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The only remaining Salem structure with direct ties to the witch trials of 1692.
310 1/2 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3257
+1 978-744-8815
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by with a friend on a snowy day. It was very interesting reading all of the information provided. It is self guided, which personally is nice because you can go at your own leisure and spend more time on interesting things and less time...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Linnea M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a self-guided tour, so you have the freedom to linger with the items you find most interesting. There are knowledgeable employees available to answer any questions you may have, but the quality of the answers will depend on who is working at the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank happytrails32688
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tours are affordable, and the history is rich. The architecture of the house itsself is stunningly preserved, and the interior looks frozen in time. Definitely listen to the historians and tour guides, as you will learn a lot. A wonderful destination for families with children...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank LauraAgardy
Reviewed 1 February 2019

This was the one tour I was so excited to see. I took so many pictures. I loved learning about the information. The staff was very nice.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Carrm89
Reviewed 28 January 2019

This is the oldest and authentic house in all of the town. Judge Corwin's family owned home and filled with made reproductions/ antiques from the 1692 time period. Reasonably priced self guided tour that takes you through the dining room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms, and 2...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank 581colleenc
Reviewed 16 January 2019

honestly you pay to just walk thru an old house with old stuff in it, but it's still very cool especially knowing the history behind it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank samiorobilio
Reviewed 12 December 2018

If you only pay to enter one house/attraction in Salem, this is the one. It's the only structure still standing with direct ties to the Witch Trials, and much of the original floors, beams and furniture are original unlike some other places in Salem. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank solocationer
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

I love history, so I still enjoyed this, but honestly it I’d barely worth the trip. It was a total of 4 rooms. Nothing inside is original to the home, but is authentic to the time period. Ok if you are in the area but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 779lauriew
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Walking from Salem train station to visit the First Church in Salem that was established in 1629, we passed by the Jonathan Corwin House or (misnamed) Witch house, which is an excellent example of 17th-century New England architecture. Judge Jonathan Corwin lived here for more...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Visited Salem during the few days over Halloween and felt this was a must see while there. The ladies inside were so full of Information and really added to the experience. Although not a huge museum it is definitely a must for those wanting the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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28 March 2018|
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Response from 370lisak | Reviewed this property |
No cost or tour to look at the outside of the house.
Sheryl C
26 February 2018|
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Response from Mike W | Reviewed this property |
Not that we used but highly recommend staying in Gloucester, Ma to save a lot of lodging money ..
31 October 2017|
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Response from AshleyB8 | Reviewed this property |
20-30 minutes tops