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Salem Witch Museum

19 1/2 Washington Sq, Salem, MA 01970-4096
+1 978-744-1692
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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 January 1st-5th & 8th-12th for upgrades and maintenance. For the most up to date information, please visit www.salemwitchmuseum.com. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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  • Average34%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
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“history lesson” (34 reviews)
“witch hysteria” (42 reviews)
“visiting salem” (34 reviews)
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19 1/2 Washington Sq, Salem, MA 01970-4096
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Reviewed today via mobile

Friendly and knowledgeable tour guide. I thought the presentation was pretty cool and very informative. I read here that some felt that the presentation was dated but I really enjoyed it and didn't think the dated-ness took away from the experience. I thought it was...More

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Reviewed today

While we were expecting more of a standard museum experience, we were pleasantly surprised by how the information is presented. As other reviewers have mentioned, this is not a standard walk-through museum. Rather, in the first part, visitors are seated in a circular gallery with...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Very cool. The Salem witch museum was great for the kids to see. $12 for adults and $9 for children. Children age 5 and under are free. The show was two parts. The first part was in a large dark room with an audio playing...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Being from the UK, the witch trials that happened in America aren’t always discussed or taught about as such. This museum gave plenty of information about the tragedies that occurred, whilst making it interesting so you could really take in everything.

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

Thank you for your review of the Salem Witch Museum. It is great to read that you enjoyed yourself while learning about the trials! Sincerely, Faxon M.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was really neat visiting the museum and learning some things about the witches! Has very nice workers & their gift shop is awesome.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Witch Museum offers an exhibition, which is essentially a recorded voice telling the history of the witch trials while you view “life like” scenes. The second part of the tour has a guide, but again parts are recorded presentations. It was sort of fun...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I enjoyed the presentation in the auditorium, however, it was not worth the cost of admission. The boys expected there to be some animation with the displays you see around the room. You were shuttled from one crowded room to another and it felt like...More

Thank Sabrina G
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Its so important to visit the witch museum and attend the story of what happened! A must! You can also go to the little museum store, many interesting items. If this town fascinates you, buy the witch trial book! Expensive but worth it

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BP M, Guest Relations Manager at Salem Witch Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review of the Salem Witch Museum. It is great to read that you found the museum to be a must while visiting Salem! Sincerely, Faxon M.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone going to Salem has to go to the Witch Museum, right? You can do it on a lark or take it seriously. I saw both type of patrons when I went through it. This is a must stop for Salem bound.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came across the museum while in Salem through a brochure. Wasn’t pricey at all paid maybe $12. It’s not too long of a museum they should have more displays and more interactive Stuff but what they did have was very informative and interesting. For the...More

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izzyyy m
18 February 2018|
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Response from caretaker21 | Reviewed this property |
About 40 minutes then a walk through the rest of the exhibits. An hour and a half should see you in and out. I found it interesting but each to their own.
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izzyyy m
17 February 2018|
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Response from Julie32159 | Reviewed this property |
You can walk around the gift shop, but the museum is all group presentations. The first part covers the facts surrounding the witch trials; suitable for children ages 8 up and adults. Second part covers the changing... More
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James T
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Response from BP M | Property representative |
Yes absolutely, we are open seven days a week in February from 10 am until 5 pm with presentations running every half an hour. Sincerely, Faxon M.
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