The Museum is currently closed as we transition
to our new Berth in the Fore River Shipyard! Stay turned for
information regarding our re-opening!
Welcome to the United States Naval Shipbuilding
Museum Online. Located in historic Quincy, Massachusetts.
The USNSM is home to the USS Salem, the world's only preserved
Heavy Cruiser. We are located in the former Quincy Fore River
Shipyard, once one of the Nation's largest Shipbuilding
Spend the night aboard the USS Salem with our
Overnight Adventure Program! We are now
scheduling groups and families for the spring
and fall of 2017. Click on the overnight tab
above for additional information.
Looking for a great Birthday
Party location? Why
not celebrate your birthday aboard the USS Salem and
make it a unique and historic event. Prices start at
just $175 and include a tour of the ship, party room
and a special gift to the birthday boy or girl.
The USS Salem is also available for special
events such as reunions, retirements and
whatever else you can think of. Your guests will
love the unique location and you will be helping
to support a national historic treasure.
To reserve a space for an event, please call
Member of the
Historic Naval Ships Association
The USS Salem starred in the
1956 English film, "Pursuit of the Graf Spee".
Aerial shot of the USS Salem, Summer
Credit: Al Coombs
Helicopter landing aboard the USS Salem
The Mk56 was the
director for the 3in twin automatic gun.