National Park Service Regional Visitor Center
This visitor center located at 2 New Liberty Street is the information hub for Salem Maritime National Historic Site as well as a visitor center for Essex National Heritage Area. You can find an information desk, sign up for tours, watch park films, become a Junior Ranger, and browse the bookstore.
Waite and Peirce
Waite and Peirce is a specialty giftshop located by Derby Wharf (in what was formerly the Orientation Center) at 193 Derby Street named after the original owners of the tall ship Friendship. The store sells maritime themed goods that harken back to Salem's place in the history of international trade.