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Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre

7 Lynde St, Salem, MA 01970-3403
+1 978-825-0222
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Gallows Hill is an incredible mix of special effects, live performance, costumes, story-telling, diversions, exhilarating surprises and jump scares blended with historical facts about the WITCH TRIALS, ghosts and local legends. An attraction not to be missed. Our lobby is now a mini-museum, with wall portraits come to life, with information on Salem witchcraft history and mythology. You also find Sheriff Corwin, the infamous sheriff of the witch trials, and an old witch from the mythological world of witchcraft. Perfect for picture taking! Gallows Hill makes for a complete interactive and memorable experience that returning visitors continue to see year after year! Open for group tours from March to Mid November. Currently open to the public Only in October.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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7 Lynde St, Salem, MA 01970-3403
+1 978-825-0222
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

This show was a total hoot, although the best may have been the interactive character hecklers outside keeping us entertained while we waited for our tickets. It's just a tiny little theatre but they employ some real ingenuity in their stagecraft and performance. Spooky but...More

Thank Wackenhammer
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I have been visiting Salem to celebrate Halloween for about 6 years now. This is the only show/tour that I pay for every single year. They are always looking to change and improve so the show is a bit different every time. I love the...More

1  Thank nw0000
Reviewed 2 November 2016

My wife and I stopped in to the Gallow's Hill Theatre on the night before Halloween 2016. This was our fourth trip to Salem, but only our second Halloween, so we have a decent lay of the land. We'd never been to this theatre, though,...More

Thank Joel H
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had a great Ghosts and Legands Trolley tour. We had a great guide, whose name escapes me. She was so funny and interacted with the passengers. The driver was her "father" who just got out of "prison" and just got his license back. She...More

Thank mam1344
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My friends and I drove 11 hours to Salem from Ohio. I got us tickets for the haunted trolley ride, the lost museum and the witchcraft show. All three we did back to back on Sunday and had an amazing time! The lost museum is...More

Thank Nicole W
Reviewed 30 October 2016

it was a 25 minute "presentation" that was totally amateurish and a waste of money. Be sure and skip it.More

Thank weazie256
Erik R, Owner at Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

So sorry to hear that it wasn't to your liking. I'm assuming that you went in having no idea what it was, and then were disappointed. Yes, it's definitely only 25 minutes long as we run the show every thirty minutes. The time is noted...More

Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend, best friend and I took our first trip to Salem over the Halloween weekend which I'm sure was their peak time and the streets were crazy, Regardless of all the crowds Gallows hill kept all their guests in order and there wasn't any...More

Thank Kaylee U
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome! Me and black mary widow had a real connection! Her story telling was amazing and really portrayed events that took place in Salem so long ago.

Thank charles c
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The trolley tour is a great intro to the historic Salem attractions and Black Mary Widow is a super and hilarious guide! The new "Lost Museum" attraction was also an extremely well done haunted-house that didn't disappoint! Bring friends or a date and get into...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I cannot think of a better way to entertain out of town guests to Salem in October. The trolley tour is a perfect for all ages. It is a great way to see a lot more of the town without having to walk everywhere. Black...More

1  Thank TonyM983
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Rose L
27 August 2017|
Response from Erik R | Property representative |
It has scary moments, but it is not a typical "Boo House" where actors jump out around every corner. It has amazing special effects and lots of startles. There are a few actors that do jump out, but I think you will love it... More
24 February 2015|
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Response from Erik R | Property representative |
Hi, I agree with these responses. Some people bring small children and they don't get scared, but a 3yr old may find some of the sounds and images too scary. We do have a show in October on Sundays for kids...Professor... More