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Lovely way to step back in time

A great place to visit when either going to Salem or when leaving Salem. We heard interesting... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Very nice

Excellent knowledge of the events leading up to the Salem witch trials. Quiet setting, much... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Mary P
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The Rebecca Nurse Homestead sits on 25+ acres of an original 300 acres occupied by Rebecca Nurse and her family from 1678 until 1798. This is the only home of a person executed during the Salem Village Witchcraft Hysteria of 1692 open to the public...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
149 Pine St, Danvers, MA 01923-2693
+1 978-774-8799
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

A great place to visit when either going to Salem or when leaving Salem. We heard interesting stories about Rebecca and the property.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent knowledge of the events leading up to the Salem witch trials. Quiet setting, much different than the commercialism of the city of Salem. If you want a true bit of history of the trials without the hype, this is the place to go.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mary P
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Thanks to the Danvers Alarm List for continuing to save this antique property! They have some great events here that are appropriate for children and teaches about our country's past 200 yrs ago. A must for everyone who loves American history!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Guided tour of house and grounds of an accused witch back in 1692. An especially historic visit for us, relatives of Rebecca. A well restored home, cemetery on premises.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Donna P
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic site to visit if you are truly interested in the Salem Witch Hysteria. This is true history, not the sensationalized attractions you get in Salem. Rebecca Nurse was one of those accused of witchcraft in the 1690's. Her homestead is small...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

The Rebecca Nurse Homestead is in the middle of a suburban development.You are driving through homes and than everything opens up to green countryside.The home which is original with some later additions is marvelous to see.The guide knows her stuff and made the whole thing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Surrfred
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Guided Tour of house and meeting hall of Rebecca Nurse one of the victims of the witch trials. $26 for a family of four for the guided tour and a interesting insight into the goings on of 1692. You are also able to wander round...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gsstott
Reviewed 21 July 2018

I visited the Homestead during the week, and it was relatively quiet. It gave me a lot of opportunity to talk with Candice the Interpreter who was working that day. She was full of really interesting information, smart and friendly, and we had a fascinating...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sue F
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We were there for an annual festival, and they had volunteers dressed in costume from the 1920s, when the organization was established to save the homestead. The earliest buildings date from the time of the witch trials and they have some great items

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank pattyfl55
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting Salem for the witch trials history this is a must do. Good to see the types of houses people would have stayed in It’s a low key attraction but that feels appropriate

Date of experience: June 2018
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30 August 2018|
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Response from Surrfred | Reviewed this property |
We actually went during the week and it was open and had a docent who gave us a tour of the grounds.
2 May 2016|
Response from CClemenzi | Property representative |
Hello, Yes, the museum will be open beginning in May. The museum's spring hours will be Friday through Sunday 10am to 3pm. Please let me know if you have any other questions!