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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 for the month of January for upgrades and maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good21%
  • Average35%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
1 week ago
“Interesting museum providing an eye-opening experience”
1 week ago
“Interesting and informative”
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19 1/2 Washington Sq, Salem, MA 01970-4096
+1 978-744-1692
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After entering the room and having a seat, there is a storyteller recording giving the history of the Salem trials and how they began, listing the main people affected. This was done in a diorama fashion lighting up each section of the room as they...More

Thank Sandy P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been visiting Boston in December for several years and were looking for something different to do on a free afternoon, so we chose to visit Salem and the Witch Museum. The topic is a compelling one in American history, especially in the current...More

Thank Greg K
BP M, Guest Relations Manager at Salem Witch Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review of the Salem Witch Museum. We value your opinion of the museum and believe that our visitors have great ideas. If you would like to email me personally at FaxonM@salemwitchmuseum.com, I would love to hear your thoughts on how the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting, educational, intriguing, unique museum. It begins with a 15-minute play recreating a Salem Witch trial. Then you tour a recreation of a dungeon, which is a small dark room with a few cells, that has the same dimensions of the original structure that housed...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Salem Witch Museum is more of a performance than a museum. The tour guides are wonderful and provide basic information about the witches in Salem based on historical facts. A must-see when visiting Salem that will either satisfy your curiosity or leave you wanting...More

Thank Cynthia E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Salem and find the history so interesting. The tour guide was great and the staff was wicked friendly and helpful. The only thing that I was bummed about was there is so many people and you couldn’t really see everything on the walls...More

Thank rosetomyheart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting mode of witch hunt story-telling. The program was well done & very informative. The only negative was I left wanting even more!!

Thank Ckgibbz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took this tour as well, really enjoyed the history and the tour guide. they made this tour very informative and interesting, must see.

Thank Cindy W
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 your time at the museum. Sincerely, Faxon M.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to say, it was very informative but it was mostly just a show that told the story of the crucible. I was disappointed in the lack of artifacts or items from the era, but there may not be any. If you have read...More

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a must see for the spouse......am glad we went. The story of the 'Salem Witch Trials' is very interesting. The museum was once a church and the main room where the story is told, is in what was the sanctuary. Another part of...More

Thank parrottdize
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first half of the tour is very, very informative and engaging, especially if your knowledge of the Salem witch trials is minimal. It's really a must-see for first time Salem visitors. The second half is less exciting, but still informative. The gift shop is...More

Thank Melinda S
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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