Salem Witch MuseumAttractions » MuseumsWashington Square North, 1970Located in Washington Square in Salem, Massachusetts, the Salem Witch Museum houses a mass of collections that will bring you back to 1692. With live guides, you will experience the truth of what happened in 1692 and discover how witchcraft is practiced in todayï¿½s more modern world. The museumï¿½s collections include figures and life-size sets, along with rousing narrations. The museum also hosts an exhibit featuring modern-day witchcraft and the trend of witch hunting. The museum also has a store where patrons of the museum can purchase a wide variety of items related to the Salem Witch Trials, including books, art, and memorabilia. Open year-round, the museum charges just $9.00 for adults, $6.00 for children between 6 and 14, and $7.50 for Senior Citizens. Groups of 10 and over will receive a discount if pre-arranged.
Count Orlok's Nightmare GalleryAttractions » Museums285 Derby St, 1970
Count Orlokï¿½s Nightmare Gallery is located at 285 Derby Street in Salem, Massachusetts and is open from March through November each year. Count Orlockï¿½s is a horror movie monster museum, which features life-like monsters from the classic movies such as vampires, werewolves and zombies. There are over 50 life-size famous figures and they are staged on elaborate settings. These reproductions and sets were created by Hollywood Special Effects Artists. During the month of October, Count Orlockï¿½s is a museum during the day and a haunted house after nightfall. Many of the actors that starred in these classic horror movies appear during the month of October for autograph signing. The price for admission is $8 dollars for adults and $6 dollars for children ages 5-12.
The House of the Seven GablesAttractions » Historic Landmarks54 Turner Street, 1970House of the Seven Gables is a not for profit museum located in the heart of Salem, Massachusetts. Originally built for the Captain John Turner, it is now a museum that provides tours and childrenï¿½s programs. The house is surrounded by lush gardens in the warmer New England months, and is host to many spectacular finds on the inside as well. Visitors love the mysterious staircase that goes up to the attic- that is hidden in a secret place; and the collection of over 2,000 artifacts and a rare book library is sure to impress. Nathanial Hawthorne, the great American author, named a story after this very place. In fact, his home was moved to the same lot. Rich with history and charm, the House of the Seven Gables is a must-see on any Salem itinerary, and is a treasure for visitors of all ages to behold.
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