Ranger-Guided Programs

One of the best ways to experience a national park is by participating in a ranger-guided program! Join us for one of our regularly scheduled programs, at a special event, or request a tour for your group!

Summer & Fall Programs

Historic Houses Tour

This one hour tour visits the Derby House and Narbonne House. It is limited to 8 people and reservations are required. Reserve your spot the day of at the Salem Armory Visitor Center (2 New Liberty St) or by calling 978-740-1650.

The History of Slavery at Salem Maritime

On this one hour walking tour, participants will examine sites and primary sources to learn about the lives of enslaved people and newly freed people of African descent living in Salem during the 18th century. This tour also examines the ties between New England merchants (like Richard & Elias Hasket Derby) and slave plantations of the West Indies.

Open House Programs

Meet Park Rangers and Volunteers during open house hours at Friendship of Salem, Pedrick Store House, the Custom House, and the Narbonne House.

Year Round Programs

Education Programs

Students of all ages are invited to participate in curriculum-based education programs!

Request a Special Ranger-Guided Tour

Any group (educational or non-educational) can email us to request a ranger-guided program at Salem Maritime. Requests must be submitted at least two weeks in advance and are subject to availability.

Check our Calendar

Visit our calendar to find special event programs!

Last updated: February 17, 2021

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Mailing Address:

160 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970



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