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Salem Witch Museum

19 1/2 Washington Sq, Salem, MA 01970-4096
+1 978-744-1692
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Visitors experience the panic of the Witch Trials of 1692 through this museum's dramatic use of sets and lighting. *PLEASE NOTE* - The Museum will be closed January 1st-5th & 8th-12th for upgrades and maintenance. For the most up to date information, please visit www.salemwitchmuseum.com. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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19 1/2 Washington Sq, Salem, MA 01970-4096
+1 978-744-1692
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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.

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Thank Carlos B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank GeorgeH-LI_NY-ExPat
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1  Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1  Thank Mike W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guys from the trolley tour advised us that they werent doing this tour at the moment but if we go to salem the museum would be open. We decided to get a taxi there from the centre of Boston and the Museum was shut!...More

Thank Glasses1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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 Tina C
BP M, Guest Relations Manager at Salem Witch Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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 ChrisW146
BP M, Guest Relations Manager at Salem Witch Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Coming here was a nice break from a cold day outside. It looked neat from the outside and it served as a good option to get some history about the witch trials in Salem. It wasn't quite what we expected as its a room with...More

Thank Nikolai N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it starts with a seated display of different scenes telling the story of the witch trials, then followed by guided tour of ow witches are portrayed and how the trials can manifest themselves today in different forms

Thank Marie Renee B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You won’t be disappointed when you visit this really neat museum. Great recreation of the Salem witch trials and seems to be historically accurate. Will be enjoyed by adults as well as children. The entry fee is well worth it. If in the Boston area...More

Thank Ivan M
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James T
13 August 2017|
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Response from BP M | Property representative |
Yes absolutely, we are open seven days a week in February from 10 am until 5 pm with presentations running every half an hour. Sincerely, Faxon M.
26 September 2016|
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Response from Tina F | Reviewed this property |
So sorry for the delayed response. I beleive the admission is $12. However, the Hawthorne Hotels sells the tickets at a discounted rate for guests ($8). Also, if you keep the admission sticker, you get a discount when... More
amber t
15 May 2016|
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Response from BP M | Property representative |
Hi Amber, Our prices are as follows: Adult: $11.00 Senior: $9.50 Child: $8.00 (children under 6 are free) Keep in mind that Halloween is a very busy time of year for us so be sure to get here early so you can secure a... More