• Salem Maritime National Historic Site

    Salem Maritime

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

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  • Central Wharf Restrooms Closed

    The Central Wharf public restrooms will be closed on Thursday and Friday, September 18th and 19th for exterior door replacement. They are scheduled to reopen on Saturday at 9am.

  • Fishing Prohibition on Hold

    On 8/20/14 the park issued a rule change prohibiting fishing throughout the park due to concerns over water quality and visitor safety. The fishing prohibition is now on hold, pending further review - click for more information. More »

For Teachers

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Local children enjoy a day in the park!

Salem Summer Playground Program

Salem Maritime offers many ways for teachers and students to learn about our nation's maritime history:

  • Field trips Educational tours and programs are available on select dates between the months of May and October. Note: Limited availability for September and October 2014 (reservations are required).
  • Curriculum materials Prepare students with a pre-visit activity.
  • Teacher workshops Park for Every Classroom (PEC) is an annual summer teacher professional development program for K-12 educators of all disciplines utilizing the educational approach of place-based service learning.

Email or phone 978-740-1662 to make a reservation.

Did You Know?

A redware plate with a yellow design, a blue and white Chinese teacup, and a brown and white bowl were found in pieces

In the mid-1970s, archaeologists found over 130,000 artifacts in the backyard of the Narbonne House at Salem Maritime NHS.