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Salem Witch Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Visitors experience the panic of the Witch Trials of 1692 through this museum's dramatic use of sets and lighting.
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19 1/2 Washington Sq, Salem, MA 01970-4096
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Salem Witch Museum was wonderful. The staff gets major props for being so friendly and knowledgeable about the history of the Salem Witch history. The tour lasts about 30-40 minutes- the first part is narrated by scenes of history and the main people. The second...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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BP M, Guest Relations Manager at Salem Witch Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review of the Salem Witch Museum. Thank you for your kind words regarding our staff, I will certainly pass the message on to them! Sincerely, Faxon

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum wasn’t bad, the outside needs some work. Once you make it to the basement where the museum is you can learn some interesting information. Otherwise, I’d say there are better museums in the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beginning part definitely creepy. My Seven yr olds were shaking. Rest was underwhelming. Better for older kids really

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came across the Salem Witch Museum. As we entered we didnt waited long for the Tour. You enter a Big Room with cozy Chairs to sit down. Then around you every few Minutes another Room is lighted and a Voice tells you about the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Boston from UK, I’ve always had a huge interest in Salem and the witch trials. The town itself lived up to the expectations, a lot of spooky stores and museums. The witch museum itself was good ! Very informative, was relatively cheap and gave...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I want to give this place a great review but that hard to do. First it was pricey. Second you go into a room with stools and 4 bench seats. there is a red creepy light on the floor that list the names of all...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Salem Witch museum is located in an old church, the former East Church and then First Church of Salem, with an interior that is sufficiently creepy to house a museum devoted to this sad and eerie story. There are life-size figures of the accused...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank stephenfM8666BK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all this is not a museum, you pay a hefty price $24 to enter a room where you are given a presentation with mannequins about the history of the trials. There are no artifacts or anything to explore, except for a gift shop....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Luis J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this museum over christmas break 2018. We had wanted to go to the Witch House but it was closed due to the government shut down. We went here not really knowing what to expect. The auditorium is like a 360 presentation of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lmlaprise
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour starts off walking and reading. You go into an open room and stand and then watch a presentation. It does give a good history but felt it could have been better. Parking is NONE and you need to park around the common or...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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jmestyle
September 29, 2018|
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Response from darrell n | Reviewed this property |
I really can't say, they have set times for the tours we waited about 20 minutes, but October could be busier
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Lori S
July 26, 2018|
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Response from BP M | Property representative |
Yes, we are open year round.
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February 17, 2018|
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Response from caretaker21 | Reviewed this property |
About 40 minutes then a walk through the rest of the exhibits. An hour and a half should see you in and out. I found it interesting but each to their own.
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