of course it was the middle of the day in July, so it was not busy. It took less than 15 minutes to go through it, maybe even 10 minutes. We asked for the scariest option but it was one person that jumped out at us the entire time. It might be better during a busier time with more employees... More 

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Red Hook, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Well I wasn't sure what to expect and I'm glad I didn't expect much. The lobby is fantastic and creepy, but that is about it. I think we were done in under 3 minutes and it wasn't scary at all. Maybe it is because it is the summer and not peak scare season. Won't know because we will not be... More 

Thank Wayne K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We visited on a Tuesday in April so there was little wait or crowds which allowed us some one on one time with the owner. He was very friendly and talkative and just added to the experience. As for the haunted house itself it did not disappoint. It took about 5 minutes to go through it and it did a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Skip this one; awful, rude staff that will literally SHOVE you out of line and into the attraction and then talk to you like you're an idiot (funny how people who can't follow fire code think their CUSTOMERS are the dumb ones), INCREDIBLY SHORT walk-through with no real scares besides some teenagers making growling noises. Totally unsafe, overcrowding due to... More 

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