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New England Pirate Museum

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This small museum recounts the exploits of Captain Kidd and other 17th-century pirates.
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274 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3635
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited Salem for the day and all the kids (2-11) said this was their favorite stop of the day! We learned a little about local pirates and had lots of fun. The kids were encouraged and felt comfortable asking questions and the guide was...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting and informative exhibit. Had about 30 in the group. Probably needs to be no more than 20. Go though a series of rooms. Basically life size dioramas. Costumed guide tells about the pirates and activity when Salem was a busy world port. Good for...More

Thank BAR845
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, so maybe a bit hokey, but it was fun. The guide thought himself quite the card but he did have great info.

Thank PriscillaB15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little tour was immensely informative. We enjoyed it and the kids got a big kick out of it. The hung pirates kind of made our six year old cry but not for long.

Thank Randi E
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Didn't go in but the gift shop was terrible & half empty. peeked through the door & it looked childish so didn't go in

Thank hough338
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We bought the three-museum pass that included this, the Witch History Museum, and the Witch Dungeon Museum. We started with this museum and our thoughts were that from here, the only way had to be up. A real low point of our trip. Dated, terribly...More

Thank Louise M
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Super cheesy and fun but really informative! Went on a couples getaway but would love to bring the kids back for a visit!

Thank Kari B
Reviewed August 20, 2018

The Tour Guide, Bobby, was excellent. However, the mustiness of this museum made it hard to breathe for anyone with allergies or other health issues. That said, it was an interesting tour.

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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

We bought the three-museum pass that included this, the Witch History Museum, and the Witch Dungeon Museum, and this one was definitely a highlight. Like a lot of the museums in Salem, it is a guided tour through life-sized vignettes with mannequins, so it’s a...More

Thank BabyDoeHamill
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We went today, and it was terrible. The place smelled moist ( musty and possibly mold?!) some members of our party had difficulties breathing. Don’t waste your money there’s a reason they offer such a great discount for all 3 sites, if the others are...More

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