This museum is in a Gothic church and highlights the facts of the Salem Witch trials with different scenes. It is not flashy but well done and factual. I was told by a local that is is the best museum on the topic.
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As someone who is fascinated by the strange and paranormal, this attraction was perfect. Not only does it offer some of the creepy vibes often associated with witches, but it teaches the truth behind the witch trials. The first part is a story told with...More
The museum was very small, but did a good job of explaining the history of the Salem Witches. It was covered by my Boston Go Pass, but had it not been, I probably wouldn't have gone. The presentation was pretty good, and it was set...More
Things to see are actually based on a guided tour and two presentations and that's it. I was expecting to see an exhibition though. Everything took about an hour to happen.
We were on a Summer cross country tour which included a stop in Salem, I am very glad this was part of the tour. I thought it was excellent, sorry for the late review. I learned we did not burn accused Witches at the Stake...More
For those interested in the history of the witch trials, this museum is a great stop. The manner in which the information is provided is quite interesting and accommodates large groups. After the witch trial session, the group goes into an area where more information...More
We went at Halloween time and if you like crazy dressed up folks of all ages this is your place, we enjoyed the museum even though we stood in line for 45 minutes to get In it was worth the wait and enjoyed the whole...More
Great deal of information provided in an easy to understand format. Very knowledgeable staff not afraid to tell you when they need to update a few facts. Really even enlighten myself on current day witches and their practice seems so very peaceful and respectful of...More
Thank you for your review of the Salem Witch Museum. It is great to read that you had such an enjoyable experience with us. I will certainly pass on the kind words regarding the staff on to them. Sincerely, Faxon M.
Made the trip from Boston to Salem especially since my daughter studied this at A-level. This is really amateurish with scant insight into what happened here. The first exhibition is just mannequins with a voiceover. You then move to another area where the history of...More
Thank you for your review of the Salem Witch Museum. If you would like to email me personally at FaxonM@salemwitchmuseum.com, I would love to hear your thoughts on how the experience could have been better for you. Sincerely, Faxon M.