Salem Witch Museum
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The famous Salem witch trials of 1692 carved a unique place in history for this small town, where 180 people were accused of witchcraft and imprisoned.
Visitors are given a dramatic history lesson using stage sets with life-size figures, lighting and narration providing a vivid overview of the Witch Trials of 1692.
In addition to the Witch Museum, Salem's 1.7-mile Heritage Trail connects a number of Salem’s major historic sites, including The House of Seven Gables, Peabody Essex Museum and a Whale Watching tour.
General Visitor's Info:
There is a Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center (978-744-0004) on 32 Derby Square and a National Park Service visitors center (978-740-1650) at 2 Liberty Street.
10:00 am - 5:00 pm daily;
10:00 am, to 7:00 pm in July and August
Open year round. Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
Adult - $15
Senior Citizen - $13.50
Child (3-14 years) - $12
Washington Square, Salem, MA map
The museum is on route 1A - diagonally across from the Common in downtown Salem.
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