Witch Dungeon is a museum in Salem that performs a live re-enactment of the Salem Witch Trial of 1692 followed by an informative tour of the museum. The atmosphere and the setting inside the museum takes you back to the time of the actual trails and gives you a profound information on the tragic happenings that changed the history of Salem forever. After the play, the visitors are taken on a tour of the museum offering them an opportunity to see the replica of the dungeons from the past and also consists of spooky mannequins that scare the hell out of you.
Entrance Ticket Details For Witch Dungeon Museum
- Children (4-13 yrs): $7.00
- Seniors (65+): $8.00
Witch Dungeon Museum Hours
- Extended hours during the month of October.
- For more info on the timings, check with the management.
How to Reach Witch Dungeon Museum
- By Bus: No. 450, 451, 455, 456, 459, 465 - stop Washington St @ Federal St.
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95% of people who visit Salem include Witch Dungeon Museum in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
58% of people start their Witch Dungeon Museum visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Witch Dungeon Museum
52.36% of people prefer walking in order to reach Witch Dungeon Museum
Witch Dungeon Museum Reviews & Ratings
So I had a hard time finding the pricing online. It's $11 for the Witch dungeon and $25 for the package, which includes access to all three (but there's some kind of stipulation about going on different days?). The witch dungeon was good but quick. Maybe 30 mins. The tour consisted of a quick reenactment and a walk though a recreation of the witches dungeon. Fun if you're in the area
Very cool museum. Its not the original site of the dungeon, that was flooded and destroyed many, many moons ago, but they recreated the cells that held the victims, and they were absolutely horrific, especially the one they call “The Coffin Cell.” Where the prisoner didn’t even have enough room to sit. They did however, manage to save a wooden beam from the original dungeon, and it holds all of the secrets, and cries and sorrow from the poor people held there during the witch trials. So they say if you rest your hand on this beam it brings you luck, perhaps its the energy of the people who suffered in the dungeon’s horrific conditions. I for one, who am sensitive to strong emotions, felt immediate sadness and heartbreak when i put my hand on it.
For the options in Salem, this was my favorite historic museum. Our tour guide was well spoken, gave good information and this tour lent new information that other spots didn’t have. It ended a little abruptly but other than that we enjoyed ourselves.
The customer service I purchased 4 tickets. I was not allowed to use the employee restroom even though I told them (3 employees present) I was close to having an accident minutes before the show. They told me to use the visitor’s center’s restroom down the street. I couldn’t find it (not from here) so I just raced into a nearby restaurant’s restroom. I’m Mexican with dark skin which is most likely why I was not allowed to use their restroom. 0 out of 5 stars. Note: They do not take AMEX and they do not have a military discount. And no public restrooms. The show Lasts five minutes. The judge and jury are wax figures. Only two actors total: the accused and the accuser. 2 out of 5 stars. The dungeons: Not even close to the quality of a Ripley’s museum but it is effective. It is a reconstruction not the original location of the dungeon. 2 out of 5 stars. Overall: 1 out of 5 stars. Overpriced. Poor customer service. Spend your time and money elsewhere.
Best stop on the witch tour. The live reenactment was cool and the dungeon gives a good idea of how times were back then. The guides were informative and nice.