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Nightmare Factory - CLOSED

2 E India Square Mall, Salem, MA 01970-3700
+1 508-904-6251
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This was my favorite thing we did in Salem!

My husband and I visited Salem last week, and this place was on our list of things we wanted to... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2015
hellokinsey
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
I just loved the horror wax figures

This place is short and sweet and a must for anybody who is interested in any kind of horror movie... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2014
katie1313
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
5 Nov 2015
“This was my favorite thing we did in Salem!”
15 Oct 2014
“I just loved the horror wax figures”
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2 E India Square Mall, Salem, MA 01970-3700
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+1 508-904-6251
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Reviewed 5 November 2015

My husband and I visited Salem last week, and this place was on our list of things we wanted to check out. I'm so glad we did! It was so neat! As a huge horror fan, I was in heaven. I would definitely recommend this...More

1  Thank hellokinsey
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Reviewed 16 October 2014

This place is short and sweet and a must for anybody who is interested in any kind of horror movie. I believe we bought the graveyard pass which allowed us to enter gallows Hill theater for a short play with our purchase of the nightmare...More

5  Thank katie1313
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Reviewed 30 August 2014

The statues are awesome – I mean, really, really well done. And the variety and scale of horror history covered is thorough. On the downsides, the place is pitch black which scared the kids (and made for a lot of collisions) and the main concern...More

12  Thank Brad C
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

For the most part, haunted attractions like these in Salem are very, very short. They do make the best of what they can being in a space that is the size of your average Claires store in any mall. It's definitely one of the better...More

6  Thank jjbadfish2
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Reviewed 31 October 2012

We visited the Nightmare Factory on 10/29/12 and can honestly describe it as a TOTAL waste of time. If getting frightened is in your repertoire of fun things to do while in Salem (and mine is), then do not walk, but RUN away from this...More

1  Thank G M
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Reviewed 14 October 2012

Awesome attraction! Takes about 15 minutes to go through. Price is right ( do the grave hopper pass). Rivals a lot of larger haunted attractions I have been to.

Thank Don W
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Reviewed 8 October 2012 via mobile

My 13 year old and his 16 year old sister and 9 year old friend went into the Nightmare Gallery. They enjoyed the attraction and found it scary and fun. Maybe a little heavy on the strobe lights and a little short (about 4 minutes)....More

4  Thank JulesDee1970
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Reviewed 8 October 2012

We just spent the weekend haunting Salem....walked through a number of haunts - Nightmare Factory, Frankenstein's Laboratory & the Haunted Witch Village to name a few. There were 10 in our group and we all agreed that THE NIGHTMARE FACTORY located in the Museum Place...More

4  Thank Ann M L
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Reviewed 21 August 2012

We were looking for something quick and fun to do while we awaited our scheduled evening tour. The kids (boys aged 10 and 7) were looking for a good scare, so we decided to check this out. It wasn't cheap (22 bucks for the 3...More

Thank curleys_4
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Reviewed 28 July 2012

This was the scariest haunted house I've ever been in! People and things popping out from all directions, and sometimes you even had to push by creepy things to keep going! The guys working there were so talented at terrifying people!

Thank Sara D
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