Peabody Essex Museum


Hours & Directions


Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am until 5 pm,
open the third Thursday of every month
10 am-9:00 pm. Closed Mondays
(except holidays).



The museum is approximately 16 miles north of Boston, at 161 Essex St. in historic Salem, Massachusetts (corner of Essex and New Liberty Streets). For recorded directions, call 978-745-9500, ext. 4145.

Museum Expansion

Work continues on the museum's expansion project, part of a $650 million Advancement Campaign that includes new galleries, education spaces, a restaurant and more. Stay up to date with gallery changes and sign up for construction updates.

Become part of the PEM team!

Jobs, internships, fellowships, volunteer opportunities and more, in all facets of museum work at a vibrant and growing institution of art and culture.

Yin Yu Tang

Yin Yu Tang skywell 

Enter the Huang family ancestral home to gain a rare perspective on Chinese art, architecture, and culture

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Abierto de martes a domingo, de 10 am a 5 pm.
Abierto el tercer jueves de cada mes de 10 am a 9:00 pm.
Cerrado los lunes (con excepción de los lunes feriados, ver abajo).
Residentes de Salem, Mass. (con identificación) entran gratis.

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