No, but you are encouraged to do so at pem.org/tickets.
Your Health & Safety
The health and safety of PEM’s staff and visitors is our highest priority. PEM has increased the frequency and intensity of its sanitation and disinfection efforts across the museum and asks that visitors take steps to safeguard their health and the health of others.
In accordance with CDC guidance and city public health mandates, masks are required for all staff and visitors. To comply with new safety protocols, The Pod in PEM's Dotty Brown Art & Nature Center is temporarily closed to the public.
Please read over these FAQs to help prepare for your visit.
• Thursdays 10 am - 5 pm
• Fridays 10 am - 8 pm (NEW!)
• Saturdays & Sundays 10 am - 5 pm
• Holiday Mondays 10 am - 5 pm (including Monday, September 6)
In accordance with CDC guidance and city public health mandates, masks are required for all staff and visitors.
Yes, it is open Fridays 10 am-7pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 10am - 4pm and will be expanding hours and offerings.
The Ropes Mansion (318 Essex Street) is open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays, noon - 4 pm through October 24, 2021. To learn more about PEM’s historic houses, listen to PEM Walks, audio postcards from our architecture collection.
Gallery tours have resumed, please inquire at the Admissions Desk for daily availability.
A self-check coat rack with limited space is available.
All parcels, including handbags, brought into the museum are subject to search.
Parcels 11 x 15 inches or larger may not be brought into the galleries without a security inspection and pass.
Umbrellas are not permitted in the galleries and must be left in the self-check coat area.
Neither knapsacks nor backpack baby carriers may be worn in the galleries.
Painted faces, costume masks, large-fitting costumes, protruding objects (costume accessories) and large brimmed hats are not permitted.
Please contact the security office at 978-745-9500, ext. 3190 for more information.
All exhibitions are on view with the exception of The Pod in PEM's Dotty Brown Art & Nature Center.