Self-guided activities can be found in Virtual Programs and via the NPS Mobile App. The Visitor Center has film screenings hosted by the National Park Service and Essex National Heritage Area. View our calendar for information on the park film and visit Essex National Heritage Area to learn more about their film screening times and associated costs.
Derby Wharf and park grounds around historic homes
Salem Armory Regional Visitor Center: 10am–4pm, Wednesday–Sunday (occupancy limit in place)
Friendship of Salem: 11am–3pm, Saturday–Sunday
Waite and Peirce Park Store: every day 10am–5pm
Restrooms are available at Central Wharf every day from 9am–4pm and at the Salem Armory Visitor Center
Tips for Visiting Safely and Protecting the Park:
To promote our staff and visitors’ safety, masks are required in all NPS buildings regardless of vaccination status.
Masks must be worn in outdoors spaces where physical distancing cannot be maintained, including onboard the Friendship of Salem.