Peabody Essex Museum

Highly recommended
Salem's premier museum houses over a million objects—paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, drawings, textiles and architectural objects— related to the history of the region, with an emphasis on seafaring and international trade. The department of Maritime Art and History includes a fascinating collection of 19C carved ships' figureheads and an expansive exhibit on Yankee whaling. The 10,000-object Asian Export Art collection is also formidable. The Peabody also sponsors guided tours of three historic houses (reservations required) that trace the evolution of architecture, values and life in Salem.

Useful information

Adresse : 

Essex St 161

Phone:

+1 978-745-9500

Price:

15 $ (-16 years old free of charge)

Opening hours

[Tue-Sun 10am-5pm (9.30pm 3rd Thu of every month) - closed 1 Jan, Thanksgiving Day and 25 Dec]

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