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Salem Witch Trials Memorial: Tours & Tickets

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Each of this park's 20 stone benches represents a person executed in the infamous 1692 witch trials.
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Reviewed today

I didn't expect to feel as moved as I did visiting this memorial. There is a heaviness in the air that conveys the seriousness of the situations these people were exposed to. The attached cemetery was closed for renovation, but you were able to see...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed today via mobile

Took my teenage granddaughter who had just finished reading The Crucible she found the whole experience town and all the people she met truly amazing and educational in learning more about what truly happened! She’s looking forward to going back!

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cemetery trodden by visitors, which is sad, but there I was trodding too. Trying to be respectful. Alot of the headstones seemed displaced. I asked tour guide if bodies over the years had been "moved" around as well as headstones. He said they were. And...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank saltydogg1743
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very meaningful memorial for the poor, innocent victims of the Salem Witch Hunt tragedy. Peaceful setting. Remember to bring flowers and read the quotes taken from court transcripts carved into the stone on the ground as you enter the memorial.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank l0risaj
Reviewed 2 days ago

This memorial was very simple but beautiful & you could tell the community was very respectfl of the memorial.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our first tour stop in Salem. It was popular and there seems to always be a line. The “show” consists of lighting period dressed manequins while the history narrative is told over a loud speaker. The seating of the square room is most...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We walked through on our own during the day and took in the moment of looking at each bench. Stunning landscaping and being surrounded by the cemetery adds another dimension. We then returned tonight on the Bewitched Night Tour and our guide, John, gave us...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank meganj890
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Individual stone slabs raised up around a green space, each marking the victim, date of death and method. A tribute to those who died and a reminder to all, of their suffering and persecution.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank WitchyYork
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was very interesting to read the memorials to the people who were killed there. Its amazing what a little fear and limited education can promote people to do.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank sophiegirl0814
Reviewed 1 week ago

The memorials are wonderful, a true homage to the victims. Almost on top the area was a vendor selling french fries and people SAT on the memorials eating and on phones; the rank smell of grease filled the air and litter was left behind. Why...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Sightseer10119264018
24 January 2019|
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Response from Dan F | Reviewed this property |
The park is very, very small. You would not let your dog go loose and you can have a dog.
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AshleyRozek
25 October 2018|
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Response from jessrU1265AI | Reviewed this property |
There are no hours. It is open 24/7 and no admission is required. Although the area that it is in can get very crowded in October.
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SamanthaA001
25 October 2018|
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Response from etchedshadow | Reviewed this property |
You can walk to the benches for free, and through the old cemetery, but you should not sit on the benches, or walk over any of the graves/stand on them.
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