Side Trips from Boston Sights

Peabody Essex Museum

  • Fodor's Choice

Published 07/22/2015

Fodor's Review

Salem's world-class museum celebrates maritime art, history, and the spoils of the Asian export trade. Its 30 galleries, housed in a contemplative blend of modern design, represent a diverse range of styles; exhibits include pieces ranging from American decorative and seamen's art to idea studios and photography. While there be sure to tour the Yin Yu Tang house. This fabulous 200-year-old house dates to the Qing Dynasty (1644–1911) of China. The museum brought it over from China in sections and reassembled it here.

Sight Information


East India Sq., Salem, Massachusetts, 01970, United States


978-745–9500; 866-745–1876


Sight Details:

  • $15
  • Tues.–Sun. 10–5; Mon. holidays 10–5

Published 07/22/2015


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