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Salem Witch Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Salem Witch Museum Admission
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Salem Witch Museum Admission
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Visitors experience the panic of the Witch Trials of 1692 through this museum's dramatic use of sets and lighting.
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19 1/2 Washington Sq, Salem, MA 01970-4096
+1 978-744-1692
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The museum isn’t what you think. But it’s in a good way. I learned so much about the people and their accusers. A great place to stop for some history.

Thank Christy H
Reviewed 2 days ago

A stop at this historic museum when visiting MA is a must. Many of us consider the witches of film and legends to be interesting, but the story of the Salem witch trials are an tragic chapter of our country's history because they are so...More

Thank normiewright8
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place was a lot busier than I thought it would be but we still managed to get into the next show. Although, 10 mins later they did announce it had sold out. We enjoyed it and it provided enough info to keep us interested...More

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ok, the wax figures are a bit dated. But you must go! The building and atmosphere is wonderful! $12 ticket a good buy. First display is sit down but kind of annoying as it circles the room and you have to turn around. Suggest getting...More

Thank angelarichards2018
Reviewed 3 days ago

Gives a pretty good presentation and account of the witch trails. Also a good "movie" or show on the time line. Then a small walking tour through the museum. I'm glad I went.

Thank DaBigG
Reviewed 4 days ago

The building itself, with the statue of Cotton Mather outside, is something to see. You walk in and are seated in a darkened room. The narration starts, and scenes with wax figures are lit up in a circular arrangement around the room and explained. Then...More

1  Thank SuzyQu15
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited Salem on Saturday of Columbus Day weekend and the town was packed. We waited for about 30 minutes to purchase tickets and another 45 minutes for our tour to start. Although the effects were not of Disney quality, the presentation was informative and...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was the best museum we visited while in Salem! Definitely the most informative AND most historically accurate. Not what we thought at first, but it was different and really cool!

Thank asaville1992
BP M, Guest Relations Manager at Salem Witch Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review of the Salem Witch Museum. It is great to read that you enjoyed your time with us! Sincerely, Faxon M.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This museum experience was pretty great! It's definitely different then most of the other self guided tour options that Salem offers. The scenes displayed along with the narration was definitely more entertaining then reading plaques. My only complaint is that some of the information contradicted...More

Thank Nicole O
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stood in line for about 30 minutes but enjoyed listening to the short stories. Inside the museum is small and old but is okay for all ages to get an quick overview of Salem Witch history.

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30 September 2018|
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Response from darrell n | Reviewed this property |
I really can't say, they have set times for the tours we waited about 20 minutes, but October could be busier
Lori S
27 July 2018|
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Response from BP M | Property representative |
Yes, we are open year round.
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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.