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Witch Dungeon Museum

16 Lynde St, Salem, MA 01970-3404
+1 978-741-3570
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After a trial reenactment, visitors tour the recreated dungeon where the condemned witches were sent.
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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“re enactment” (48 reviews)
“short play” (17 reviews)
“gift shop” (27 reviews)
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16 Lynde St, Salem, MA 01970-3404
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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Live reenactment of trial followed by tour of dungeon which appears realistic. Very worthwhile. Pleasant way to learn about the witch trials.

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This was a great museum! I am very glad that I went. The staff was all very friendly and approachable. The tour was also very interesting and lively! Great overall!

Thank Anna A
Reviewed 23 June 2016

The gentleman that took us through for the tour was very knowledgeable about the history of the witch dungeon lots of things to see well worth the money I would advise people who are in Salem to definitely go to the witch Museum

Thank hilda h
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This museum has a live action portion that really drives home the trial experience and the placards in the courtroom are very informative. However, the most moving and rattling part is when you go down into a recreation of the dungeon where the victims were...More

Thank DrGinHawaii
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We bought the combination tickets for 3 museums: this one, the witch museum and the pirate museum. This one was best, but not great. The introductory "play" was well done. We learned a lot from our guide. The tour itself of the dungeon was ok....More

Thank Suzanne L
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Probably my favorite of the 3-combo museum (Witch History, Witch Dungeon and New England Pirate). But the combo ticket, it's cheaper and it's good to visit all 3. They put on a small play of part of the Witch Trials which is interesting and that...More

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

After reading the mixed reviews here on tripadvisor, I was nervous about going. I am a young adult and went with my parents. The two negative things I would say right off the bat is how expensive it is ($9 each) and the fact there...More

Thank Alexandra P
Reviewed 3 June 2016

It was extremely hard to hear the speaker. The acting was a little cheesy, but it was interesting. Would probably not do this again. You hear the same story with just about any tour you do.

Thank Sheila B
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

The opening act was great! The tour in the dungeon was amazing! Really gave us an opportunity to understand the torture These people went through.

Thank Akay914
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

More of an "experience" than a museum. Starts with a re-enactment of a scene from a real witch trial in a small theatre, very good performances from the actors! There is also a tour guide who gives you some background information and takes you downstairs...More

Thank Sarah W
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Jodll
3 July 2017|
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Response from LeppardLady | Reviewed this property |
I would say for that age group, the witch history museum. They both have mannequins but I think smaller children would better enjoy the Witch History Museum.
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Claire S
23 July 2016|
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Response from Susan W | Reviewed this property |
None of them are wheelchair accessible
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Peachtreegal
30 July 2015|
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Response from Lisa L | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but they do have a 3 attraction discount, also you might google and see if they have any coupons online or on the phone app retail me not. Hope this helps. :)
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