Peabody Essex Museum
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About this place
There are many reasons to come to PEM. Sometimes, looking at a work of art with someone special by your side is all the motivation you need. Sitting in the light-filled Atrium, watching the expression on a child's face as she makes a collage — each experience is worth the trip...
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The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem, Massachusetts, is a successor to the East India Marine Society, established in 1799. It combines the collections of the former Peabody Museum of Salem (which acquired the Society's collection) and the Essex Institute. The museum holds one of the major…
A world renowned museum that has many artifacts from the Salem historic maritime past as well as contemporary exhibits and a life size home from China for tours.
With an ever-changing display of exhibitions theres something here for everyone to explore!