Housed in the former Salem Armory drill shed. Information, sales area, exhibits on early settlement, maritime era and leather and textile industry. View film on historic Essex County.
June 1 – October 31: Open Daily, 10:00am – 5:00pm. November 1 – May 31: Open Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00am – 4:00pm. Free.
(All park facilities are closed on Thanksgiving, December 25th, and January 1st.)
Regional Information includes: Essex National Heritage Area
Follow the Essex Heritage Trails: Early Settlement, Maritime, and Industrial Trails through 34 communities. From earliest settlement through the nation’s rise as a maritime power, to the early Industrial Revolution, Essex County offers an exciting American story. Inquire at the National Park Service Visitor Center for information.