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Peabody Essex Museum

East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970
+1 866-745-1876
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“chinese house” (286 reviews)
“asian art” (52 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970
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+1 866-745-1876
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Reviewed yesterday

This museum is very expensive. It contains Japanese artwork, ceramics, and other Asian items. Some rooms are nearly empty. They had a special exhibit of wearable art but we had seen it previously in Christchurch, New Zealand. The moon exhibit consists mainly of photos. Nothing...More

Thank D0nlan40
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

PEM is wonderful. Amazing collection of historic pieces from the years when Salem was the busiest India trade port as well as a diverse modern collection. The reconstructed house from China is a marvel and their featured exhibits are the best- recently saw Rodin and...More

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited the Peabody Essex with some friends. Just walking into the spacious, bright and airy lobby lets you know you're in for a treat. The special exhibit was "Oceanliners" and I was thinking this might not be of great interest. However, I was wrong. It...More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 5 days ago

The China House at the PEM is a fabulous addition to their collection and a great insight to Chinese life.

1  Thank Niamh D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Friendly staff everywhere, incredible exhibits, great food. Beautiful facility, user friendly. Good for every age. Changing exhibits make you want to come back.

Thank Judester517
Reviewed 5 days ago

Exhibits include fashion, art, history...Very friendly staff and a comfortable atrium with good food service add to the experience. Many areas are geared to children and provide excellent educational opportunities. Plan a half day at least and a full day if it is adults only.

Thank iznelav7
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were aware of the nature of the PEM's collection and focus. Looked forward to seeing two of of the current exhibits on the Trans-Atlantic passenger ships and WOW. I was also looking forward to seeing the maritime collection and the some of the American...More

Thank Tripplanner-89
Reviewed 1 week ago

So my daughter and I only went here because it was part of our Go Boston card and she's a museum buff. We weren't really expecting much because we'd never heard of this museum, nor had many locals in the Boston area, BUT this museum...More

Thank Eddie T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a private dinner event at the museum which included a pre dinner docent guided tour. Very knowledgable docent.

Thank Sailorman65
Reviewed 1 week ago

Peabody Essex Museum is always a delight with its clean, modern, uncrowded atmosphere and intriguing temporary exhibits and World of Wearable Art was no exception This is a must see and will take an hour or so. It comes from an annual New Zealand competition...More

Thank drregina
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Walter M
What is the admission price?
2 March 2017|
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Response from PEMSalem | Property representative |
Thank you Mary M!
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