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Salem Witch Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Salem Witch Museum Admission
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“Was OK but expected more”
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“Interesting”
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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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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
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Reviewed 2 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
Thank Dan F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the museum. Wanted to visit the witch dungeon but it was closed (off season) but we did this before our Salem night tour and it was a perfect set-up. Kids (16, 20, 26) loved it and so did the adults. Great day in...More

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

Thank you for your review of the Salem Witch Museum. It is great to read that you enjoyed your day in Salem! Sincerely, Faxon M. P.S. Great photo!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was so much to see that it paid to get the trolley trip ticket to get around. you can jump on and off anywhere as there are museums all over the city and each one of them is worth the trip alone!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bascone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour is informative and interesting but could use some updating. We didn’t get a chance to go on any other tours that day since they all close at 5pm, so nothing to compare it to. I imagine that there were better tours to go...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Suzan R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I arrived at the museum as a show was beginning. We made the quick (and admittedly uninformed) decision to check it out. It was 24 dollars for the two of us. There are two exhibits - one, with mannequins, lighting and narration...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TripAvdJess
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I know there are some negative reviews but I thought the tour was very informative and interesting. For 12 dollars, it was well worth it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jmattgardner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

it's 45 minutes, 30 is in a small theater room and 15 minutes of walking narrative. it's very simple but very interesting as well, it's worth a visit. very nice, informative and welcoming staff.

Date of experience: December 2018
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BP M, Guest Relations Manager at Salem Witch Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of the Salem Witch Museum. It is great to read that you found your time to be interesting and informative. I will certainly pass on the kind words regarding the staff. Sincerely, Faxon M.

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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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