Hours, Admission & Location


Monday 10 am–5 pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10 am–5 pm
Friday 10 am–5 pm
Saturday 10 am–5 pm
Sunday 10 am–5 pm

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Please note the museum and shop will be closed Christmas Eve (December 24).

Visitors may purchase advanced general admission tickets at or by calling 978-542-1511.


Adults $20, seniors (65 and over) $18, students (with ID) $12, youth (16 and under) and Salem residents free (does not apply to student tour groups).

Members and Corporate Members are admitted free to all sites and special exhibitions.

People who work in Salem receive free general admission upon presentation of a business card or employee ID at the admissions desk.

For a full list of complimentary admissions, click here.


Location & Information

161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970.
Phone: 978-745-9500, 866-745-1876
For guests who are deaf or hard of hearing: 978-740-3649
Program and Ticket reservations: 978-542-1511

PEM is supported in part by grants from the Barr Foundation, the Mass Cultural Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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