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Address: Washington Square North, Salem, MA 01970
Phone Number: +1 978-744-1692
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Sun 10:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:59
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Visitors experience the panic of the Witch Trials of 1692 through this...

Visitors experience the panic of the Witch Trials of 1692 through this museum's dramatic use of sets and lighting.

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Skip the tour, enjoy the gift shop

They escort everyone into a room where you watch mannequins as a recording tells the story of the witch trials. I feel like the "show" was a little outdated and could use a little... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Intriguing attraction, fascinating to learn more about the witch trials and really surprised only so few were killed. Good attraction. Only $11. Takes about 45 mins.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you don't mystery behind the Salem Witch Trials, this is the place to go. It's well done and explains the horrible things, caused by fear, that happened here in Salem. It's a good place to start your visit to Salem.

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Jim Thorpe PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Salem Witch Museum is a must stop while in Salem. A little corny but done very well and gives you great perspective of just what really happen during that time period in Salem MA

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Thurmont, Maryland, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This museum does a good job of going into the history of the witch hysteria. The presentation is a little dated but the information is good. We traveled with a Girl Scout Teen Group and everyone enjoyed this museum.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We purchased the Discover Salem Passport on line which allowed us to visit the Peabody Museum, the House of Seven Gables, the Salem Witch Museum and ride the trolley in between each side. The Salem Witch Museum had the friendliest staff. Their tours run every 1/2 hour. You go inside a darkened room and listen to a narration of the... More 

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

Thank you for your review of the Salem Witch Museum. Your kind words regarding the staff are greatly appreciated! Sincerely, Faxon M. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recounts the story that provoked the hysteria causing the witch trials. Very interesting, but I wouldn't take children under 10 to see it.

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

Thank you for your review of the Salem Witch Museum. It is great to read that you found the museum to be historical and interesting! Sincerely, Faxon M. More 

Bethpage, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great insight into what actually happened during the Witch Hysteria of 1692. The life size dioramas provide excellent visual history. Definitely a must-see during a Salem visit.

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

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

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One will even hear about "real" witches here, and other witch-hunts throughout history, as well as the story of 1692 Salem's not-so-real witches in an effective sound-and-light format. No photos are permitted during the presentation, which is unfortunate because the wax figures are quite well done, but this policy is understandable, and it does force the otherwise anxious photographers in... More 

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Conroe, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They escort everyone into a room where you watch mannequins as a recording tells the story of the witch trials. I feel like the "show" was a little outdated and could use a little revamping. They escort everyone into a room to show you how witches have evolved in pop culture and real life.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Avoided the Halloween weekend crowds by going here on the Tuesday morning, before moving on from Salem. The history storyline, and subsequent anteroom where they try to explain the development of witch imagery, is well put together, and therefore well worthwhile for visitors to the town. Much better than some of the other museums, which I will not review to... More 

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