AAA Editor Notes
USS Salem and United States Naval Shipbuilding Museum is at 739 Washington St. Visitors may tour the 716-foot ship and investigate the on-board museums, which highlight aspects of military history from the Revolutionary War era to the present. Several memorial rooms are included aboard the vessel, said to be the world's only preserved heavy cruiser gunship. A considerable weapons collection, books, prints, artwork, photographs, uniforms and helmets are displayed.
Guided tours are available.