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
Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00 am-4:00 pm. (Open daily beginning May 31). 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

Photo by John Andrews

Salem Celebrates the Fourth | July 4
Celebrate 4th of July in Salem with annual fireworks, live music, and more!
Learn more here.

Enduring Hawthorne: Marathon Reading of "The House of the Seven Gables" | July 7
Salem Maritime National Historic Site will be hosting a marathon read of The House of the Seven Gables at our museum campus. Join us from the beginning or stop by to listen as the novel progresses. 
Learn more here.

Witches Cup | July 11
The Witches Cup would like to welcome some new, and some returning sponsors of 4 great races, combined with an even BIGGER hospitality tent sponsored by Seaboard Products!
Learn more here.

Click here to view the complete events calendar.


Salem's accommodations offer something for everyone including full service hotels, historic inns, and romantic B&Bs. Contact each accommodation individually for booking information, special offers, and more.

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

Museums & Attractions

Photo by Jared Charney

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 run all summer long and through October. View a complete list of harbor cruises here.

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


Salem Ferry, Salem, MA, Kate Fox

Salem Ferry
Long Wharf in Boston/10 Blaney Street in Salem | 877-SEE-WHALE
Open May-October. 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.