Witch House

sights / Historic

Witch House information

Location
Salem , USA
Address
310 Essex St
More information
www.witchhouse.info
Prices
adult/child $8.25/4.25, tour extra $2
Opening hours
10am-5pm Mar-Nov
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Of more than a score of witchy attractions in town, this is the only actual historic site. The house was once the home of Jonathan Corwin, a local magistrate who was called on to investigate witchcraft claims. He examined several accused witches, possibly in the 1st-floor rooms of this house. The house demonstrates the family's daily life at the time of the witch hysteria, providing historical context for the episode. Open longer hours in October.