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  • Address: Salem, Massachusetts, USA
  • Hours: Open daily from 10 AM to 5 PM. Closing time is 7 PM in July and August, and there are extended hours in October as Halloween approaches.
  • Admission: Varies

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Salem Witch Museum Tours

The 1692 Salem Witch Trials are an important part of the early history of America. Twenty people were found guilty and executed as part of the infamous Salem Witch Hunt. Today, travelers can visit the Salem Witch Museum to learn more about the historic event. The museum is located across from Salem Common, not far from the Derby Wharf.

The Salem Witch Museum guides visitors through exhibits based on actual trial documents. You’ll have to the opportunity to see and hear how neighbor turned against neighbor during this turbulent time in American history.

There is a second exhibit at the museum, which looks more into the perception of witches today. You can see how the real-life witches exist versus the stereotypes we may be used to seeing, and how witch hunting is still around today. There is also an on-site store where you can purchase items related to the Salem Witch Trials, as well as local handcrafts.

Practical Info

Salem can be reached from Boston via the Salem High-Speed Ferry, or consider visiting as part of a bus tour day-trip. The Salem Witch Museum is open daily from 10 AM to 5 PM. Closing time is 7 PM in July and August, and there are extended hours in October as Halloween approaches.

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