Salem Wax Museum

288 Derby St, Salem, Massachusetts 01970 USA

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“Salem's history in wax”

The Salem Wax Museum of Witches & Seafarers—in operation for more than 20 years—features 50 London-made wax figures depicting scenes from Salem's history. From the infamous 1692 witch trials to its days as a bustling seaport, the museum is full of dioramas populated with figures that will make you look twice—crossed eyes, missing fingers, and questionable wardrobe choices abound.

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Bobby H.

Don't waste your money on this tourist trap. It is completely cheesy, and many of the "facts" presented here are totally inaccurate. The figures do not look like wax, but like mannequins that... Read more

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J D.

As a frequent Salemite, I had to laugh. When I read a review that has 5 stars. Whoever that was must know nothing about the history of Salem or the area. This is the WORST place. Is it still in... Read more

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Elizabeth O.

For what it is, it was exactly what I expected to be. It's a little outdated and creepy but I'm also glad I had the experience. I scanned through some of the descriptions but I don't have the... Read more

Salem Wax Museum

288 Derby St
Salem, Massachusetts
01970 USA

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Closed Now
  • Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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