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Reviewed 4 days ago

I attended the performance of "Cry Innocent" in the Old Town Hall. It is a dramatization of the witch trial of Bridget Bishop. We were allowed to question the witnesses and then had to decide if there was enough evidence to try Goodwife Bishop as...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Robert D
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Salem Old Town Hall hosts a nice, compact history of the town from its founding through the Great Fire of 1914. There is so much more to Salem than the witch trials that gives the town its draw today. I was most intrigued by...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Nick G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got to see this during our Salem Heritage tour. A cute historic building. It appears in Hocus Pocus as the town hall. Right in the middle of all the action in Salem so it is easy to see. Free!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Wanderer790
Reviewed 12 September 2019

Though it is still called Old Town Hall, it is now a historical museum. The hold plays upstairs every so often. It is another building that was featured in Hocus Pocus. It's in the scene where Max and Dani (along with Allison) find their parents...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Athena D
Reviewed 22 August 2019

Right in the middle of busy Essex st so easy to find. Was the town Hall in Hocus Pocus where Bette Midler went to the Halloween party

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Katrina H
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Famous for the Halloween party scene in the movie Hocus Pocus. Today Old Town Hall is used for a wide variety or resouces. Including in October the Live Performances of Cry Innocent. The first floor of the town hall is a museum depicting the history...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

I watched part of the Cry Innocence Witch Trial in the building. It was an interesting site to see and knowing that the actual trials took place in the building made it a historic site worth seeing.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

The Old Town Hall houses an interesting museum and is the venue for the “Cry Innocent” performance about the witch trials. For me, however, the interest was in seeing the exterior of the building because it was used in the film “Hocus Pocus”. Located off...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SuzyQu15
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We recently visited during our trip to Salem and the town hall always had events going and characters set out front. Definitely a place you need to visit when going to Salem!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nicole O
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Walking thru the wonderful museums of this wonderful town. We did the Haunted Walk at night and did a few museums, ate at Main St Rest.it was great food and wine.

Date of experience: September 2018
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