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 Enterprises.

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 2018. 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. Click here for further information.

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.

For general inquiries or to reserve a space for an event, please call 617-479-7900.

For Ghost Ship Harbor inquiries please call (617) 935-0444.

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The USS Salem starred in the 1956 English film, "Pursuit of the Graf Spee".

Aerial shot of the USS Salem, Summer 2009
Credit: Al Coombs

HU-2 Helicopter landing aboard the USS Salem

The Mk56 was the director for the 3in twin automatic gun.


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