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The Custom House, Salem

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The Custom House is located in Salem. Make The Custom House a centerpiece of your Salem vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Salem online sightseeing planner .
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  • The Custom House tour of the lower level was free when we were. here. Author Hawthorne had worked here for a few years. Loved the history and the building.  more »
  • The doors were open this Halloween weekend of 2017, and it was a treat to see the interior and get a brief history provided by the National Parks representative on site. He did a nice job with a quick...  more »
  • This was a nice place to visit and learn a little history. The view from the second floor out into the harbor was beautiful.  more »
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  • Cool historic building where Hawthorne worked.
  • Old US Custom House

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There are a number of accommodations within walking distance of downtown, enabling you to make the most of Salem’s nightlife and dining options. Those who want a room rich with character should look to the outskirts of the city. There you can find a number of charming bed and breakfasts, several of which are in restored century-old homes. A house or apartment rental is ideal if you're on vacation for a longer period of time.
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