Peabody Essex MuseumCurrently Closed
- Address: 161 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970, USA, United States
- Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +1-9787459500
- Ticket Price: 20 USD
- Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
- Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Family And Kids
Peabody Essex Museum - Review
Considered as one of the oldest continuously operating museums in the United States, Peabody Essex Museum in Salem will change the way you look at art. Dating to the year, 1799 Peabody Essex Museum has come a long way in becoming one of the diverse museums of all times housing arts from Asia, America, and Africa. Comprising of more than 840,000 works of art and culture that represents maritime art and history and two large libraries with over 400,000 books & manuscripts, the grandeur of Peabody Essex Museum is something that has attracted visitors constantly. Learn the culture and the history of the world at this one-stop art destination.
Peabody Essex Museum Information
- The museum is closed during special festival occasions so check with the management before visiting.
Peabody Essex Museum Ticket Prices
- Seniors: $18.00
- Students (with ID): $12.00
- Youth (Age 16 and under) & Salem residents (with ID): Free
Peabody Essex Museum Hours
- Third Thursdays of every month: 10:00am - 7:00pm
- The timings are subject to change so check with the management before visiting.
How To reach Peabody Essex Museum by Public Transport
- Bus: No.451 - stop Hawthorne Blvd @ Essex St.
- Rent a car or hire a taxi.
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95% of people who visit Salem include Peabody Essex Museum in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
48.96% of people start their Peabody Essex Museum visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Peabody Essex Museum
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Peabody Essex Museum, Salem Reviews
This is a must visit museum. They have a 200 yrs old house from China, that's a must see. Just see how life was in China 200 yrs ago. Currently the have the Empresses of the Forbidden City and the exhibit is amazing. Also there's lot of local restaurants and shop to visit, since it is in Salem,MA. Lots of other unusual museums, too. Great area to visit and I highly recommended. You wouldn't be disappointed
A fantastic art museum: I cant believe this world class place is tucked away in Salem! Be sure to check out what exhibitions are on before planning your trip by looking at the website. There has always been a good interactive exhibit for kids every time we've wanted to go. And go to your local library to see if you can borrow a discount pass! Don't pay full price when that is available!
The PEM has an outstanding collection of wonders, not just objects sanctified as great art. Unexpected objects from all over the world. There is an entire house from China! Amazing models of ships along with all sorts of objects of curiosity. The building is comfortable. The staff is helpful and friendly. The special exhibitions noteworthy— like the current one with works by Sally Mann. The cafe is not great but there are lots of good options within walking distance, as you are in the center of town. Well worth walking around, you are at a harbor. Parking is easy. I would avoid going there anytime near Halloween, unless you like to see lots of people dressed in costume, especially as witches.
Strange items to look at. My wife and I didn't have much time because we had to catch a plane. We only spent about 40 minutes walking through the exhibits. The items on display were not really.our thing but it was on the Boston Go Card so we thought we would check it out. Lots of Japanese displays. We saw some hands on displays for children.
Excellent museum. The exhibit spaces are very welcoming. The PEM has many interesting special exhibits. The gift shop has very unique items. The museum is reasonably priced, and well worth the visit. It is located downtown, which makes it easily accessible, and nearby lots of other things you would want to visit.