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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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This is a memorial to the 19 people who were hung and the person who was pressed to death in 1692 because they were thought to be witches. Each person has a concrete slab with her name and execution date on it. It is a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Robert D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a nice place for history buffs. It is very somber and quite sad, but a great tribute to house who lost their lives.

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

If you are visiting Salem, you owe it to the people who were persecuted in 1692 to visit this site. I never realized how much symbolism was built into this memorial until our guide from the Crow's Corner tour told us about it.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Rod H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

While the 19 annihilated souls were NOT laid to rest on this site, the memorial is more poignant and moving that the memorial recently placed at the site of the hangings. Well worth the visit

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jacklyn L H
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm surpreised that they haven't done more with this memorial. It would be interesting to know a little more about the lives of those who were sentenced.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jamie L
Reviewed 3 days ago

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 3 days ago 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
Thank Departure723181
Reviewed 4 days ago 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 5 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 5 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
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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
26 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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