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When you see the word museum, you expect to see relics from a certain time period. This was not that. Imagine Pirates of the Caribbean at Disney breaking down and no one has taken care of the frozen mannequins in many years. The second half...More
Short visit to Salem, we drove by the museum and were intrigued. For $13 we were able to listen to a 45 minute documentary which accompanied a number of dioramas that lit up as the story progressed. Afterwards, our guide put the idea of witches...More
Always wanted to visit Salem to find out about the witch trials. Our guide met us and led us into the main space where a variety of exhibits lit up and basically relayed how the trials came about. The second part was about how what...More
This is less of a museum and more of 2 presentations. You start with a presentation that is focused on the past witch trials and what happened, then the 2nd presentation is more about the history of witches and how they evolved. I would definitely...More
I always loved the building in which this automated dramatization is housed. However, it has not changed much over the years and is unfairly regarded as a must-see authentic historical site. I had taken students there on field trips for years, but most found it...More
My family and I were excited to get to see the amazing city where the infamous witch trials took place. This museum focused on telling the real story of the tragedy surrounding the falsification and brutal killings during the Salem trials. What I loved was...More
I thought there might be more in this museum, but it's essentially a dramatic narration of the Salem witch trials and then an exhibition on how witchcraft has been seen throughout history. That said, it's informative, the staff are very friendly and knowledgeable, and it...More