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.

Visit Tours, Programs, and Activities for our current schedule.

 

National Park Service 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
October: Everyday from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Begining November 1: Wednesday - Sunday, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

Friendship of Salem

 
Friendship of Salem
Friendship of Salem

Docked at Derby Wharf
Closed
The Friendship of Salem is currently undergoing repairs and routine maintenance at dry dock in Gloucester, Massachusetts. We hope that the Friendship will return to Derby Wharf by November 2016.

 

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:
Sunday through Wednesday: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday through Saturday: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Beginning November 1: Open everyday, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

160 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970

Phone:

(978) 740-1650

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