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The Witch House/Corwin House

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The only remaining Salem structure with direct ties to the witch trials of 1692.
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310 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3257
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+1 978-744-8815
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Worth a visit, but you won't spend more than a half hour here. This was the home of one of the judges.

Thank Mark42139
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love that it’s self guided. Air conditioned. This is a good quick stop. There isn’t much to inside. But still fun!

Thank shady1980
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm travelling from England visiting my boyfriend, who made the two hour drive to Salem for me yesterday. I was really excited to go to the Witch House, since I thought it would give me more insight into the other side of the witch trials...More

Thank Charl0tteH979
Reviewed 5 days ago

Like the beginning of a scary film, we took shelter from the rain here. It was worth it! Lots of scary atmosphere, mostly caused by the fact that this was the home of the magistrate who oversaw the Salem Witch Trials. Filled with disturbing and...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 5 days ago

This house is in an area of many sites about the witch trials.The fact that it is original gives you a little context to the time of the trials

Thank Surrfred
Reviewed 1 week ago

I agree that the name of this place is pretty misleading, as it was never a house belonging to a witch - it was the house of the judge who took part in the witch trials. However, we knew this before we decided to visit,...More

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Self tour through house with many pieces of information describing history with actual artifacts. $8.50per person

Thank Tammy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Naming the house “The Witch House” is somewhat misleading as no witch ever lived here. It is basically the house owned by the judge in the Witch Trials which has been turned into a kind of museum. That said, it is an interesting house with...More

Thank pecanpie2205
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the “witch” house. It is a relatively small place but worth checking out. The volunteers inside where very helpful and answered all the questions our little people could throw at them.

Thank Jodi C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could not wait to see this house and it did not disappoint. So interesting to get a glimpse of how people lived back in the day. They sell yummy smelling "witch soap" in the museum store, too. :)

Thank terrid92018
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ErinHoughton
28 March 2018|
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Response from Lisa K | Reviewed this property |
No cost or tour to look at the outside of the house.
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Sheryl C
26 February 2018|
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Response from Mike W | Reviewed this property |
Not that we used but highly recommend staying in Gloucester, Ma to save a lot of lodging money ..
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Hayley1607
31 October 2017|
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Response from AshleyB8 | Reviewed this property |
20-30 minutes tops
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