Guided Tours and Programs
Click here for a list of all current tours, schedules and programs in the park. [Updated July 1st, 2014
Guided Tour Descriptions
Groups of 10 or more, should email or call 978-740-1662 to make an advance reservation. Visit the For Teachers page for information on our education programs. Salem Maritime also hosts special events in addition to regular programs.
Weather permitting, during the fall, winter, and spring the Custom House tour also visits Friendship of Salem, Salem Maritime's replica of a cargo vessel built in Salem in 1797. The tour visits the main deck and 'tween deck of the vessel to learn about the men who sailed all over the world to bring exotic goods back to Salem during the height of the East Indies trade. During the summer, Friendship is open for self-guided tours.
The Narbonne and Derby Houses
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...