Operating Hours & Seasons

Salem Maritime National Historic Site is a National Park in an urban setting. The grounds, trails, wharfs and outdoor exhibits are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The park's historic buildings, the Friendship of Salem, and various tours and programs are open by seasonal schedule. All park facilities are closed on Thanksgiving, December 25th, and January 1st.

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Salem Visitor Center

 
The Salem Visitor Center used to be the Salem Armory.
Salem Visitor Center, formerly the Salem Armory.

2 New Liberty Street, Salem, Massachusetts, 01970
(978) 740-1650
Hours of Operation
May - October: Everyday from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
November - April: Wednesday - Sunday, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

Waite and Peirce

 
Waite and Peirce before its grand opening on July 14, 2016.
Waite and Peirce

193 Derby Street, Salem, Massachusetts, 01970
Waite and Peirce sells traditional maritime themed crafts and gifts for people of all ages.
Hours of Operation:
Daily: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 

Friendship of Salem

 
Friendship of Salem
Friendship of Salem

Docked at Derby Wharf
Closed
Friendship of Salem is currently undergoing repairs and routine maintenance at dry dock in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Friendship should return to Derby Wharf in 2017.

 

The Narbonne House

 
Narbonne House
The Narbonne House
71 Essex Street, Salem, MA, 01970
The Narbonne house is a middle class home dating back to 1675. Archaeological work was done on the property in the 1970s and the resulting artifacts are displayed inside.
Hours of Operation:
July - September: Open Daily, 11:00am - 12:00am and 2:30pm - 3:30pm
 

The Custom House

 
Custom House
The Custom House
176 Derby Street, Salem, MA 01970
The Custom House, built in 1819, was where weighers, guagers, measurers,and customs officials worked to assess the new and exotic trade goods coming in from all over the world and determine how much was owed in tax. The tax money collected here was extremely important to the growth of the young nation.
Hours of Operation:
July - September, Open Daily 10am - 4pm
 

The Derby House

 
Derby House
The Derby House
168 Derby Street, Salem MA, 01970
The Derby House was home to Elias Haskett Derby, one of America's first millionaires and an avid investor in privateering and merchant vessels.
Closed
The Derby House is currently closed for historic preservation work and maintenance.

Last updated: July 13, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

160 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970

Phone:

(978) 740-1650

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