Peabody Essex Museum

About PEM

Founded in 1799, we’re the country’s oldest continuously operating museum. We provide thought-provoking experiences that celebrate the creative achievements and potential of people across time, place and culture.

DEIA Commitment Statement

PEM is committed to being an inclusive, equitable cultural organization.

Our Future

Read our 2023 Strategic Plan, PEM FORWARD, to learn more about our mission and values. 

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