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New England Pirate Museum

274 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3635
+1 978-741-2800
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This small museum recounts the exploits of Captain Kidd and other 17th-century pirates.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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274 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3635
+1 978-741-2800
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Im tried to find the positive with this "attraction", I guess all I can say is the young guy narrating the history gave it his all... and thats because I genuinely felt awkward for him. Price $10 adult (aug 2017) Over priced considering standard of...More

Thank Gemma J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Except attractive arrangements of figurines in historical costumes I didn't find anything interesting. The guided tour is a show, but doesn't contain too much relevant information. It seemed to be enjoyable for kids, but I was disappointed.

Thank EvaF2Eva
Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum Pirate (Guide) Collin was not very animated and very dry with his delivery of comedic lines. Tough the information was vastly interesting and knowledgeable... you could tell the guide was not independently knowledgeable of the pirates life on the high seas or of stories...More

Thank Home T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The history of local pirates was of some interest, but was presented quite poorly. Our guide through the exhibit had simply memorized his talk, which he presented far too rapidly for ready understanding. When asked to slow down, the request was acknowledged, but not heeded....More

Thank Allen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If this was not part of my package combination ticket I would pass on it. It is very expensive for what it is worth. They do explore some of the more famous pirates in the beginning and some theming effects were ok but we were...More

Thank Heather A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun, but really small and cheesy, and not very informative. It's poorly ventilated, too. I'd probably skip it in hindsight.

Thank Jen G
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Tour is $10 or so, and it includes a guided tour thru part of the museum and then a self-guided portion at the end. Interesting info from the guide, but the exhibits are in need of abit of updating and tlc. At the conclusion of...More

Thank Traveler O
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We toured this museum because of the package deal involving the Witch History Museum and the Witch Dungeon Museum. By far the Witch Dungeon was the best of the three. The actress who portrayed Sarah Good at the Witch Dungeon Museum was phenomenal. In my...More

Thank LeppardLady
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

The information hear is great and you will learn some new things about pirates in the New England. Seems like a cheesy place but it is great.

Thank Prinnycook
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

My brother in law is into pirates so on a visit to Salem we visited the museum. The tour is a little aged but the content is great and the guide was awesome. The public parking garage across the street is very convenient and central...More

Thank TimOBoston_Mass
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