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Address: 19 1/2 Washington Sq, Salem, MA 01970
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+1 978-744-1692
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 20:00
Mon 10:00 - 23:59
Tue - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:59
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Visitors experience the panic of the Witch Trials of 1692 through this...

Visitors experience the panic of the Witch Trials of 1692 through this museum's dramatic use of sets and lighting. *PLEASE NOTE* - The Museum will be closed for the month of January for upgrades and maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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I think my expectations were too high, but it still was pretty good. The staff were friendly, and helpful. It was very short, and the guide gave us some wrong information... read more

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I think my expectations were too high, but it still was pretty good. The staff were friendly, and helpful. It was very short, and the guide gave us some wrong information regarding what the "eye of neut" is. He said daisies, but after speaking to a real witch it's mustard seed. Not a big deal, but still incorrect

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum was terrible. It cost $12 per adult, last about an hour or so, and gives very little information. The information it does give is like awkward voice over story telling and then a room with some info on the wall presented by a speaker really quickly and confusingly. This topic is historic and pretty interesting and I went... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not having a lot of background in the history of witches, I found this attraction to be very entertaining and informative. The people are very nice and you start out in a small waiting area for the show to start. Once the show begins, participants are brought into a large room with many seats, surrounded by static display items that... More 

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Brunswick, GA
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Thinking we would have a bit more local history since were right there in Salem Massachusetts, we were disappointed with the Salem Witch museum. The first half of the presentation is a dramatic narration of the Salem witch hunt told by a recording and some creepy wooden statues. The second half is a short museum exhibit about changing perspectives on... More 

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Saugus, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Save your $12 for this dark room you sit in while a speaker talks. Not appropriate for kids. Then they bring you to one room and talk about the photos on the wall. Waste of 45 minutes

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

Thank you for your review of the Salem Witch Museum. I'm sorry to read that you did not enjoy your time with us. If you would like to email me personally at FaxonM@salemwitchmuseum.com, I would love to hear your opinion on how we can better the experience for our visitors. Sincerely, Faxon M. More 

Ste-Catherine, QC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the museum and did the tour. Presentations were well presented, learned quite a bit about the witches in Salem. Really enjoyed the visit!

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

Thank you for your review of the Salem Witch Museum. It is great to read that you enjoyed your visit with us! Sincerely, Faxon M. More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A quick 45 minute presentation and tour of the Salem Witch Trials. This information is readily available online and in print too. If you are going to visit Salem from Boston go to the Peabody Essex Museum instead.

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Olney, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The history of Salem witches is recounted in storytelling fashion. There are figures depicting historical figures while the stories are being told. There are not a lot of artifacts, but the value of the museum is in the historical perspective. I learned that many things I thought about Salem (conventional wisdom) were incorrect.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was awesome. My husband and I enjoyed it very much. It has so many old building. If you like learning about history good place to go

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It would be nice if the museum could update their displays. It was still interesting to hear some of the history but it was a little hokey and looked old. For the money it wasn't terrible though.

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