Peabody Essex Museum

  • 161 Essex Street
  • Salem, MA 01970-3783
  • Neighborhood: Greater Boston - North
  • 978-745-9500
  • Alt Phone: 866-745-1876
  • Fax: 978-745-7550
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Journey through New England's grand and storied past at the stunning Peabody Essex Museum in historic Salem, Mass, just 16 miles north of Boston. Explore the region's connections to the art and culture of China, Japan, India and beyond, and don't miss Yin Yu Tang, a 200 year-old Chinese house. Open Tuesday - Sunday and Holiday Mondays, 10 AM-5 PM Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Admission: $15 Adults; Seniors $13; Students 17 and older $11; Children 16 and under FREE. Residents of Salem enjoy free general admission and free admission to Yin Yu Tang. Special exhibitions may require an additional fee. The Peabody Essex Museum is located just north of Boston in Salem, Massachusetts. Visitors can easily access this historic, waterfront town by taking the MBTA commuter rail from North Station. Take the Green Line or Orange Line to North Station. Follow signs for the Commuter Rail. Purchase tickets for Salem on the Newbury-Rockport line. Once in Salem, the museum and other attractions are just a short walk from the rail station. To get to the museum follow the stairs to street level, head straight down Washington Street and take a left on Essex. The Museum will be on your right. A 30-minute train ride and a short walk from the train station, make getting to the Peabody Essex museum a breeze for Boston visitors. For a train schedule and fare information, visit www.mbta.com.

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  • Reception Capacity for Largest Room: 500
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  • Total Restaurant Dining Capacity: 60
  • Dining Options: Breakfast, Lunch, Sunday Brunch

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American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood at PEM

  • June 06, 2015 - September 07, 2015
  • Location: Peabody Essex Museum
  • Address: 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970-3783
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

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Art Adventurers at PEM

  • July 27, 2015 - July 31, 2015
  • Location: Peabody Essex Museum
  • Address: 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970-3783

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Art Majors at PEM

  • August 03, 2015 - August 07, 2015
  • Location: Peabody Essex Museum
  • Address: 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970-3783

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Audacious: The Fine Art of Wood from the Montalto Bohlen Collection at PEM

  • February 21, 2015 - June 21, 2015
  • Location: Peabody Essex Museum
  • Address: 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970-3783

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Branching Out: Trees as Art at PEM

  • September 27, 2014 - September 20, 2015
  • Location: Peabody Essex Museum
  • Address: 161 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3783

This exhibition explores the often surprising ways in which contemporary artists use trees as an inspiration as well as a medium for their ar... View details

Evening Party Series at PEM

  • January 15, 2015 - December 17, 2015
  • Location: Peabody Essex Museum
  • Address: 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970-3783

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Figuring the Abstract in Indian Art

  • April 05, 2014 - May 31, 2015
  • Location: Peabody Essex Museum
  • Address: 161 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3783

This installation of 20th-century paintings and 15th- to 19th-century sculptures explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for embodying ... View details

Raven's Many Gifts: Native Art of the Northwest Coast at PEM

  • April 29, 2014 - May 31, 2015
  • Location: Peabody Essex Museum
  • Address: 161 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3783

Explore the living relationships among humans, animals, ancestors and supernatural beings through works of Native art from the Pacific Northw... View details

Stickwork at PEM

  • May 23, 2015 - March 21, 2016
  • Location: Peabody Essex Museum
  • Address: 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970-3783

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Stickwork: Patrick Dougherty at PEM

  • May 23, 2015 - May 28, 2017
  • Location: Peabody Essex Museum
  • Address: 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970-3783

Patrick Dougherty bends, weaves and flexes saplings into architectural sculptures that dynamically relate to the landscape and built environment a... View details

Storyteller: The Photographs of Duane Michals at PEM

  • March 14, 2015 - June 21, 2015
  • Location: Peabody Essex Museum
  • Address: 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970-3783

One of the most influential photographers of the 20th century, Duane Michals (b. 1932) is credited with pioneering new ways of considering and ... View details

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