Peabody Essex Museum

Art, Halloween, Museums & Attractions

Founded in 1799, the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM)  is the oldest continuously operating museum in the country. It’s also one of the largest and fastest-growing. PEM features art and culture from New England and around the world. Experience special exhibitions and events that celebrate creativity, innovation, and the human spirit. Tour notable historic properties, including Yin Yu Tang, a 200-year-old Chinese House that is the only structure of its kind in the U.S. ♿

Open Thursday-Sunday, 10 am -5 pm

Groups welcome! Click here to learn more.

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Peabody Essex Museum


161 Essex Street
Salem, MA

Public Health Guidelines

Physical distancing of 6’ or more required

Hand sanitizer or hand washing stations available

Contactless payment available and encouraged

Reduced capacity / occupancy may increase wait times

Reservations Recommended