Directions and Parking

In downtown Salem, the museum is on route 1A, diagonally across from the Common.

 

If using a GPS to find your way, our address is: 19 1/2 Washington Square North, Salem, MA.

 

Directions to Salem

Public Transportation

  • By Bus from Boston
    From Haymarket, take #450 or #455 to downtown Salem.
  • By Commuter Rail (T) from Boston
    From North Station, take Ipswich or Rockport trains. At Salem station, exit up stairs to Washington St.
  • Click Haunted Happenings Trains for the Haunted Happenings Train Schedule.

MBTA For bus and rail information call 1-800-392-6100  

Driving

  • From Boston - Rt. 1N (Approx. 30 min. drive)
    U.S. Rt. 1N, to Rt. 128 N, Exit 25A (Rt. 114 E.). When you enter Salem, look for signs to Salem Visitor Center. The Museum is located on Rt. 1A N, across from the Salem Common, on route to the Salem Visitor Center.
  • From Boston - I95 N (Approx. 30 min. drive)
    Follow I95 N/128 N, to Exit 45 (Rt. 128 N exclusively), to exit 26 (Lowell St.) or Exit 25A (Rt. 114 E). When you enter Salem look for signs to Salem Visitor Center. The Museum is located on Rt. 1A N, across from the Salem Common, on route to the Salem Visitor Center.
  • From Boston - I93 N (Approx. 30 min. drive)
    Follow I93 N to Exit 37A (I95 N). Follow directions for I95 N above.
  • From Cape Cod - Sagamore Bridge (Approx. 90 min. drive)
    Follow Rt. 3N through Boston to Rt. 1 North, via Tobin Bridge. Follow directions for Rt. 1 N above.
  • From the Mass Pike
    Take Rt. 90 E, to I95/Rt. 128 N, to Rt. 114 E, follow directions for I95 N above.
  • From Logan Airport
    Follow Rt. 1A N, from airport. When you enter Salem look for signs to Salem Visitor Center. The Museum is located on Rt. 1A N, across from the Salem Common, on route to the Salem Visitor Center.
  • From Maine/North
    Follow I95 S to exit 50 (Rt. 1 S). In approximately half a mile, take Rt. 62 E, in Beverly, take right onto Rt. 1A S. When you enter Salem, look for signs to Salem Visitor Center. The Museum is located on Rt. 1A N, across from the Salem Common, on route to the Salem Visitor Center.
  • Please note I95N/128N share the same road for the loop around Boston. To stay on Rt. 128N take exit 45. You'll notice the exit numbers for Rt. 128N will change from Exit 45 to Exit 28. Stay on Rt. 128N and follow directions above.

Parking in Salem

There are several parking garages in Salem that are within walking distance of the Museum.


South Harbor Garage 

Parking Garage
Address: 10 Congress St, Salem, MA 01970
Phone:(978) 741-2880

 

Salem East India Square Garage 

Parking Garage
Address: 1 New Liberty St, Salem, MA 01970
Phone:(978) 745-8120

 

MBTA Salem

Commuter Rail Newburyport/Rockport Line Lot Parking Garage and passenger rail station
Address: 252 Bridge Street, Salem, MA 01970 

This garage is a passenger rail station on MBTA Commuter Rail's Newburyport/Rockport Line located at 252 Bridge Street near the intersection of Massachusetts Route 107 and Route 114 in Salem, Massachusetts.

 

Please visit http://parkinginsalem.com/whats-right-for-me/what-option-is-best-for-me/ for additional options on parking your vehicle, motor coach or RV.