• 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 »

Fees & Reservations

Fees
All park facilities, tours and programs are free to the public. Special events, demonstrations or special park uses may require a fee.

National Park and Federal Lands Passes
Passes are not available for purchase at Salem Maritime National Historic Site. The Annual Pass is available to order online. The Senior Pass and Access Pass are available by mail. Note that many parks that accept passes for entry can sell you a pass at the time of your first arrival.

Complete pass information, including sales locations, is available at: http://www.nps.gov/findapark/passes.htm

Special Park Uses
Interested in using the park for a special event or special use? Learn about Special Use Permits.

Did You Know?

Three soldiers wearing uniforms of the Second Corps of Cadets from the 18th and 19th centuries.

The Regional Visitor Center in Salem was once the drill shed of the Salem Armory. The Armory was built by the Second Corps of Cadets, a unit of the Massachusetts National Guard. More...