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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.
Salem Witch Museum Admission
from US$12.00*
Salem Witch Museum Admission
from US$12.00*
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“witch hysteria”(45 reviews)
“witch trails”(25 reviews)
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
+1 978-744-1692
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Reviewed yesterday

This place doesn't change. The giftshop is good but the presentation is so old it needs to be updated. I feel like there was too much blame on Tituba. The back exhibit was ok, would rather have wandered on my own than be guided. Do...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was exactly that “okay.” Not worth standing in line a long time and as other reviews said don’t plan your whole day around it.

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From a story telling perspective .. it is good, the models are tired and worn though, and with today’s technology this could be fantastic but it isn’t. I’m glad it was only $12

Thank Anthony J
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’m sorry to say do not waste your money on this museum if you could call it that. I am a huge fan of Salem, Halloween, the witch trials etc that being said this experience was awful. You are seated in one room for approx...More

Thank Adventurebooklet
Reviewed yesterday

Our visit was very pleasant and historically accurate experience. You can learn a lot from the presentations and the gift shop offers numerous books about the witch trials. This is a must see if you are in town.

Thank Damien B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited in October so had to pre-purchase tickets for a later time. Building is beautiful and characters dressed outside add a nice touch. Actual presentation was just alright. First half you are sitting in an arena with different scenes set up all around room and...More

Thank Happiness541931
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Do not. I repeat. Do not stand in a line. Pay hard earned money. To sit in an auditorium and listen to a recording from 1960 something that gives the brief synopsis of the Salem Witch Trials .....that you should already know. To then be...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Salem witch museum was far from exciting. You sit in a large auditorium where a narrator that plays through a speaker system goes over the history of the Salem Witch Trials while you sit and look at mannequin’s that are set up on display to...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Although it's presented in a very amateur dramatics/waxworks style, it gets all the information across.

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It honestly was horrible. They had a short play which was mostly a young teenager giving a speech about the 1600’s. They led you downstairs for “bad” exhibits and they gave a speech about each exhibit and they also had recordings saying the same exact...More

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BP M, Guest Relations Manager at Salem Witch Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I believe you have us mixed up with a different attraction in Salem. Sincerely, Faxon M.

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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
Lori S
July 26, 2018|
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Response from BP M | Property representative |
Yes, we are open year round.
izzyyy m
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.