Peabody Essex Museum

Highly recommended
Peabody Essex Museum is home to paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, drawings, textiles and architectural objects relating to the history of the region, with an emphasis on seafaring and international trade. The department of Maritime Art includes a fascinating collection of 19C carved ships' figureheads, while the Asian Export Art section houses collections of 19C and 20C porcelain, silverware, fabrics and precious metals. The museum also hosts interesting temporary exhibitions.

Useful information

Address:

161 Essex Street, 01970 Salem

Phone:

+1 978-745-9500

Price:

15 $ (-15 years old free of charge)

Opening hours

Tue-Sun 10am-5pm (9pm 3rd Thu of the month) - closed Mon (except Bank Hols), 1 Jan, Thanksgiving Day and 25 Dec

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