Only $10 an adult to get a story on the history of Salem and surrounding areas. The setting here is neat, starting with a bit of acting out the story in a creepy church like theater. Then it's on to the basement for a bit...More
About Witch Dungeon Museum
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This starts off with a short play to set the stage, then a tour of recreated dungeons in the basement. I thought this was a must visit as part of the overall experience, but I felt rushed and didn't really have time for pictures.
This was a very interesting attraction very informative and although not the original dungeon it is very realistic and provides an informed insight into a very disturbing passage of history at a reasonable price.
Unlike the other museums, The Witch Dungeon actually has some actresses perform on a stage and give a re-enactment between Sarah Good and Ann Putnam Sr. After the performance, the tour guide takes you down stairs and you get a look at the different size...More
Two of the four women whom we encountered spoke clearly and were readily understood; one of the two in the brief enactment of one of the witch trials was difficult to follow. After the trial, the visit to the dungeon replica was somewhat interesting.
The hotel suggested the combination attraction ticket and since I have never been why not? As you enter the building read the plagues on the wall while waiting for the tour/show to begin then sit back and let the story take over. The actors really...More
The fact that the dungeon display showed the size of the cramped spaces and conditions in which the accused were held made the injustices all the more tragic. Live actors present a scene from one of the trials who were excellent. That is followed by...More
I have been to Salem a few times but never visited this "museum" before. My daughters thought it sounded interesting. We had to go to one of the touristy places and definitely did not want to go to the Witch Museum which hasn't been updated...More
You get what you pay for with this tour. It was a good and brief overview that the kids enjoyed. We only had time for 1 museum the day we visited and we decided on this one because of the dungeon. The re-enactment really added...More
There are so many things to do and see in Salem that it's hard to choose. If you have the time, there is a deal (2 tours for a discounted price: dungeon and pirates museums) that we would have done had we extra time... We...More