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 Visitors with Mobility Impairments
The following visitor facilities are fully accessible to wheelchair users:
The Salem Regional Visitor Center, 2 New Liberty Street
Accessible bathrooms are located:
The following exhibits and historic buildings at Salem Maritime National Historic Site are accessible to wheelchair users:
For Visitors with Sight Impairments
At the Salem Visitor Center, 2 New Liberty Street
Did You Know?
In addition to being a world-famous author, Salem native Nathaniel Hawthorne also held three government positions: Measurer for the Port of Boston, Surveyor of the Port of Salem, and U.S. Consul to Liverpool. The Custom House in Salem where he worked is now part of Salem Maritime NHS. More...