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Salem Wax Museum of Witches & Seafarers

288 Derby St., Salem, MA 01970-3634
+1 978-740-2929
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Salem Combo: Wax Museum and Witch Village
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This wax museum covers Salem's two most famous archetypes - witches and sailors.
  • Excellent6%
  • Very good10%
  • Average23%
  • Poor26%
  • Terrible35%
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“city history” (2 reviews)
“own pace” (3 reviews)
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288 Derby St., Salem, MA 01970-3634
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+1 978-740-2929
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not a fan of wax museums to begin with, but this was one of the weakest examples of its type. You would have to be a very slow reader to need more than 10 minutes in here, and many of the displays are a...More

Thank mcb58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Poor at best. Broken and unrealistic figures. In and out in a few minutes. Don't waste your money. Tourist trap.

Thank S.E. C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will be disappointed in this attraction. The costumes were excellent but the figures were awful! The hangman's head was turned around as if he was hung! Feet were twisted in unnatural positions. Legs seemed to be missing. White people appeared to be black people,...More

Thank Jeff J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The presentation of the sculptures are nice but as for the quality it's quite crappy compared to other museums.

Thank Alyssa K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If my daughter hadn't been taking photos and making captions to the photos the whole time, it may have taken a total of 5 minutes to get through. Not worth the money we spent, but then again I prefer guided tours so thus the rating...More

Thank mynameOhio
Reviewed 15 August 2017

It was more less repetition of what I have heard in With Museum, but I liked it more as it was light and self guided, so I could focus more on the topics I was interested, come back if needed. And it was allowed to...More

Thank EvaF2Eva
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We got their three attraction deal for twenty dollars... it was so not worth it. The Salem Witch Village attraction was very short although informational. Frankenstein's Castle... absolutely awful. This high school-aged kid was running a podium in front of the "haunted house", and was...More

Thank TrippiTripz
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This was our first stop when visiting Salem last month. I will say the price was a bit steep given the size and scale of the exhibit (only two rooms)....but it packed a great deal of information in the small space. Take your time and...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The exhibit was very interesting and the gift job was awesome. We all stopped at the gift shop and purchase souvenirs.

Thank Jhonesnaps60
Reviewed 17 July 2017

DONT VISIT! this was just dire, over thirty dollars (2 adults and 2 kids) to see about twenty wax work displays. Not even a bit of historical context. Avoid it!!!

Thank nicolani74
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