For Visitors with Mobility Impairments
The following exhibits and historic buildings at Salem Maritime National Historic Site are accessible to wheelchair users:
- All walkways are fully accessible.
- The replica tall ship Friendship of Salem is fully accessible through a ramped gangway and a wheelchair lift from the main deck to the lower deck.
- The first floors of the 1675 Narbonne House and 1762 Derby House can accommodate non-motorized wheelchairs up to 26 inches in width. If you are interested in visiting these historic structures, please contact the site at 978-740-1660 at least 3 days in advance.
- The Scale House exhibit, behind the U. S. Custom House, is fully accessible.
- The Salem Visitor Center is fully accessible. Wheelchair seating is available at the front and back of the theater to facilitate viewing of the 27-minute long orientation film “Where Past is Present” on the history of Salem and Essex County.
Accessible bathrooms are located:
- Inside the Salem Regional Visitor Center, 2 New Liberty Street
- Behind the Orientation Center, 193 Derby Street
For Visitors with Sight Impairments
- An audio tour of Salem Maritime National Historic Site and a map formatted for a Braille printer can be downloaded from our web site.
- Large print versions of the Salem Maritime National Historic Site brochure are available at the Salem Regional Visitor Center front desk.