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Salem Willows Amusement Park

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Address: 165 Fort Ave, Salem, MA 01970-5741
Phone Number: 978-745-0251
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Old-time arcade - don't miss the popcorn bars and Clam Shack!

I've been coming here since I was a kid. It's a fun stop for some old-fashioned entertainment -- think arcades and skee ball. If you come, be sure to go to the Clam Shack to get... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Arlington, Massachusetts
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High Bridge, New Jersey
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I will start by saying we did not go to the arcade. We came here to enjoy the sights of the Harbor while we were staying in the Salem area. The views did not disappoint! The day we visited it was picture perfect! Now back to the park, you could see a little bit of garbage strewn on the ground... More 

Thank Beth P
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Salem Willows with its' summer band concerts, Hobbs famous popcorn, the Chinese chop Sue's sandwiches on a hamburger bun, and an old fashioned arcade and small merry go round, is a unique way to spend an afternoon.

Thank 22jerry36
Peabody Ma.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been going to the willows for 50 plus years favorite is chop suey and pepper steaks But What the hell is with the public Heath department. The 1 huge rest room that's public is so filthy no one is managing it your feet stick to floor and good luck if you need to use tol it stall you'll need... More 

Thank im50bill
Cassville, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here at night.... every place looked very dingy and old! Wouldn't eat their if someone paid me! Arcade would be ok for kids. Park itself was nice.

Thank tkl1213
Arlington, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been coming here since I was a kid. It's a fun stop for some old-fashioned entertainment -- think arcades and skee ball. If you come, be sure to go to the Clam Shack to get seafood. It doesn't look like much, but this place has some of the best fried clams on the North Shore! Also, walk all the... More 

Thank tm77rr
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kept our 3 year old entertained on a rainy day during vacation. The games worked well, the place appeared clean. Nice variety of easily accessible prizes for kids

Thank Meghan D
Boston, Massachusetts
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old fashined waterside amusement park that provides low-key, reasonably inexpensive family fun. Good respite from the video games.

Thank 84larry
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Salem willows is a beautiful park. There are a few shops next to the meter parking, which is cheap and by the hour. We are at the Clam Shack In the park which was great. There are plenty of trees to sit under. The weather was perfect even in the summer. I walked to the end of the dock, it... More 

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful large park on the water with lots of places to sit. Fun amusement games like skeeball & whack a mole. Mini golf and an old carousel. Hobbs kettle popcorn & home made ice cream are a must!

Thank greatpatsfan2004
Rantoul, Illinois
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great park to visit. We had our kids and 2 dogs with us. Very pretty views and lots of food choices. Lots to do for younger kids too.

Thank Tim B

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