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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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  • Excellent5%
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  • Average22%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible35%
3 days ago
“Not worth it”
1 week ago
“Not Worth Your Money”
288 Derby St., Salem, MA 01970-3634
+1 978-740-2929
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Decided to check this out. Was only $9. Ummmm, nope. Not worth paying. It was a joke. The "wax" figures are like 40 years old. They are so outdated. It was a large room with most of the space unoccupied. Save yourself the $9 and...More

Thank dlenane78
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Salem only for a couple of hours because of other commitments. This was the only "attraction" we paid for and went through because the guy said it wouldn't take long. We had two adults and one child, and it cost $25. This...More

Thank jenniferbT7848CG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Going to this and a few other museums together, it creates a full and clear picture of Salem. It was small and fairly quiet, plus you can take pictures!

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This should really be a free attraction. Yes, it has a lot of information but the standing and reading and looking at old wax statues left a lot to be desired. Would not return or recommend.

Thank Sunshinedreamin
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This place is in serious need of updating. The figures look like they had seen better days. Very small-I would consider this a waste of money. Of all the places we visited this was my daughter's least favorite. Would not go again.

Thank klimtfan2016
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Very basic and could be so much better. Bayou could take pictures but I didn't. There was nothing I wanted a picture of

Thank KathyM1986
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Located at 288 Derby Street, Sale, Massachusetts, USA. A small venue with 15 or so individual static mannequin displays portraying the events of the Salem Witch Trials & seafaring of that period, (1692). Some of the mannequins appeared a little worn & tired looking. Interesting...More

1  Thank Gregory O
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This is an alright wax museum. The statues are not too good. You can go through it pretty quick which is good.

Thank Alyssa K
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I wish I saw the rating here before wasting $8 on this thing. It was pretty horrible. All the wax statues are missing fingers and they are SOOOOOO old. These statues were in Salem for the witch trials :) I mean the history blurbs were...More

1  Thank GB08Nj
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Waste of money/time. The wax figures are terrible and look 20+years old. Very small, wish I could give negative stars.

1  Thank ee978
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