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All of the walking tours I've been on have visited the Salem Old Town Hall to point out it's where... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2017
NYSoleTraveler
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New York
Hocus Pocus Must See!

I went to Salem for the Halloween experience. While making my way through the crowded streets, I... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2017
Bea_D_123
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New Jersey
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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32 Derby Sq, Salem, MA 01970-3704
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

All of the walking tours I've been on have visited the Salem Old Town Hall to point out it's where the Halloween party scene for Hocus Pocus was filmed. I've never been inside but there are re-enactments and people dressed in 1600s era clothing.

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Reviewed October 25, 2017

I went to Salem for the Halloween experience. While making my way through the crowded streets, I happened to look to my left and noticed this was featured in Hocus Pocus. Great site to take pictures if you love that movie.

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Reviewed October 12, 2017

Many good exhibits of clothing of the times, important players in military and political history and a beautifully proportioned building opening up to a square. ( good bathrooms too if you are touring and need a break)

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Reviewed August 15, 2017

The Old Town Hall was used when Hocus Pocus was filmed. It is one of the few places in Salem that is wheelchair accessible and has a public restroom. It houses historic items which are pretty interesting.

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Reviewed August 6, 2017

cool building and great addition to the town and live around it. glad they have kept up with repairs and things

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Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

Was a lot of fun and the actors were good and very responsive to the kids. Would definitely recommend to get a feel for early colonial history.

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Reviewed June 3, 2017

On the tour we took, background of this building was included, Right in the middle of everything and was interesting

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Reviewed May 25, 2017

A classic space in downtown Salem that is usually open for special events (dances, parties, etc) but also does a regularly business in farmers markets, flea markets and other great activities.

Thank leaton01
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Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

As a huge hocus pocus fan I had to stop and see town hall! The end seen where re parents are at the party and the kids run in was filmed in Salem old town hall!! I recommend any fans stop and see and ask...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

This building was featured in the movie "Hocus Pocus," so obviously I had to check it out! It's definitely worth a look!

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