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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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  • Average35%
  • Poor14%
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19 1/2 Washington Sq, Salem, MA 01970-4096
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the Museum with the family. It is a nice museum with a good explanation of the history behind the Salem trials. My grandson enjoyed the presentation. In addition to the theater presentation they also had another exhibition which explains the history of witches in...More

Thank Andres72423
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped along our drive up the coast. The town is very quaint and parking was easy at the meters. The presentation/tour took about an hour and was interesting and the sets were well done. It could be scary for younger children although we did...More

Thank Traveling_Greens
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time in Salem. This was the first thing my sister and I did. We loved it. Although not a traditional museum it is done well. Two short shows. Great for all ages.

Thank Jbelle6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Totally Commercial Shows. The shop is total touristy with worthless stuff. Just good for clicking pictures from the outside.

Thank buddhavaranasi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I was visiting from Florida in winter and there wasn’t a lot of place open. This one was one of the places open. I love what they did to the sanctuary in the old church. The anima Tronics and most of the...More

Thank Carey L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting presentation with wax figures in dark hall and recorded narration. Whole thing lasts less than 30 minutes. For the $12 ticket price, seems a bit too much.

Thank Alina P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not really what I expected to be honest, I was slightly disappointed. Its not the type of museum which you walk around and take in at your own pace. The first part is just a theatre room and you get told the story of the...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of those places that if you’re here you might as well go once. It’s small, it’s a little hokey but you do get some pretty good info about how it all went down. You can really see how people’s fears made the...More

Thank momof2kyds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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.

1  Thank Katisma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Savannah R
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izzyyy m
17 February 2018|
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Response from Yoram L | Reviewed this property |
Less than a hour. I was very dissappointed
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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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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.
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