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Peabody Essex Museum

East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970
+1 866-745-1876
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Experience art and culture from New England and around the world at one of the region’s largest art museums. Explore the museum’s vast collections and changing exhibitions, ranging from modern art to photography to Asian art and culture. The museum campus features numerous parks, period gardens, and 24 historic properties, including Yin Yu Tang, the only example of Chinese vernacular architecture on display in the United States.
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East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The PEM is a staple for my family. The discounts they provide make it accessible for everyone. They have a very family friendly environment and they exhibits cater to all ages. Hands on exhibits and many activities for youngsters and complex art exhibits and science...More

Thank Riley B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

XYZT is our absolute favorite exhibit. 🤩there are so Many exhibits that are fun for kids. The Arts & Nature exhibits are very interactive. We enjoy the Yin YouTang House and watching the fish swim there. Love the snacks and joy chocolate too.

Thank Gail G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such alot to see. Right now they have a six story Chinese house on display that you can walk through. it costs a few bucks more but when are you ever gonna get a chance to that. The museum is big and could take the...More

1  Thank Shanghai-McCoy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

they offer tours, but you dont know which are available and when til last minute, and it was difficult to get information about what the tours entailed

Thank Marie Renee B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been many times for a series of exhibits in this museum. It's a wonderful place. While it may not have famous works of art, the curators have a sharp eye for exhibits that are unique, and present art in a different point of view...More

Thank ogondai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent exhibit. Crowded but worth it Hidden treasure of a museum The digital light exhibit was very fun for kids. The GO exhibit featured her clothing as well as some paintings. It went through life her and her journey to become the famous artist.

Thank naqncy8814
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Georgia O’Keeffe exhibit and the XYZT exhibit both of which were amazing. Highly recommended!

Thank AcadiaFernbrook
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every thing in this museum is top notch. Look for the special, limited time, exhibits. Over the years they have been spectacular (ex.) Fabrege Eggs.

Thank Irisheyes205
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a world class museum located on the North Shore. The permanent collection is good, but the exhibits are consistently first rate. The current Georgia O’Keefe show is excellent. The curatorial staff is terrific, and has made past shows tremendously interesting, even if, unlike...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent museum with a fabulous variety of exhibits in a beautiful building - also with a nice cafe and store. Easy parking in the adjacent garage. Continues to grow eqach year in size and in reputation.

Thank Jim K
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30 July 2017|
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Response from Cindy S | Reviewed this property |
It's self- guided and you can stay as long as you like till closing.
Walter M
2 March 2017|
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Response from PEMSalem | Property representative |
Thank you Mary M!