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Free Fun Friday

Friday, July 6, 2018 from 10 am - 5 pm

Free general admission today!

The Peabody Essex Museum is proud to participate in the annual Free Fun Fridays program sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation. 

The Ward House, Crowninshield-Bentley House and the Gardner-Pingree House, all just steps away from the museum, are also open for free today from 11 am to 4 pm. There's no need to check in at the museum first.

The Ropes Mansion (318 Essex St.) will be open from noon to 4 pm for self-guided tours.

Please note that tickets to Yin Yu Tang: A Chinese House are not included.

Free Fun Fridays is a program that includes 66 museums and cultural venues across Massachusetts. Each Friday this summer, there will be between five and eight venues open for free. The program began Friday, June 29, and runs through Friday, August 31. For the full schedule visit