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Salem Wax Museum of Witches & Seafarers

288 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3634
+1 978-740-2929
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This wax museum covers Salem's two most famous archetypes - witches and sailors.
  • Excellent7%
  • Very good10%
  • Average23%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible35%
2 days ago
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19 Apr 2018
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288 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3634
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+1 978-740-2929
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had looked forward to learning about the Salem Witch trials. We were disappointed to find our only choices were the wax museum and another museum that offered a guided tour of the history of witchcraft. We did tour the wax museum. I wish they...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Overpriced and not very interesting. The gift shop was actually more interesting than the museum. Would nod recommend it.

Thank ember333
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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

I couldn't believe how short the walk around this place was--I actually thought it was hilarious when I realized I had reached the end "Omg that's it?!". $9 is a steep price for this experience.

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Reviewed April 19, 2018

Before we went in, I joked that we should check the TripAdvisor reviews to make sure it was worth our money. I really wished we had. This would be a somewhat interesting stop for a third of the price. However, for $9, it is too...More

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Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Self guided walk thru scenes depicted with wax figures, some quite good. Gives you a story about Salem and you walk at your own pace. We did the combo ticket and got a guided tour of the witch history museum right across the street, which...More

Thank Dominic V
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

I grew up on a ranch thus we had horses and cattle. My older brother who wasn't interested in my type of play. The horses and cattle weren't interested in playing either. Thus, I turned to books! I have to admit to this day I...More

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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Price is high for something so quick. You can walk through on your own, without a guide. It's set up in a u shape. It's seems you are in and out very quickly, should only charge 5 dollars per person, not much to see

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Reviewed November 18, 2017

This museum gives more than just a history of the witch trials. It was very informative and beautiful. The figures are very well maintained.

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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

This was definitely not worth the money. It is not a Madame Tussaud’s-type of museum, it’s a wax mannequin display type of place similar to the Witch History Museum. The displays are not consistent with one another and it was a waste of time and...More

Thank Kara Z
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

The best part of the museum (IMO) is the Witch Trials Memorial Statue. They are still raising money to get it Bronzed, but it's a beautiful way to honor the victims of the witch craze. I go to this museum every time I go to...More

Thank Carol N
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