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New England Pirate Museum

274 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3635
+1 978-741-2800
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This small museum recounts the exploits of Captain Kidd and other 17th-century pirates.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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274 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-3635
+1 978-741-2800
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fun, but really small and cheesy, and not very informative. It's poorly ventilated, too. I'd probably skip it in hindsight.

Thank Jen G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour is $10 or so, and it includes a guided tour thru part of the museum and then a self-guided portion at the end. Interesting info from the guide, but the exhibits are in need of abit of updating and tlc. At the conclusion of...More

Thank Traveler O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We toured this museum because of the package deal involving the Witch History Museum and the Witch Dungeon Museum. By far the Witch Dungeon was the best of the three. The actress who portrayed Sarah Good at the Witch Dungeon Museum was phenomenal. In my...More

Thank LeppardLady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The information hear is great and you will learn some new things about pirates in the New England. Seems like a cheesy place but it is great.

Thank Prinnycook
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My brother in law is into pirates so on a visit to Salem we visited the museum. The tour is a little aged but the content is great and the guide was awesome. The public parking garage across the street is very convenient and central...More

Thank TimOBoston_Mass
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my partner and I spent a day in salem, weather was horrendous so we decided to take a look in this musem. it featured a guided tour where you visited a recreated dockside village and pirate ship. it was a great experience to discover the...More

Thank enncle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best attraction in the Salem area. Interesting information and a good guide. Our 7 yr old daughter enjoyed it. Do this along with the Witch Museum and then drive a little to Hammond Castle. We skipped the Witch Dungeon but there is...More

Thank ken999
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Its a pirate museum that could easily be hokey, but wasnt at all. it was a fast paced tour with a great pirate tour guide who was able to bring it all to life. really nice guy made the trip good for all involved, including...More

Thank Gia Marie V
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

The tour guide was fun and energetic and this was a nice change of pace from all the witch stuff. We bought this tour as a pack of 3 for a discount.

Thank Brandy C
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Pirates were not just in the Caribbean. See some of the more famous New England pirates and get a lively tour.

Thank SBF2
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