Salem Maritime National Historic Site

Interesting
Visit the city's historic waterfront to relive Salem's glory days. Of the 40 wharves that once reached out into the harbor, Derby Wharf, the longest (2,100 feet), remains. Guided tours of the site include the Custom House, where Nathaniel Hawthorne worked as a port officer; the Derby House (1761); and a replica of the merchant vessel Friendship.

Useful information

Address:

2 New Liberty Street 193, 01970 Salem

Phone:

+1 978-740-1660

Opening hours

mid May-end Oct: 10am-5pm; Nov-mid May: Wed-Sun 10am-4pm - closed 1 Jan, Thanksgiving Day and 25 Dec

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