Seasonal Hours

Photo by John Andrews

Explore Salem this spring and discover seasonal events, attractions, and more. Some business hours may change seasonally. Review the list below to see which attractions change their hours for the season and contact individual businesses for the most current hours.

Visitor Information

Salem Regional Visitor Center
2 New Liberty Street | 978-740-1650
Winter Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00 am-4:00 pm. Site information and Junior Ranger packets are also available online. Visitor information is also available at Waite & Peirce National Park Service Information Center & Park Store at 193 Derby Street.

Waite & Peirce National Park Service Information Center & Park Store
193 Derby Street | 978-744-4319
Open daily, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Upcoming Events

Friendship Returns to Derby Wharf | April 22
The Friendship will return to Derby Wharf at approximately 1:00 pm. Festivities and public access to the top deck of the ship will follow her return. 
Learn more here.

6th Annual Salem Fashion Show | April 26
Features fabulous looks from local boutiques on the biggest catwalk in town, modeling looks that display the amazing variety and versatility of fashion options found in Salem in support of the Salem Arts Festival.
Learn more here.

ArtWeek | April 26-May 5
ArtWeek features unexpected and creative experiences that are interactive or offer behind-the-scenes access to artists or the creative process.
Learn more here.

Easter in Salem: Check the events calendar for Easter Sunday dining, and note that the Salem Trolley and HausWitch Home + Healing will be closed on April 21. 

Click here to view the complete events calendar.


Click here to view a complete list of local and regional accommodations.

Museums & Attractions

Most of Salem's museums and attractions are currently open for the season with exceptions listed below. Find a complete list of things to do in Salem here. 

Many walking tours run year-round and others run by appointment or with groups only depending on the season, and the Salem Trolley runs daily 10:00 am-5:00 pm (last full tour at 4:00 pm, closed Easter Sunday). View a complete list of walking tours in Salem and a monthly schedule here.

The following attractions are currently closed for the season:

Harbor tours begin re-opening in May. View a complete list of harbor cruises here.

Click here to view a complete list of museums and attractions.


Salem Ferry
Long Wharf in Boston/10 Blaney Street in Salem | 877-SEE-WHALE
Currently closed for the season and scheduled to reopen May 2019. Salem is accessible via public transportation from Boston year-round with the MBTA Commuter Rail.

Click here to learn more about public transportation in Salem.