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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A Tribe Called Red at PEM

  • February 18, 2016
  • Location: Peabody Essex Museum
  • Address: 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970-3783

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) continues its monthly after-hours party series with PEM/PM: Activate on Thursday, February 18, from 6 to 9 pm. ... View details

Alchemy of the Soul at PEM

  • January 09, 2016 - April 03, 2016
  • Location: Peabody Essex Museum
  • Address: 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970-3783

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents a multimedia and multisensory installation inspired by Cuba and the history of the sugar trade. This i... View details

Asia in Amsterdam: The Culture of Luxury in the Golden Age at PEM

  • February 27, 2016 - June 05, 2016
  • Location: Peabody Essex Museum
  • Address: 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970-3783

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents an exhibition that draws on its world-renowned Asian export art collection to explore a fascinating an... View details

Intersections: Anila Quayyum Agha at PEM

  • February 09, 2016 - July 10, 2016
  • Location: Peabody Essex Museum
  • Address: 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970-3783

Intersections is an immersive single room installation that bathes the visitor in a geometric array of light and shadow. Inspired by traditiona... View details

NATIVE FASHION NOW at PEM

  • November 21, 2015 - March 06, 2016
  • Location: Peabody Essex Museum
  • Address: 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970-3783

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents the first large-scale traveling exhibition of contemporary Native American fashion, celebrating indigenous d... View details

Sizing It Up: Scale in Nature and Art at PEM

  • October 10, 2015 - September 18, 2016
  • Location: Peabody Essex Museum
  • Address: 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970-3783

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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

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