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The Salem Witch Hunt: Examine the Evidence

2 New Liberty St, Salem, MA 01970-3732
+1 978-224-2036
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A factual recounting of the Salem witch events of 1692.

Modern day research has cleared up some of the misconceptions surrounding the witch frenzy that... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
M_Freedley
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Massachusetts
Fact-Based Historical Tour

My husband and I took this walking tour offered at the Salem Visitor's Center. Our guide... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2015
lissy1368
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Diamondhead, Mississippi
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Salem Witch Hunt: Examine the Evidence features authentic dialogue from court transcripts and the latest research by renowned Salem Witch Trial scholars. The scenes depicted in the film were shot at actual locations associated with the Witch Trials of 1692. Film length is 38 minutes. Cost: $5 Adults $3 Seniors (62+) $3 Children (6-16)
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4 weeks ago
“A factual recounting of the Salem witch events of 1692.”
16 Oct 2015
“Fact-Based Historical Tour”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Modern day research has cleared up some of the misconceptions surrounding the witch frenzy that resulted in twenty innocent people being executed for alleged devil worship. Looking back at the events of 1692 we see how intolerance and superstition can end up in tragedy for...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2015

My husband and I took this walking tour offered at the Salem Visitor's Center. Our guide, Katherine, was friendly and knowledgeable. This tour lasts about an hour and costs $8 per person. We toured the Salem Witch Trial Memorial as well as the old cemetery...More

1  Thank lissy1368
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Sadly, the towns interest in Salems witch history is taken a HUGE backseat to their maritime history. To which I say, those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Regardless, this is a very good look at the trials and what...More

2  Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 21 July 2014

I would recommend the video as a short overview to the political events related to the Salem witch trials. Purchase the tickets from the information desk in the center of the main room. They accept credit/debit cards. The acting is just okay, and there are...More

1  Thank SiriusScientist
Reviewed 19 May 2014

By all means watch the theatrical "Crucible", but when you want to know the real history, you should watch this carefully researched documentary. Locally shot and beautifully produced, this movie will give you the information you need and help allay any History Channel misapprehensions.

4  Thank Graeme M
Reviewed 13 February 2014

The actors were amazing, I felt I was drawn into the actual scene. Worth teh small fee and teh staff was very pleasant.!!! I plan on taking my five year old in a few months.

1  Thank Mamaitaly72
Reviewed 4 December 2012

We visited this late in the day and were the only paying customers there, so we were inundated with staff trying to be helpful. Knowing nothing about the story of Salem witch trials, the presentation brought it to life and explained what happened. It was...More

4  Thank Janike92
Reviewed 23 October 2012

A good documentary that shows at the Visitor Center, and features both actors re-creating the Salem Witch Trials as well as interviews with historians/"experts". Parts of the movie seem to skip, and the dialogue isn't synched with the actors lips, but overall a good effort.

2  Thank Robert E
Reviewed 12 October 2012

While in Salem we wanted to do something that had to to with the Salem Witch Hunt. Little in the area has anything to do with the history of it. Most are modern shops and tourists traps. It was nice to do something that had...More

4  Thank Eric S
Reviewed 9 August 2012

This film gives you a lot of history of the witch hysteria in Salem with a palatable mix of documentary and historical recreations. It is only 30 minutes long, but the producers pack in a lot of information in an entertaining but educational production. Highly...More

2  Thank Alexandrasmom817
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