For directions to Salem using commuter rail, bus, or ferry, please visit our public transportation page.
193 Derby Street, Salem MA (42.52129, -70.88711)
If you are visiting Salem Maritime National Historic Site on the waterfront, park in the pay-parking garage on this corner. Walk east on Derby Street (continuing in the same direction) for about three minutes past the hotel and Pickering Wharf to the Orientation Center on Derby Street. There are two handicapped parking spots and a number of metered parking spots on Derby Street across from the Orientation Center.
To the National Park Service Regional Visitor Center in Salem, 2 New Liberty Street
If you are heading to the Regional Visitor Center, turn left onto Hawthorne Boulevard. At the light turn left onto Essex Street. The Visitor Center is at end of Essex Street on right corner. There is a pay-parking garage across the street from the Visitor Center.
Did You Know?
During the American Revolution, Salem was the most successful privateering port in America. Salem's 158 privateering vessels captured 445 English vessels.