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Experience art and culture from New England and around the world at one of the region’s largest art museums. Explore the museum’s vast collections and changing exhibitions, ranging from modern art to photography to Asian art and culture. The museum...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970-3783
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Easy parking in the public garage for a small fee. Got there at 10 am, when it opened, on a Saturday. A line to get in, but not a long wait. Free coat check so we could enjoy the day without lugging heavy winter coats....More
We spent a wonderful day viewing one great exhibition after another. The variety made for a fascinating experience.
Chinese Empresses, so engrossing.
Nature, Art and Environment so novel and provocative.
Wild Nature and Design , made me proud to be human! Maybe we have a...More
I never tire of this museum or especially bringing friends who haven't been here. The exhibits are always put together wonderfully and are worth the trip from Western Mass that we make to do it. The atrium cafe is a wonderful place for a coffee...More
Flew up from NC specifically for the Empresses of China’s Forbidden City exhibit. Outstanding experience. Very much enjoyed the permanent Maritime Art and History collection and the tour of the Yin Yu Tang: A Chinese House as well. Parking deck and great restaurants within easy...More
we actually drove from NY to see the exhibit on "Empresses in the Forbidden City" before it closes on Feb 10. and we ended spending most of the day there between the permanent collections and the others. there is a pleasant eating area with decent...More
Tucked away in downtown Salem, MA — it’s almost overshadowed by all the witch city tackiness. Great collection of China Trade Asian ceramics and artifacts. I’ve been here many times and although its ambitions are grand, it never quite hits the mark. Great place for...More
This museum is great, not only it is located in a modern building with adjacent parking, but it also shows very interesting collections including a complete rural Chinese house. I would say that if your are in Salem, skip all the witch frenzy and spend...More