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Salem Old Town Hall

32 Derby Sq, Salem, MA 01970-3704
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Hocus Pocus

I was really excited to see all of the Hocus Pocus filming locations in Salem and the Town Hall was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MelissaClaire93
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Can't go inside, but a Hocus Pocus must see!

It was closed when we visited, not sure if it's been closed or not, but this is a must see for any... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
amycf820
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Jackson, Mississippi
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32 Derby Sq, Salem, MA 01970-3704
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was really excited to see all of the Hocus Pocus filming locations in Salem and the Town Hall was used as the Halloween party. It’s instantly recognizable. Today the hall houses the Cry Innocent play and the Salem Museum. Pro tip for Hocus Pocus...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

It was closed when we visited, not sure if it's been closed or not, but this is a must see for any Hocus Pocus fan. It's where the Halloween party took place! At least you can get nice pictures outside of the building.

1  Thank amycf820
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Reviewed 30 October 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.

2  Thank NYSoleTraveler
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Reviewed 25 October 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.

Thank Bea_D_123
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Reviewed 12 October 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)

Thank couplessPS
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Reviewed 15 August 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.

Thank SEK65
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

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

Thank 93ms2017
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Reviewed 23 June 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.

Thank Amir G
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

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

Thank Calgary_Can_Travel
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Reviewed 25 May 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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