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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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  • Average34%
  • Poor14%
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“witch hysteria” (42 reviews)
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19 1/2 Washington Sq, Salem, MA 01970-4096
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I would agree with other reviewers this is not a true museum, but a different way to present the story of what happened during the witch trials in the temporary dark history of Salem. It still was fun and educational. The method of delivery hasn't...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I agree with some other reviewers about this not being a typical museum with exhibits to view. However the historical narration in the beginning is most educational and informative. Also, in the second part of the museum the tour guide provided an excellent overview of...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This really isn’t a museum. Not much in the way of exhibits. They have a poor Disney-type production but no animatronics. No pictures. Not for young children, kind of scary for them. The info was good just poor way of relating it. Liked their t-shirts

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I found the prices basically fair, but it is definitely dated. Most teens or children would find the presentation painfully outdated. Small children find it hard to see anything once you begin being herded through the various rooms...they really pack you in there. I would...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Friendly and knowledgeable tour guide. I thought the presentation was pretty cool and very informative. I read here that some felt that the presentation was dated but I really enjoyed it and didn't think the dated-ness took away from the experience. I thought it was...More

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BP M, Guest Relations Manager at Salem Witch Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review of the Salem Witch Museum. It is great to read that you enjoyed your time with us. I will certainly pass on the kind words regarding our staff on the them! Sincerely, Faxon M.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

While we were expecting more of a standard museum experience, we were pleasantly surprised by how the information is presented. As other reviewers have mentioned, this is not a standard walk-through museum. Rather, in the first part, visitors are seated in a circular gallery with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cool. The Salem witch museum was great for the kids to see. $12 for adults and $9 for children. Children age 5 and under are free. The show was two parts. The first part was in a large dark room with an audio playing...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being from the UK, the witch trials that happened in America aren’t always discussed or taught about as such. This museum gave plenty of information about the tragedies that occurred, whilst making it interesting so you could really take in everything.

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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 enjoyed yourself while learning about the trials! Sincerely, Faxon M.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was really neat visiting the museum and learning some things about the witches! Has very nice workers & their gift shop is awesome.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Witch Museum offers an exhibition, which is essentially a recorded voice telling the history of the witch trials while you view “life like” scenes. The second part of the tour has a guide, but again parts are recorded presentations. It was sort of fun...More

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izzyyy m
17 February 2018|
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Response from caretaker21 | Reviewed this property |
About 40 minutes then a walk through the rest of the exhibits. An hour and a half should see you in and out. I found it interesting but each to their own.
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izzyyy m
17 February 2018|
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Response from Julie32159 | Reviewed this property |
You can walk around the gift shop, but the museum is all group presentations. The first part covers the facts surrounding the witch trials; suitable for children ages 8 up and adults. Second part covers the changing... More
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James T
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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.
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