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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 good9%
  • Average23%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible36%
2 weeks ago
“Not outstanding, but worth a walk thru ”
2 weeks ago
“Just OK”
288 Derby St., Salem, MA 01970-3634
+1 978-740-2929
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The exhibit was very interesting and the gift job was awesome. We all stopped at the gift shop and purchase souvenirs.

Thank Jhonesnaps60
Reviewed 1 week ago

DONT VISIT! this was just dire, over thirty dollars (2 adults and 2 kids) to see about twenty wax work displays. Not even a bit of historical context. Avoid it!!!

Thank nicolani74
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is very nice to see the people from the times up close and personal. It is also self guided so you can stop and learn about the city from each display.

Thank Nathanael R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had tons of fun looking at the wax museum. Staff was friendly and it was interesting. Thank you!!

Thank dani0224
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go in with an open mind. I thought they had some cool displays. It's not very long so take your time and read the informational plaques.

Thank someiowaguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was not very good in that it was very small and was expensive for what it offered. My wife, two kids and I all agreed that we never have to return to this museum for the rest of our lives. My eleven year...More

Thank BilB126357
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the bright side it's a great photo op. A less than educational experience that possibly could be made better with a drop of acid and the use of Microsoft '95 spell check. I would take visitors here first to set a low bar for...More

Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The kids really wanted to go se we decided to give it a try. I do not feel it was worth the amount we were charged. We would not go away.

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

You could go to the wax museum or to the witch museum because it's practical the same thing , only that in the witches museum is more tech.

Thank marycm17
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I'm not really a huge fan of wax museums in general and this one, apart from one thing I'll mention later, didn't really wow me. It's thematically sound and the informational panels are well-written and easy to read. We were there in the off-season so...More

Thank Joel H
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