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Salem, Massachusetts: Salem Wax Museum of Witches and Seafarers

Open since 1993. Fifty wax dummies made in London (formerly in a Maryland wax museum) show Salem history from 1626 to 1692. Also here is the full-size plaster original of the Salem Witch Trials Sculpture. The artist based it on a 1985 TV mini-series, and ran out of money before it could be bronzed.

288 Derby St., Salem, MA
Downtown. Entrance is on the east side of Liberty St., a half-block north of Derby St./Hwy 1A.
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Salem Wax Museum

Self-guided tour through the Salem Wax Museum. Took only about 20 minutes to go through, and we even read every sign at each exhibit.

[Chrissie, 08/09/2019]
Judge Rules That Wax Belongs To Everyone

The Salem Wax Museum of Witches and Seafarers in Salem, Massechusetts, has failed in its attempt to reserve the word "wax" for itself.


[09/23/2005] Complete News Story

Nearby Offbeat Places

New England Pirate MuseumNew England Pirate Museum, Salem, MA - < 1 mi.
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Cry Innocent Witch TrialCry Innocent Witch Trial, Salem, MA - < 1 mi.
In the region:
First and Original Dunkin Donuts, Quincy, MA - 19 mi.

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